Some of my favorite quotes

A witty saying proves nothing.

"What is life but a series of inspired follies?"

"Rock gives reality to the otherwise abstract notion of transhuman time."
Edward Abbey

"Who needs astrology? The wise man gets by on fortune cookies."
Ed Abbey

"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies."

"The purpose in life is to die young as late in life as possible."

"The esteemed gentlebeing says I called him a liar. It's true, and I regret that."
Retief, in "Retiefs' Ransom" by Keith Laumer.

"Remember to find the value in the intangibles because if you don't you are really assigning them a value of ZERO!"
Kellee Noonan at HP Corp Computing & Services

"First things first, but not necessarily in that order"
Dr. Who

"Golf is a nice walk spoiled."
Mark Twain??

"Nurture your mind with great thoughts; To believe in the heroic makes heros."
Benjamin Disraeli

"I have no respect for a man who can only spell a word one way."
Mark Twain??

"It's a fine world, though rich in hardships at times."
Gus McCrae (Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry)

"The best place to be is here and the best time to be here is now!"
Bill and Ted (Bogus Journey)

"Never mistake endurance for hospitality."

"Credibility is the right hand of strategy."

"Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon."
Susan Ertz

"A man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."
Muhammed Ali

"Always do what you are afraid to do."

"Go! And never darken my towels again!"
Groucho Marx, "Duck Soup".

"If your ship doesn't come in .......... then swim out to it."
Jonathan Winters

"It's not that life is too short....... It's just that death is so LONG!"
NoFearGear T-shirt

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."
Albert Einstein

"The new Information Superhighway is just CB Radio with more typing."
Dave Barry

"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle."
Abraham Lincoln

"When your only tool is a hammer, everything looks like a nail."

"They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin; Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

"When the sea was calm, all ships alike showed mastership in floating."
William Shakespeare

"A ship in port is safe....... But that is not what ships are built for."

"Old age begins the instant your attachment to the past exceeds your excitement about the future."
Alan Parisse 1997 CoCreate Conference Keystone, Co.

"The Internet; Ten million monkeys and still no Shakespeare!"

"HOKAHEY! A Good Day to Die!"

    "Hokahey Steve! (With special hand gesture)
                    (Tap fist to chest.  Then down and fan out in front.)
                       Too damn cold.
                       Go back to Window Rock.
                       Sit in shade of hogan.
                       Make silver conchos.
                       Pinch fat squaw.
                       Drink much fire water.
                       Wait for government check.
                       HAVE GOOD TIMES!"
Dennis Filipowski's quote from an old Navajo man in Idaho.

"We should head over towards Wisdom, move south up the Big Hole and perhaps west into the mountains from there."
Bob Clark

"It's not opposite day!"
Anna Parzybok

"Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded.
Yogi Bera

"Reality is nothing but a collective hunch."
Lily Tomlin

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
George Bernard Shaw

"If you want your dreams to come true, wake up!"

I'd love to hear from you if you know of the origin of any of these quotes and/or have any corrections or additions.

Remember, It's not opposite day!
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