A clash of doctrine is not a disaster -- it is an opportunity.

If you give Congress a chance to vote on both sides of an issue, it
will always do it.
-- Les Aspin, D., Wisconsin

"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."
-- English Professor

"Just think of a computer as hardware you can program."
-- Nigel de la Tierre

"It was a Roman who said it was sweet to die for one's country. The
Greeks never said it was sweet to die for anything. They had no vital lies."
-- Edith Hamilton, "The Greek Way"

Lockwood's Long Shot:
The chances of getting eaten up by a lion on Main Street
aren't one in a million, but once would be enough.

Winnuke in one line? No problem:
perl -MIO::Socket -e 'IO::Socket::INET->new(PeerAddr=>"bad.dude.com:139")->send("bye",MSG_OOB)'

And formatted so it's a little easier to read:

use IO::Socket;
->send("bye", MSG_OOB);

-- Randal Schwartz

Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.
-- Augustus Caesar

If some day we are defeated, well, war has its fortunes, good and bad.
-- Commander Kor, "Errand of Mercy", stardate 3201.7

Ahhhhhh... the smell of cuprinol and mahogany. It excites me to...
acts of passion... acts of... ineptitude.

Honorable, adj.:
Afflicted with an impediment in one's reach. In legislative
bodies, it is customary to mention all members as honorable; as,
"the honorable gentleman is a scurvy cur."
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Riches: A gift from Heaven signifying, "This is my beloved son, in whom I
am well pleased."
-- John D. Rockefeller, (slander by Ambrose Bierce)

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
-- Aristotle

The men sat sipping their tea in silence. After a while the klutz said,
"Life is like a bowl of sour cream."
"Like a bowl of sour cream?" asked the other. "Why?"
"How should I know? What am I, a philosopher?"

The District of Columbia has a law forbidding you to exert pressure on
a balloon and thereby cause a whistling sound on the streets.

Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station
-- Howard Kandel

Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules.

Following the rules will not get the job done.

I'm encased in the lining of a pure pork sausage!!

Mummy dust to make me old;
To shroud my clothes, the black of night;
To age my voice, an old hag's cackle;
To whiten my hair, a scream of fright;
A blast of wind to fan my hate;
A thunderbolt to mix it well --
Now begin thy magic spell!
-- Walter Disney, "Snow White"

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade
themselves that they have a better idea.
-- John Ciardi

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