October 2010

October 31, 2010

“I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.”

Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992)

October 30, 2010

“All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.”

Ellen Glasgow (1874 – 1945)

October 29, 2010

“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.”

Charles M. Schulz (1922 – 2000)

October 28, 2010

“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.”

Clifford Stoll (unknown)

October 27, 2010

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”

Victor Hugo (1802 – 1885)

October 26, 2010

“Time moves in one direction, memory in another.”

William Gibson (1948 – )

October 25, 2010

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”

Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)

October 24, 2010

“More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.”

Doug Larson (1926 – )

October 23, 2010

“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”

Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874 – 1936)

October 22, 2010

“Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.”

Clarence Day (1874 – 1935)

October 21, 2010

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.”

Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967)

October 20, 2010

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.”

Bill Cosby (1937 – )

October 19, 2010

“Every great film should seem new every time you see it.”

Roger Ebert (1942 – )

October 18, 2010

“90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.”

Colin Powell (1937 – )

October 17, 2010

“An unjust peace is better than a just war.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC)

October 16, 2010

“Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.”

W. Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965)

October 15, 2010

“A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.”

William Ralph Inge (1860 – 1954)

October 14, 2010

“My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.”

Cary Grant (1904 – 1986)

October 13, 2010

“A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”

Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626)

October 12, 2010

“The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.”

William Gibson (1948 – )

October 11, 2010

“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.”

Mitchell Kapor (1950 – )

October 10, 2010

“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.”

William Arthur Ward (1921 – 1994)

October 9, 2010

“A good hockey player plays

where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.”

Wayne Gretzky (1961 – )

October 8, 2010

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”

George Edward Woodberry (1855 – 1930)

October 7, 2010

“Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out.”

Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904)

October 6, 2010

“Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.”

Alan Alda (1936 – )

October 5, 2010

“And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.”

Andrew Carnegie (1835 – 1919)

October 4, 2010

“If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.”

Sidney Lanier (1842 – 1881)

October 3, 2010

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.”

Marshall McLuhan (1911 – 1980)

October 2, 2010

“Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.”

Terry Pratchett (1948 – )

October 1, 2010

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 – 1969)

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