Thursday, January 31, 2008

Joan Fraser Welch: Quote for January 31, 2008

I mean, a little reform is one thing, God knows we all have to adapt. But McDonald's in red square! That's the end of civilization as we know it!

from: Children of the Revolution (1996)

-- Joan Fraser Welch


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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Benito Mussolini: Quote for January 30, 2008

Fascism should more properly be called corporatism since it is the merger of state and corporate power.

-- Benito Mussolini


Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Richard Feynman: Quote for January 29, 2008

Mathematics is a language. It's very difficult. It's subtle. You couldn't say those things any other way - and I can talk to dead people with it. I talk to Copernicus every day.

from: Infinity (1996)

-- Richard Feynman


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Monday, January 28, 2008

Demosthenes: Quote for January 28, 2008

There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots. What is it? Distrust.

-- Demosthenes


Sunday, January 27, 2008

Alma Mobley: Quote for January 27, 2008

I will take you places where you have never been, I will show you things that you have never seen, and I will see the life run out of you.

from: Ghost Story (1981)

-- Alma Mobley


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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Reinhold Niebuhr: Quote for January 26, 2008

God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.

-- Reinhold Niebuhr


Friday, January 25, 2008

Francis "Frank" Costello: Quote for January 25, 2008

Church wants you in your place. Kneel, stand, kneel, stand. If you go for that sort of thing, I don't know what to do for you. A man makes his own way. No one gives it to you. You have to take it. "Non serviam."

from: The Departed (2006)

-- Francis "Frank" Costello


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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Henry Ford: Quote for January 24, 2008

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.

-- Henry Ford


Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Casanova: Quote for January 23, 2008

Misery is not attractive. If you want to be loved you have to be worth loving, that's the first rule. And second, be the flame and not the moth.

from: Casanova (2005)

-- Casanova


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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Linus Torvalds: Quote for January 22, 2008

Software is like sex: it's better when it's free.

-- Linus Torvalds


Monday, January 21, 2008

General Leslie Groves: Quote for January 21, 2008

It's all about ass, isn't it. You kick it or you lick it. That what it's all about.

from: Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

-- General Leslie Groves


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Sunday, January 20, 2008

Bobby Fischer: Quote for January 20, 2008

Our mind is all we've got. Not that it won't lead us astray sometimes, but we still have to analyze things out within ourselves.

-- Bobby Fischer


Saturday, January 19, 2008

Chief of Staff: Quote for January 19, 2008

We're still at war here. The terrorists are looking to exploit any sign of weakness and it's not a question of if, but when they're going to launch a major attack ending life on earth as we know it, so let's just try to keep a positive attitude.

from: American Dreamz (2006)

-- Chief of Staff


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