“There is no security in this life. There is only opportunity.”
–Douglas MacAurthur

June 20th, 2010

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
–Albert Einstein

June 20th, 2010

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.”
–Henry Ford

June 20th, 2010

“We’re not happy until you’re not happy.”
– Grumpy’s Garage

June 20th, 2010

“Adding power makes you faster on the straights. Subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere.”
– Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman

June 20th, 2010

“Simplicate, then add lightness.”
– Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman

June 20th, 2010

“Reporters thrive on the world’s misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
– Russell Baker

June 20th, 2010

“Hold my beer and watch this!”
– Famous last words department

June 20th, 2010

“When I was a boy and other boys were lying awake wondering how girls worked, I was lying awake thinking about the Triumph TR6. What’s wrong with that?”
– James May

June 20th, 2010

“I would rather play Chiquita Banana and have my swimming pool than play Bach and starve.”
– Xavier Cugat

June 20th, 2010

“Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one.”
– Duke Ellington

June 20th, 2010

“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”
– Winston Churchill

June 20th, 2010

“None of the characters I’ve played are really like me. That would be boring. It wouldn’t be acting.”
– Anna Paquin

June 20th, 2010

“If thy neighbor offend thee, give each of his children bagpipes.”
–Scottish proverb

June 20th, 2010

“They’ll talk to ya and talk to ya and talk to ya about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it’s gonna scare ‘em.”
– George Hanson

June 20th, 2010

“I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.”
– Alfred Hitchcock

June 20th, 2010

“Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.”
– J. R. R. Tolkien

June 7th, 2010

“We’re not snooty, stuck-up, malevolent, malignant creatures, as we’re so often portrayed. We’re actually kind of cool and hip.”
– Helen Mirren

June 7th, 2010

“First of all I would like to make one thing quite clear. I never explain anything.”
– Mary Poppins

June 7th, 2010

“I think a little more distance can help everybody do a better job of keeping their temper.”
– David Frum

June 7th, 2010

“David, you have to let me play Frank because I am Frank.”
– Dennis Hopper

June 7th, 2010

“Many women who do not dress modesty … lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which increases earthquakes."
– Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi

June 7th, 2010

“Like all artists I want to cheat death a little and contribute something to the next generation.”
– Dennis Hopper

June 7th, 2010

“I’m 47, how am I supposed to look.”
– Demi Moore

June 7th, 2010

“Television has become predictable, vulgar and nasty.”
– Joan Collins

June 7th, 2010

“I always turn to the sports section first. The sports section records man’s accomplishments; the front page has nothing but man’s failures.”
– Earl Warren

June 7th, 2010

“Human beings have a seemingly fundamental tendency to compensate for lower risks in one area by taking greater risks in another.”
– Malcolm Gladwell

May 29th, 2010

“You will face your inner demons, now go, my son, and rock.”
– Ronnie James Dio

May 17th, 2010

“Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.”
– Charles Darwin

May 12th, 2010

“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”
– Charles Darwin

May 12th, 2010

“A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives – of approving of some and disapproving of others.”
– Charles Darwin

May 12th, 2010

“The journey we take with our artists and performers must surely include the hard truths of mortality, the fading of our powers. For the majority of Andrews audience, the pleasure was sharing a space with their icon, and being taken on a carefully constructed nostalgic journey in which her croaky singing would have added a bittersweet emotional tug to the encounter. Perhaps those angered at the vocal limitations of a 74-year-old woman are actually in a kind of denial, shocked to be confronted not just with evidence of their heroine’s mortality, but their own.”
– Neil McCormick

May 11th, 2010

“Several members of the house had been fleeced in a game of penny-ante poker by this reporter, a very average card player. Seven-card stud, it seemed, was looked on as an activity in which the very considerable intelligence of these men and women could lie completely dormant.”
– Elena Kagan

May 10th, 2010

“To fix one’s car is not merely to use up time, it is to have a different experience of time, of one’s car, and of oneself.”
– Matthew B. Crawford

May 9th, 2010

“Sometimes a problem reaches a point of acuity where there are just two choices left: bold action or permanent crisis. This is such a moment for our energy system and environment.”
– David Rothkopf

May 6th, 2010

“Apple you guys were the rebels man, the underdogs. People believed in you. But now, are you becoming The Man? Remember back in 1984, you had those awesome ads about overthrowing Big Brother? Look in the mirror, man!”
– Jon Stewart

May 5th, 2010

“We do ‘custom-tailor’ mice. We view them as the canvas upon which we do these genetic transplantations.”
– Howard B. Rosen

May 4th, 2010

“We needed the sort of facilities where we could have a cup of tea and wander around the garden and go in and do what we had to do.”
– Jimmy Page

May 3rd, 2010

“Glib fluency in front of the camera might win over TV viewers, but it is not an indicator of a politician’s genuine stature.”
– Leo McKinstry

May 3rd, 2010

“she has one of those unplaceable accents that mark out a specific quintile of the upper-lower-upper class”
– Simon Carr

May 3rd, 2010

“PowerPoint makes us stupid.”
– Gen. James N. Mattis

April 27th, 2010

“You are an apocalyptic dingleberry.”
– James May

April 27th, 2010

“Investment bankers are just doing ‘God’s work’.”
– Lloyd Blankfein

April 26th, 2010

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.”
– Edward Abbey

April 26th, 2010

“If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.”
– Keith Richards

April 26th, 2010

“If there are twelve clowns in a ring, you can jump in the middle and start reciting Shakespeare, but to the audience, you’ll just be the thirteenth clown”
- Adam Walinsky

