|Freebsd Fortunes: 1981 of 3566|
If the facts don't conform to the theory, they must be disposed
(1) The bigger the theory, the better.
(2) The experiment may be considered a success if no more than
50% of the observed measurements must be discarded to
obtain a correspondence with the theory.
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1982 of 3566|
For every action there is an equal and opposite government
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1983 of 3566|
If we can't fix it, it ain't broke.
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1984 of 3566|
Major Premise: Sixty men can do a piece of work sixty times as quickly
as one man.
Minor Premise: One man can dig a posthole in sixty seconds.
Conclusion: Sixty men can dig a posthole in one second.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1985 of 3566|
That quality that distinguishes a crime from a law.
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1986 of 3566|
Make it myself? But I'm a physical organic chemist!
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1987 of 3566|
Making files is easy under the UNIX operating system. Therefore, users
tend to create numerous files using large amounts of file space. It
has been said that the only standard thing about all UNIX systems is
the message-of-the-day telling users to clean up their files.
-- System V.2 administrator's guide
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1988 of 3566|
Any simple idea will be worded in the most complicated way.
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1989 of 3566|
Man 1: Ask me. "What is the most important thing about telling a good
Man 2: OK, what is the most impo --
Man 1: TIMING!
|Freebsd Fortunes: 1990 of 3566|
"Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain."
-- Lily Tomlin