"Imitation is the sincerest form of television."
-- The New Mighty Mouse

If you had just a minute to breathe,
And they granted you one final wish,
Would you ask for something
Like another chance?
-- Traffic, "The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys"

When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing,"
it's the money.
-- Kim Hubbard

Don't you wish that all the people who sincerely want to help you
could agree with each other?

I know the disposition of women: when you will, they won't; when
you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination.
-- Publius Terentius Afer (Terence)

"A radioactive cat has eighteen half-lives."

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate
knowledge of its ugly side. -- James Baldwin

BS: You remind me of a man.
B: What man?
BS: The man with the power.
B: What power?
BS: The power of voodoo.
B: Voodoo?
BS: You do.
B: Do what?
BS: Remind me of a man.
B: What man?
BS: The man with the power...
-- Cary Grant, "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer"

Football builds self-discipline. What else would induce a spectator to
sit out in the open in subfreezing weather?

More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.
-- R. S. Surtees

My dear People.
My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks,
and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers,
Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good
Sackville Bagginses that I welcome back at last to Bag End. Today is my
one hundred and eleventh birthday: I am eleventy-one today!"
-- J. R. R. Tolkien

"America is a stronger nation for the ACLU's uncompromising effort."
-- President John F. Kennedy

Gee, I feel kind of LIGHT in the head now, knowing I can't make my
satellite dish PAYMENTS!

All language designers are arrogant. Goes with the territory... :-)
-- Larry Wall in <1991Jul13.010945.19157@netlabs.com

<Z-Gryphon> If Unicron had a tech spec card, his motto would be "That
which does not become part of the One shall become Void."
<Z-Gryphon> which is sort of a grand-scale, apocalyptic version of "I
am what I eat." :)

A Dublin lawyer died in poverty and many barristers of the city subscribed to
a fund for his funeral. The Lord Chief Justice of Orbury was asked to donate
a shilling. "Only a shilling?" exclaimed the man. "Only a shilling to bury
an attorney? Here's a guinea; go and bury twenty of them."

<Knghtbrd> JHM: I'm not putting quake in the kernel source
<Knghtbrd> but we should put quake in the boot floppies to one-up
Caldera's tetris game.. ;>

The best things in life go on sale sooner or later.

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