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Saturday, 01 September 2007

Just some quotations I've run across that seemed appropriately Surly.

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got. — W. Edwards Deming
Hanging one scoundrel, it appears, does not deter the next. Well, what of it? The first one is at least disposed of. — H. L. Mencken
Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses. — H. L. Mencken
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. — H. L. Mencken
Demagogue: One who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots. — H. L. Mencken
The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work. — Unknown
A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults. — Louis Nizer
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. — Clarence Darrow
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. — Mark Twain
Hey, pal. What has two thumbs and doesn't give a crap? Me. Bob Kelso. — Bob Kelso character on TV sitcom "Scrubs"
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity. — Robert Heinlein
You don't throw a pirhana into the kiddie pool and hang around to watch the bubbles. — Jimmy James character on “News Radio” TV show
Give a man a fire and you keep him warm for a night. Set him on fire and you keep him warm for the rest of his life. — Unknown
The world is run by idiots because they're more efficient than hamsters. — Unknown
The moon is covered with the results of astronomical odds. — Unknown
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. — Robert Heinlein, "Logic of Empire"
Maybe I should tie the long hair on your head to the shorth air on your ass and kick you down the street. — Hank Hill
Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. — Jed Babbit (Former US Under-secretary of Defense)
The optimist thinks this is the most perfect of all worlds; the pessimist fears he is right. — J. Robert Oppenheimer
Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me, either. In fact, just leave me alone. — Unknown
It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others. — Unknown
If you lend someone $20, and never see that person again, it was probably worth it. — Unknown
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots & tyrants. — Thomas Jefferson
You cannot apply a technological solution to a sociological problem. — Edwards' Law

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