The best way to predict the future is to create it. - Anon.
Respect must be given, it cannot be demanded. - Mule
I am going to investigate the Supreme Court -- I'd like
to have faith in at least 1/3 of the government. - Mule
I never mix sex, politics and religion. Since I can't mix
sex and politics, I guess I'm not a Democrat. Since I can't
mix politics and religion, I guess I'm not a Republican. I
can mix sex and religion, I guess that makes me a Baalite.
"Public media should not contain explicit or implied
descriptions of sex acts. Our society should be purged of
the perverts who provide the media with pornographic material
while pretending it has some redeeming social value under
the public's 'right to know'." -- Kenneth Starr,
1987, `Sixty Minutes' interview with Dianne Sawyer.
A hypocrite for all seasons
"Yes, the president should resign. He has lied to the
American people, time and time again, and betrayed their
trust. He is no longer an effective leader. Since he has admitted
guilt, there is no reason to put the American people
through an impeachment. He will serve absolutely no
purpose in finishing out his term, the only possible
solution is for the president to save some dignity and resign."
- William Jefferson Clinton, 1974 on President Nixon.
I think I now understand why Bill Clinton lit up a cigar
when the Paula Jones case was dismissed. -- Mule.
A woman is a woman, but a cigar is a good smoke. -- Robert
Thinking is such a wearisome task, I prefer to leave it
to someone else. - Average American consulting his labor union,
preacher, or news anchor on how to vote.
Life's not fair. Once you accept that fact, life's still
not fair, but you have the attitude to do something about
it. - Mule
The key to success is not not about losing; it's about
not staying lost. - Mule
On "the media": News reporters seldom lie, and
rarely tell the truth.
Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.
Sometimes silence is the most eloquent argument. - Mule
We cannot always choose our path, but we can choose how
to walk it. - Mule
Knowledge is knowing it all. Wisdom is what you learn after
you know it all.
Man is the only animal that blushes ... or needs to. - Mark
You can't humiliate a humble man.
If you believe first in yourself, then it doesn't matter
what others believe of you.
The problem with computers, good dogs, and second lieutenants
is that they do exactly what you tell them to do, not what
you want them to do.
There is nothing as dangerous as an enemy without passion.
Clothes make the man; naked people have little or no influence
in society. - Mark Twain.
Famous presidential quotes:
Teddy Roosevelt - "Speak softly, but carry a big stick"
Franklin Roosevelt - "We have nothing to fear but fear
Harry Truman - "The buck stops here."
John Kennedy - "Ask not what your country can do for
you. Ask what you can do for your country."
Ronald Regan - "Mr. Gorbachov, tear down this wall."
Bill Clinton - "I never met her."
The problem with most political jokes is that they get elected.
Mule's thought on the second amendment: A government that
does not respect its citizens should fear them.
When he stands up to speak, battalions of words march out
of his mouth scouring the countryside for an idea ... and
when they find it, promptly trample it to death - anonymous
member of Warren G. Harding's Cabinet.
Seek first to understand, then be understood. - Steven Covey.
It's difficult to hear with your mouth. - Mule
The problem with common sense is, it isn't. - Ben Franklin
I think a lot about the future; it's where I'll be spending
the rest of my life.
Always in motion is the future - Yoda
I have seen the future, and it ain't what it used to be -
You can't change history. you can only influence the future.
When logic and common sense fail, lawyers take over. - Mule
Why is it, if we can have artificial intelligence, stupidity
is always so real? - Mule
People who like sausage and respect the law shouldn't watch
either being made. - Otto Von Bismarck.
It is of little comfort to me that it is not my end of the
boat that is sinking.