Thursday, August 17, 2006

Quote Meme

Seen at professorial confessions. The task: "Go here and look through random quotes until you find 5 that you think reflect who you are or what you believe."

In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
Henry Christopher Bailey
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
Kurt Vonnegut, "Cold Turkey", In These Times, May 10, 2004
US novelist (1922 - )
The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeking them, they do not satisfy us when possessing them and they make us despair in losing them.
Madame de Lambert
Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.
Malayan Proverb
You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions.
Senator Patrick Leahy, May 1990
US Democratic politician (1940 - )

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