Think about it…

This is a complete collection of “foreign” quotes feeding the random “Think about it…” sidebar box. Russian expressions can be found in a separate post.

  • “Those of you who think you know everything are very annoying to those of us who do.”
  • “Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.” — La Rouchefoucauld
  • “If God wanted us to be brave, why did he give us legs?” — Marvin Kitman
  • “(1) Everything depends. (2) Nothing is always. (3) Everything is sometimes.”
  • “If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think they'll hate you.”
  • “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” — Albert Einstein
  • “The best defense against logic is ignorance.”
  • “Five is a sufficiently close approximation to infinity.” — Robert Firth
  • “Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.” — H.H. Williams
  • “Hey! Who took the cork off my lunch?!” — W.C. Fields
  • “You can get more of what you want with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.” (bumper sticker)
  • “Assumption is the mother of all screw-ups.” (Wethern's Law)
  • “Stop searching. Happiness is right next to you.”
  • “If a listener nods his head when you're explaining your program, wake him up.”
  • “Ten years of rejection slips is nature's way of telling you to stop writing.” — R. Geis
  • “Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.”
  • “The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The next best time is now.” (African proverb)
  • “Stop moving, and you won't feel your chains.”
  • “If your friends or relatives do not write or call for a long time, you can bet they're doing all right.”
  • “College students in their final year have about 16 years of experience doing short projects and leaving everything until the last minute. Until you're a senior in college, you're very unlikely to have ever encountered an assignment that can't be done by staying up all night.” — Joel Spolsky
  • “When the going gets tough, the tough get empirical.” — Jon Carroll
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