Thursday, 7 November 2013

Even more quotations

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."

- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

"I think 'Hail to the Chief' has a nice ring to it."
   - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) when asked what is his favorite song

"Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact."

- George Eliot (1819-1880)

"I have nothing to declare except my genius."

- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) upon arriving at U.S. customs 1882

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

- H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

"Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions."

           - Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

"I've had a wonderful time, but this wasn't it."

- Groucho Marx (1895-1977)

"Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down."

- Jimmy Durante

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."

- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

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

- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953


All via Dr. Gabriel Robins 
Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Applied Science,  University of Virginia

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