"The heights of great men reached and kept,
were not attained by sudden flight;
but they, while others slept,
were toiling onward in the night."
"If we could read the secret history of our enemies we
should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Much has been gained if we succeed in turning your
hysterical misery into common unhappiness."
"I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing
than to have answers which might be wrong."
"The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance."
-- Robert R. Coveyou
"When you cannot express [your topic] in numbers,
your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind."
-- William Thomson
"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds;
and the pessimist fears this is true."
-- James Branch Cabell
"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long
cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing
in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates
exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive
them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."
-- Albert Einstein
"At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look; at 45
they are caves in which we hide."
--F. Scott Fitzgerald
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
"In days of old when ops were bold
and sidebands not invented,
the message passed by pounding brass
and all was well contented."
"QRP - When you care to send the very least!"
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
"Running Linux on an iBook is like putting pants on
a cat -- there's no good reason to do so, and the process is
troublesome to all concerned."