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Famous Quotes

"Electricity is really just organized lightning."  - George Carlin

"I am somewhat exhausted; I wonder how a battery feels when it pours electricity into a non-conductor." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Enthusiasm is the electricity of life.  How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit." - Gordon Parks

"There is a force more powerful than steam or electricity: The will." - Fernán Caballero

"Soon now, the faint tinkling of a broken filament will become another sound of another century" - Jane Brox

"You're holding it wrong!"  - Apple CEO Steve Jobs when confronted with antenna issues on the iPhone4 causing poor reception.

"There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home." - Ken Olson, (President of Digital Equipment Corp) at the Convention of the World Future Society in Boston, 1977 (I started building my own the following year.)

"The word "genius" isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
-Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback and sports analyst

"Friends don't let friends do DOS." -Al Hathway

"Never make fun of someone wearing a pocket protector. You may find yourself working for him someday." -Unknown

There are two rules to follow in life:
#1 - Don't sweat the little things.
#2 - Everything is a little thing. -Jerry Allen

"If we knew what we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" - Albert Einstein

"Engineering is the art of making what you want from things you can get" - Jerry Avins

"Well informed people know it is impossible to transmit the voice over wires and that were it possible to do so, the thing would be of no practical value."
- Boston Post, 1865

"We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.

- Carl Sagan

"I'll be Bach!" -Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Sperminator)

"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do, doesn't mean it's useless." - Thomas Alva Edison

"Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road."
- Stewart Brand

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” - Albert Einstein

"If your dog doesn't like someone, you probably shouldn't either."
- Unknown

"I was better off when I was drinking vodka and smoking Marlboros than I am today!"
- Don Imus, Imus in the Morning, WABC

"Whoever tells the story defines the culture."
-Dr. David Walsh

"A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take away everything you have."
- Thomas Jefferson

"If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem."
- Unknown

"People don't change their minds. They die, and are replaced by people with different opinions."
- Arturo Albergati

"Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."
- Charles Kettering

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
- Albert Einstein

"Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is."
- Barbara Bush, former First lady

"Hawaii is a unique state. It is a small state. It is a state that is by itself. It is a --it is different from the other 49 states. Well, all states are different, but it's got a particularly unique situation."
-Dan Quayle, US VP

"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure."
-Dan Quayle

"We are ready for an unforseen event that may or may not occur."
-Dan Quayle

"Potatoe"
-Dan Quayle

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
-Dan Quayle

"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"
-Lee Iacocca

"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."
-Dan Quayle

"The loss of life will be irreplaceable."
-Dan Quayle

"How could this be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?"
-Al Gore

"What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is."
-Dan Quayle

"It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago..."
-Dan Quayle

"I stand by all the misstatements that I've made."
-Dan Quayle

"Here's my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose."
- Ronald Reagan

"The most terrifying words in the English language are:
I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
- Ronald Reagan

"The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so."
- Ronald Reagan

"Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong."
- Ronald Reagan

"I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress."
- Ronald Reagan

"The taxpayer: That's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination."
- Ronald Reagan

"Government is like a baby: An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other."
- Ronald Reagan

"The nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this earth is a government program."
- Ronald Reagan

"I've laid down the law, though, to everyone from now on about anything that happens: no matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting."
- Ronald Reagan

"It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."
- Ronald Reagan

"Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:
If it moves, tax it.
If it keeps moving, regulate it.
And if it stops moving, subsidize it."
- Ronald Reagan

"Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed, there are many rewards; if you disgrace yourself, you can always write a book."
- Ronald Reagan

"No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."
- Ronald Reagan

"If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under."
- Ronald Reagan