Power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.
-- Lord Acton

Providence, New Jersey, is one of the few cities where Velveeta cheese
appears on the gourmet shelf.

Don't get stuck in a closet -- wear yourself out.

I never saw a purple cow
I never hope to see one
But I can tell you anyhow
I'd rather see than be one.
-- Gellett Burgess

I've never seen a purple cow
I never hope to see one
But from the milk we're getting now
There certainly must be one
-- Odgen Nash

Ah, yes, I wrote "The Purple Cow"
I'm sorry now I wrote it
But I can tell you anyhow
I'll kill you if you quote it.
-- Gellett Burgess, many years later

What did Mickey Mouse get for Christmas?

A Dan Quayle watch.

-- heard from a Mike Dukakis field worker

Women can keep a secret just as well as men, but it takes more of them
to do it.

I request a weekend in Havana with Phil Silvers!

I'd like MY data-base JULIENNED and stir-fried!

Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe!
Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!
-- Green Lantern Comics

"You don't go out and kick a mad dog. If you have a mad dog with rabies, you
take a gun and shoot him."
-- Pat Robertson, TV Evangelist, about Muammar Kadhafy

Every program is a part of some other program, and rarely fits.

It's now the GNU Emacs of all terminal emulators.
-- Linus Torvalds, regarding the fact that Linux started off as a terminal emulator

manual, n.:
A unit of documentation. There are always three or more on a given
item. One is on the shelf; someone has the others. The information
you need is in the others.
-- Ray Simard

Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced -- even a
proverb is no proverb to you till your life has illustrated it.
-- John Keats

It appears that PL/I (and its dialects) is, or will be, the most widely
used higher level language for systems programming.
-- J. Sammet

It is fruitless:
to become lachrymose over precipitately departed lactate fluid.

to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with
innovative maneuvers.

Reality must take precedence over public relations, for Mother Nature
cannot be fooled.
-- R. P. Feynman

<pv2b> oh, besides, whats the best approach if i want to make a Quake
level designed from an existing building?
<Knghtbrd> Get a floorplan of Brian's office? =)
<pv2b> Knghtbrd: im considering my school.
<Knghtbrd> Oh great
<Knghtbrd> That's ALL we need

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