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Greatest Quotes of all Time!

I think these are the greatest quotes I have ever read, I like them because they are short and clever. More importantly they have at least an element of truth.

Democracy is the worst form of government, apart from all the rest. - Churchill
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. - Einstein
If you tell a lie often enough it becomes the truth. - Goebbels
The simplest solution to a problem is usually the correct one. - Occam's Razor
90% of anything is crap. - Sturgeon's First Law
When the wise man points at the moon the fool just looks at the tip of his finger. - Zen
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men. - Harry Day
Those who cannot laugh at themselves leave the job to others. - Milton Berle
I try to keep an open mind, but not so open that my brains fall out. - Harold T Stone
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice, there is. - Anon
Make it idiot proof and someone will make a better idiot. - Anon
When aiming for the common denominator, be prepared for the occasional division by zero. - Anon
Never let the perfect be the enemy of the good. - Anon

General Quotes

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. - Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. - Abbey, Edward
Those who cannot laugh at themselves leave the job to others. - Berle, Milton
Your theory is crazy, but not crazy enough to be true. - Bohr
2 is not equal to 3 - not even for very large values of 2. - Grabel's Law
The Universe is not only stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine. - Haldane
When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail. - Maslow, Abraham
If in doubt make it sound convincing. - Anon
If everything seems to be going well you don't know what the hell is going on! - Anon
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers. - Thurber, James
When you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform. - Twain, Mark
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools. - Anon
If a man speaks out in a forest and no woman hears him, is he still wrong? - Anon
Never put off till tomorrow what you can put off till next week. - Anon
There are three types of computer scientist: those who can count and those who can't. - Anon
A polar bear is a rectangular bear after a coordinate transform. - Anon
I've already made up my mind; please don't confuse me with the facts. - Anon

Computer Quotes

I cannot fathom why any rational IS professional would have even a passing thought of placing any confidence whatsoever in a Microsoft product. But then, if you stand in a room full of rotting garbage long enough, you get to where you don't really notice the smell so much. - Unknown
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. - Rich Cook
Give someone a program, frustrate them for a day... Teach someone to program, frustrate them for a lifetime. - Anon
Never ask a man what sort of computer he drives. If it's a Mac, he'll tell you. If not, why embarrass him? - Tom Clancy
Q. What's the difference between ignorance & apathy?
A. We don't know and we don't care. - Apple tech


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