Posts tagged “quote”

Excellent Foppery

> This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune,–often the surfeit of our own behavior,–we make guilty of... Read more

25 April 2012


Man's Original Virtue

> Every fact of science was once damned. Every invention was considered impossible. Every discovery was a nervous shock to some orthodoxy. Every artistic innovation... Read more

10 April 2012


Begin Taking Action

> Begin taking action now, while being neurotic or imperfect or a > procrastinator or unhealthy or lazy or any other label by which you... Read more

02 April 2012



> Biographical history, as taught in our public schools, is still largely a > history of boneheads: ridiculous kings and queens, paranoid political > leaders,... Read more

04 February 2012


Discreet Sheep

> We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove. We have two opinions: one... Read more

03 February 2012



> No man dies for what he knows to be true. Men die for > what they want to be true, for what some terror... Read more

29 January 2012


No Silver Bullet

> The hardest part of the software task is arriving at a complete > and consistent specification, and much of the essence of building >... Read more

07 January 2012


Why I am an Agnostic

> When I became convinced that the Universe is natural – that > all the ghosts and gods are myths, there entered into my brain,... Read more

18 December 2011