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.

  • “Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.” — Wernher von Braun
  • “Indifference will be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?”
  • “Any sufficiency advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.” — Rich Kulawiec
  • “What's the point of having 350 HP under the hood if you're stuck in a traffic jam?” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “Are you always feeling free while driving down a freeway?” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “Begin each day as if it were on purpose.” — Mary Anne Radmacher
  • “There is more to life than watching other people live it.” (from "Hitch")
  • “Jealousy caused more damage to love than hate itself ever did.” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “Swearing was invented as a compromise between running away and fighting.” — Finley Peter Dunne
  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic.”
  • “Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.” — Benny Hill
  • “Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.”
  • “The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I'll never be as good as a wall.” — Mitch Hedberg
  • “Never drive through a small Southern town at 100 mph with the local sheriff's drunken 16-year-old daughter on your lap.”
  • “Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invaribly they are both disappointed.” — Albert Einstein
  • “People think it must be fun to be a super genius, but they don't realize how hard it is to put up with all the idiots in the world.” — Calvin (from "Calvin and Hobbes")
  • “The downhill path is easy, but there's no turning back.” — Christina Rossetti
  • “The most dangerous position in which to sleep is with your feet on your office desk.”
  • “Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something — wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.” — Albert Einstein
  • “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” — Oscar Wilde
  • “Math is like love — a simple idea which can get complicated.” — R. Drabek

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Ads I

Think About It

“Когда человеку нужно всё или ничего, то он обычно получает последнее.”

Ads II

Puns & Slips

“Пассажиры поезда Москва--Одесса поняли, что что-то пошло не так, когда по вагону с напряжённым лицом прошёл Стивен Сигал.”