"It is the fate of every great achievement to be pounced upon by pedants and imitators who drain it of life and turn it into an orthodoxy which stifles all stirrings of originality." - Eric Hoffer
"Even if you know you have an unpleasant nature and dislike people, this is no obstacle to work." - - - J.G. Bennett
"Power corrupts. Powerpoint corrupts absolutely."
- Edward R. Tufte
"Difference between Marshall Spaceflight Center and Jurassic Park? One was a massive area overrun by dinosaurs, and the other was a movie." - Rand Simberg [transterrestrial.com]
"The urge to save humanity is almost always a false face for the urge to rule it." - H.L. Mencken
"Yes, the theory of evolution by natural selection has implications that upset many traditional religious ideas, but that doesn't turn it from science into religion." --- Dan [butterfliesandwheels.com]