Quotes '97
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Quotes '97-2001


"Life Membership is no longer available"....The Voluntary Euthenasia Society


"It's like having live ferrets jumping around in a bag" .... The Duchess of York, speaking about her bottom


"We have had an anomaly"....Cape Canaveral announcer as a Delta rocket carrying a 24m navigation satellite blew up 13 seconds after lift-off.


Source:  BBC Ceefax, December 26th., 1997.


As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Albert Einstein

The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Mark Twain

Stuff I wish I said...

....."To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might
be the world."

....."Real friends are those who, when you feel you've made a fool of
yourself, don't feel you've done a permanent job."

....."Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the
same side."

....."I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to."

....."Lead your life so you won't be ashamed to sell the family parrot
to the town gossip."

....."People gather bundles of sticks to build bridges they never cross."

....."Life is 10% of what happens to you, and 90% of how you respond to

....."Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time and
sometimes you weep."

....."Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to
make them all yourself."

....."There are two things I've learned: There is no Cinderella. And,
I'm not her Prince."

HEAVEN is ....
Where all the policemen are British
all the mechanics are German
all the cooks are French
all the lovers are Italian
and everything is organized by the Swiss

HELL is.......
Where all the policemen are German
all the mechanics are French
all the cooks are British
all the lovers are Swiss
and everything is organized by the Italians

With thanks to Yaron, of Tampa, Florida, USA.