Friday, 6 November 2009

If the World Were Perfect...

"We should often blush at our noblest deeds if the world were to see all their underlying motives."
La Rochefoucauld

"In science, as in love, too much concentration on technique is likely to lead to impotence."
Peter L. Berger

"Talking nonsense is man's only privilege that distinguishes him from all other organisms."
F√ędor M. Dostoevskij

"This is the course in advanced physics. That means the instructor finds the subject confusing. If he didn't, the course would be called elementary physics."
Luis Alvarez

"Can we actually "know" the universe? My God, it's hard enough finding your way around in Chinatown."
Woody Allen

"If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences."
W. I. Thomas

"I would never want to belong to any club that would have someone like me for a member."
"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception"
"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms."
Groucho Marx

"A cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out, as good for nothing."
Dr Samuel Johnson

"The future ain't what it used to be"
"If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be"
Yogi Berra