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  1. #81  
    Quote Originally Posted by Chick-Dance
    The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
    -- John Sladek
    Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up.
    -- John A. Appleman

    ...conversely

    History is the science of what never happens twice.
    -- Paul Valery

    ...and

    The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
    -- Paul Valery

    Hi Chick... I think conventional wisdom agrees with Sladek and Appleman, so I wonder where Paul Valery is coming from...
  2. #82  
    Quote Originally Posted by Chick-Dance
    Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
    -- Oscar Wilde
    Now that's food for thought and motivation!
    "Everyday is a Gift, A Blessing, An Opportunity!" - GM

    Phone history: Treo 600, Treo 650, Treo Centro, Pixi, Centro again, 800w, Treo 755p, Palm Pre
  3. #83  
    What do we in life echoes in eternity.
    Maximus in "Gladiator"
    << My command as we escape Palm HQ with a new Pre 3>>.

    Treo 300 >> Treo 600 >> Treo 650 >> Treo 755 >> Instinct >> Pre- >> TouchPad
  4. #84  
    Good systems allow ordinary people to do extraordinary things. Otherwise, you have to hire & pay for extraordinary people to do ordinary things.
    -- Anonymous
    iPhone 4S
    Former Treo & Storm Owner
    Cigar Lover
  5. #85  
    Quote Originally Posted by Chick-Dance
    Life is a sexually transmitted disease.
    -- R. D. Laing
    ...and, as far as I know, it's a deadly disease.
  6. #86  
    "For three days after death, hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off."
    -- Johnny Carson.
  7. #87  
    Chick-Dance does Nightingale-Conant's ring a bell? I get quotes from the same place.
    Make It Happen!!
    If you don't, who will?
  8. #88  
    "Educate the Mind, Make Savage the Body"
    Mao Tse Tung
  9. #89  
    "Vision is the art of seeing the invisible."
    - Jonathan Swift
    Make It Happen!!
    If you don't, who will?
  10. #90  
    "Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible."
    -- Anthony Robbins
  11. #91  
    " Umm...what's a Treo? "
    - Anonymous
    Chris

    Evolution: PalmPilot > Palm Vx > Visor Prism > iPaq 3955 > iPaq 4155 > Treo 600 > Treo 650
  12. #92  
    "I don't remember eating any corn!"
    -- Fat *******
  13. #93  
    USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population.
    -- David Letterman
  14. #94  
    I gave desperate warnings against the obscurity, the complexity, and over-ambition of the new design, but my warnings went unheeded. I conclude that there are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple there are obviously no deficiencies and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies.



    Tony Hoare, Turing Award Lecture, 1980

    talking about the design of Ada
  15. #95  
    "The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war. Pretty impressive. Also pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there. Corkscrews. Bottle openers. 'Come on, buddy, let's go. You get past me, the guy in back of me, he's got a spoon. Back off. I've got the toe clippers right here.' "
    --Jerry Seinfeld
  16. #96  
    if you think there's good in everybody, than you haven't met everybody.
  17. #97  
    the roman numeral for age 40 is "XL" (extra large)

    the reason why its so hard to lose weight at 40 is because at this age, your body and your fat have really become damn close friends. - anonymous
  18. #98  
    Life Ain't Hard........But it's Sure Not Easy!!!
  19. #99  
    Hollywood is a place where the stars twinkle until they wrinkle.
    -- Victor Mature
  20. #100  
    To Err Is Human But To Really Screww Things Up You Need A Treo650
    Murphys Law
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