commentary, philosophy, and outright rants

Archive for August, 2014

“My definition of a standard boils down

“My definition of a standard boils down to this: it is qualifiable, quantifiable, and verifiable.” – Jon Taffer #qotd

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“…our fancy brains developed not whil

“…our fancy brains developed not while we were lounging around but while we were exercising.” – John Medina #qotd

“Criminals, beware. This detective won

“Criminals, beware. This detective won’t talk, but you will! Mime and punishment, next on Sick, Sad World.” – Neena Beber #qotd #SSW #Daria

“In this rationalistic age we are apt t

“In this rationalistic age we are apt to forget that there is such a thing as organised and intelligent evil.” – Dion Fortune #qotd

“Though the mountains divide, And the o

“Though the mountains divide, And the oceans are wide It’s a small world after all.” – The Sherman Brothers #qotd #earworm

“Be wary of strong drink. It can make y

“Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors— and miss.” – Robert A. Heinlein #qotd

“Mercenary soldiers go where the money

“Mercenary soldiers go where the money is. You not only kill, but get paid well for doing it! What a racket!” – Glenn Eichler #qotd #Daria