If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down. – Kevin Spacey

If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down.Kevin Spacey Source: If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down. – Kevin Spacey at BrainyQuote

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

“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”

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

“The universe is indifferent.” – Don Draper

“Well, I hate to break it to you, but there is no big lie. There is no system. The universe is indifferent.” – Don Draper

“I think, therefore I am” – René Descartes

“I think, therefore I am” – René Descartes (1637) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9_Descartes

“Turn To Page 394”

“Turn To Page 394” is a line used by Alan Rickman’s character, Severus Snape in the film series, Harry Potter, where the phrase features frequently in a particular scene.   http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/turn-to-page-394

Wag the Dog

Why does the dog wag its tail? Because the dog is smarter than the tail. If the tail were smarter, it would wag the dog. – Caption at the beginning of the film, Wag the Dog! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wag_the_Dog  

“Come up and see me sometime”

“Come up and see me sometime”, Mae West

“That’ll be the day”

“That’ll be the day”, John Wayne – The Searchers – Movie

“Sufferin’ succotash”

Sufferin’ succotash – Sylvester (Looney Tunes)

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“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

Oh Magoo, you’ve done it again.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Magoo

“No soup for you!” — The Soup Nazi, Seinfeld

“No soup for you!” — The Soup Nazi, Seinfeld

“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.”

“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” – Werner Von Braun

“Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are.”

“Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are.” – Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante closed his shows and appearances with this Catch Phrase and finally revealed it was a tribute to his first wife.   Quote from Wikipedia: At a National Press Club meeting in 1966 (broadcast on NBC‘s Monitor program), Durante finally revealed that it was indeed a tribute to his […]

“And that’s the way it is.”

“And that’s the way it is.” Revered newsman Walter Cronkite closed his nightly broadcast with these iconic words. Read More: http://www.tvguide.com/news/tvs-60-greatest-catchphrases-1070102/  

Daniel Defoe

Nature has left this tincture in the blood, That all men would be tyrants if they could. Discuss …read more

“We can’t all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they walk by.” — Will Rogers

“We can’t all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they walk by.” — Will Rogers I found the above quote on the Honor Flight Network’s website. Honor Flight Network works… To transport America’s Veterans to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices […]

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

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