Quotes

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This page contains quotes that I've come across over the years. Some are funny, some are just things that I agree with, some are just worth reading once. You can search the entire database, or just refresh this page over and over again, as it is randomly generated each time.
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"Perl is like vise grips. You can do anything with it but it is the wrong tool for every job."
~ Bruce Eckel (#124)

"In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their language."
~ Mark Twain (#39)

"I have stopped reading Stephen King novels. Now I just read C code instead."
~ Richard O'Keefe (#116)

"I have just returned from Boston. It is the only thing to do if you find yourself there."
~ Fred Allen (#31)

"After an access cover has been secured by 16 hold-down screws, it will be discovered that the gasket has been omitted."
~ De la Lastra's Corollary (#63)

"Men have become the tools of their tools."
~ Henry David Thoreau (#69)

"This isn't right. This isn't even wrong."
~ Wolfgang Pauli, on a paper submitted by a physicist colleague (#46)

"Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think."
~ Niels Bohr (#60)

"I like pigs. Dogs look up to us, cats look down on us, but pigs treat us as equals."
~ Winston Churchill (#38)

"If you can't explain what you're doing in simple English, you are probably doing something wrong."
~ Alfred Kahn (#100)