nyack filler day 3

January 4, 2007
Quotes of the Moment
"The only rational patriotism is loyalty to the nation ALL the time, loyalty to the government when it deserved it."
--Mark Twain, "The Czar's Soliloquy"

And do you think that unto such as you;
A maggot-minded, starved, fanatic crew:
God gave the secret--and denied it me?
Well, well, what matters it? Believe that, too.
--Omar Khayyam, as translated by Richard le Gallienne, via this Slate article on understanding Islamic fanaticism.

"Yet man is born unto trouble as surely as sparks fly upward."
Job 5:7

One lecturer at DeVry was fond of saying "There's no such thing as 'the good old days.' They were just old."
--Nick B