I thought when the world ended there would be more screaming. – Over the Hedge by T Lewis and Michael Fry

One day I was born. Then everything bothered me. And that brings us up to date. – Lane Thorne

I am not young enough to know everything. – JM Barrie's 1902 play "The Admirable Crichton"

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits -Albert Einstein

What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence. – Christopher Hitchens

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. – Arthur Schopenhauer

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish – Douglas Adams in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

42, the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. – Douglas Adams in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Adams responded thus: 'I may be a sorry case, but I don't write jokes in base 13.')

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly; so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat. – Teddy Roosevelt speaking at the Sorbonne a century ago in 1910.

A simple act of caring creates an endless ripple. Pay it forward. – Anonymous

Shit happens to everyone - it's how you pick it up that counts. – Nate Hill

Demonstrate to the world there is “No Better Friend — No Worse Enemy” than a US Marine. – General ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean that they aren’t after you. – Joseph Heller in Catch-22

No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy. – to paraphrase Helmuth von Moltke the Elder

The future is not what it used to be. – Yogi Berra

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone. – Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. - C.S. Lewis

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money. -- British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin. - Ronald Reagan

It isn't so much that liberals are ignorant. It's just that they know so many things that aren't so. - Ronald Reagan

Everyone brings joy to this place. Some, when they arrive. Others, when they leave. – Unknown

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