Education

Thought for the Day

Ann Landers

Ann Landers

“One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closest friends; if they seem OK, then you’re the one.”


–Ann Landers

Dave Barry vs. the Metric System

Dave Barry

Dave Barry

“The weightlifting competition I saw was the women’s 63 kg class.

I’m not sure whether this means the actual women weighed 63 kg or the weights they lifted weighed 63 kg.

Or possibly the temperature in the weightlifting hall was 63 kg.

There’s no way to know for sure without finding out what a “kg” is, and my belief, as an American, is that if I have to start understanding the metric system, then the terrorists have won.”


–Dave Barry

Puritanism Defined

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

“Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”


–H.L. Mencken

got enemies?

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

“You have enemies?

Good.

That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”


–Sir Winston Churchill

World War IV

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

“I do not know how the Third World War will be fought, but I can tell you what they will use in the Fourth — rocks!”
-–Albert Einstein

God’s Overestimation

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

“I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”


–Oscar Wilde

What?

George Carlin

George Carlin

“Not only do I not know what’s going on, I wouldn’t know what to do about it if I did.”


—George Carlin

Weapons In the Hands of Fools

Frank Lloyd Wright “I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters.”


–Frank Lloyd Wright

Why You NEED Your Computer

Dave Barry

Dave Barry

“To better understand why you need a personal computer, let’s take a look at the pathetic mess you call your life.”


–Dave Barry

Technical Sweetness

J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer

“When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to do about it only after you have had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”


-–J Robert Oppenheimer

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