“Don’t get it right, just get it written.” – James Thurber

Don’t get it right, just get it written. James Thurber Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/j/james_thurber.html

“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!” — Adventures of Superman

“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!” — Adventures of Superman

Louisa May Alcott – definition of a philosopher

        My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down. Discuss …read more

Victor-Marie Hugo (1802)

Hugo was a French poet, dramatist, and novelist. The son of a general, he was an accomplished poet before age 20. With his verse drama Cromwell in 1827, he emerged as an important figure in Romanticism. His best-known novels are The Hunchback of Notre Dame, an evocation of medieval life, and Les Misérables, the story […]

“bear with me.”

“bear with me.” http://www.dailywritingtips.com/bare-or-bear-with-me/

“Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself.”

“Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself.” – Atticus Finch – Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Read More: http://www.harperlee.com/bio.htm

“Danger, Will Robinson”

“Danger, Will Robinson!” is a catchphrase from the 1960s’ American television series Lost in Space spoken by voice actor Dick Tufeld. The Robot B9, acting as a surrogate guardian, says this to young Will Robinson when the boy is unaware of an impending threat. In everyday use, the phrase warns someone that they are about […]

“Nothing good gets away.” – John Steinbeck

“And don’t worry about losing. If it is right, it happens – the main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” – John Steinbeck

“Champertous Connivance”

“Champertous Connivance” https://prezi.com/gtpynv7y4xng/champertous-connivance/      

“I don’t know.” – W. Somerset Maugham

It wasn’t until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say “I don’t know.” Discuss …read more

dispositive

dispositive – adjective – legal term directed toward or effecting a disposition (as of a case) <an endless variety of dispositive…pretrial motions — Robert Shaw-Meadow> relating to a disposition of property <dispositive words in a will> read more:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dispositive

“Steep learning curve.”

“Steep learning curve.” Used to mean something is hard to learn, as in climbing a steep hill.

Gustave Flaubert

  “A memory is a beautiful thing, it’s almost a desire that you miss”. Discuss …read more

abridgment

Definition: (noun) A shortened version of a written work. Synonyms: condensation, capsule. Usage: In a word, I gave him an abridgment of this whole history; I gave him a picture of my conduct for fifty years in miniature. Discuss …read more

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning. Discuss …read more

Washington Irving

Every desire bears its death in its very gratification. Curiosity languishes under repeated stimulants, and novelties cease to excite and surprise, until at length we cannot wonder even at a miracle. Discuss …read more

“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”

“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”, Jerry Pournelle

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