April 26th, 2010

“I would die before I give you power over me.”
– Narcissus

April 25th, 2010

You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body”
- C.S. Lewis

April 25th, 2010

“The faster we’re carried, the less time we have to spare.”
– Orson Welles

April 20th, 2010

“Let’s do the broken dance!”
– Juliet Beer

April 18th, 2010

“when it comes to me, body language lies.”
– Michael J. Fox

April 18th, 2010

“I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I’ve come to the conclusion that we all get an education. And somehow over the years, I managed to get one.”
– Michael J. Fox

April 18th, 2010

“In a world overrun by Bond wannabes, this is a car for the John Steed in every man: individualistic and quirky, stylish and confident. As a bonus, you could wear a bowler while driving it, too.”
– Steve Wakefield

April 16th, 2010

“The prolonged experience of deprivation and humiliation can radicalize even normal people.”
– Condoleeza Rice

April 15th, 2010

“It was a whole personality shift for me. I wasn’t any longer attached to my performance and trying to control things. I could see that the really good things in life will happen if you just show up and share your natural enthusiasms with people.”
– Clark Martin

April 12th, 2010

“Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.”
– Maureen Dowd

April 8th, 2010

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”
– Maureen Dowd

April 8th, 2010

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
– Vince Lombardi

April 6th, 2010

“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”
– Benjamin Franklin

April 6th, 2010

“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.”
– Beatrix Potter

April 6th, 2010

“Those that know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.”
– Polybius

April 6th, 2010

“Do not mistake consequence for fate.”
- Kirstin Brown

April 6th, 2010

“The torch of doubt and chaos is what the sage steers by.”
- Chuang Tzu

April 6th, 2010

“If I take refuge in ambiguity, I assure you that it’s quite conscious.”
- Kingman Brewster

March 30th, 2010

“If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.”
– Katharine Hepburn

March 29th, 2010

“Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.”
– Milton Glaser

March 29th, 2010

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”
- Benjamin Franklin

March 29th, 2010

“This evening, I was driving in an over-exuberant manner and, as a result, was stopped by the police.”
– Lewis Hamilton

March 28th, 2010

“because the reality of things going on around me is more interesting than the fantasies of the world I work in.”
– Dennis Hopper

March 27th, 2010

“I had final cut, they wanted me to re-edit it, I refused.”
– Dennis Hopper

March 27th, 2010

“Peat Monster, which tastes a bit like arson, in a good way.”
– Matt Gross

March 27th, 2010

“I’m still around. Let me know if there is anything new.”
– Barak Obama

March 26th, 2010

“Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.”
– Napoleon Bonaparte

March 24th, 2010

“A good rousing sneeze, one that tears open your collar and throws your hair into your eyes, is really one of life’s sensational pleasures.”
– Robert Benchley

March 22nd, 2010

“Sometimes I get the feeling the aspirin companies are sponsoring my headaches.”
– Terri Guillemets

March 22nd, 2010

“My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass.”
– Terri Guillemets

March 22nd, 2010

“What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease.”
– George Dennison Prentice

March 22nd, 2010

“Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something.”
– Lord Chesterfield

March 22nd, 2010

“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”
– Doug Larson

March 22nd, 2010

“I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.”
Samuel Butler

March 22nd, 2010

“Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.”
- HAL

March 21st, 2010

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”
– Rogers Hornsby

March 21st, 2010

“Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.”
- Mark Twain

March 21st, 2010

“I believe in the old Sam Goldwyn motto that there ain’t nothing wrong with Hollywood that good movies wouldn’t fix. I’m here to do the good movies.”
- Bob Lutz

March 20th, 2010

“I believe strongly that this country has to get off oil. The electrification of the automobile is inevitable.”
– Bob Lutz

March 20th, 2010

“A whole family of angry kitchen appliances, demented toasters, furious bread machines and vengeful trash compactors.”
– Bob Lutz

March 20th, 2010

“If you are going to pretend it’s youth, you are going to miss it.”
- Betty Freidan

March 19th, 2010

“Forbearance is the hallmark of your creed.”
– M. Poppins

March 15th, 2010

“When I die, I’m leaving my body to science fiction.”
– Steven Wright

March 15th, 2010

“You can’t have everything.
Where would you put it?”
– Steven Wright

March 15th, 2010

“Every so often, I like to stick my head out the window, look up, and smile for a satellite picture.”
– Steven Wright

March 15th, 2010

“The problem with communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished.”
– George Bernard Shaw

March 15th, 2010

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.”
– Benjamin Franklin

March 15th, 2010

“A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.”
– William Faulkner

March 15th, 2010

“How can I kick myself? There are other people to be kicked.”
– Martha Stewart

March 15th, 2010

“It’s not for the chicken to speak of his own soup.”
– Quentin Tarantino

March 15th, 2010

“I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.”
– Linus VanPelt

March 15th, 2010

“The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.”
– Adam Walinsky

March 15th, 2010

“How can I know what I think until I read what I write?”
– James Reston

March 15th, 2010

“Hedgehogs – why can’t they just share the hedge?”
– Dan Antopolsk

March 15th, 2010