Witty Quotes 


  • "Two things have come out of Berkley: Unix and Acid, and we do not believe this to be a coincidence."
  • "Geek isn't just a four-letter word, it's a six-figure income."
  • "[P]eople in authority will always be inconvenienced by schoolchildren or workers or citizens who are prickly, intelligent individualists - thus, any social system that depends on authority relationships will tend to helpfully ostracize and therapize and drug such `abnormal' people until they are properly docile and stupid and `well-socialized'." -Eric S. Raymond, The Jargon File v4.2
  • "Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all." -Winston Churchill
  • "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." -Benjamin Franklin (in chilling foresight to the U.S. Patriot Act)
  • "If I were a rock, I'd iron myself to the wall." -Steveo
  • "Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it." -Seymour Cray (on virtual memory)
  • "I hate flowers. I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move." -Georgia O'Keeffe  
  • "Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance."  -George Bernard Shaw 
  • "The Network is the Computer" -Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems. And it fuckin' is.

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