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British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive
it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.
-- Peter Ustinov
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The British Israelites believe the white Anglo-Saxons of Britain to
be descended from the ten lost tribes of Israel deported by Sargon of Assyria
on the fall of Sumeria in 721 B.C. ... They further believe that the future
can be foretold by the measurements of the Great Pyramid, which probably
means it will be big and yellow and in the hand of the Arabs. They also
believe that if you sleep with your head under the pillow a fairy will come
and take all your teeth.
-- Mike Harding, "The Armchair Anarchist's Almanac"
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The result of flattening high-mindedness out.
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People tend to congregate in the back
of the church and the front of the bus.
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Someone who buys stocks on the advice of a broker.
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Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool
discovers something which either abolishes the system or
expands it beyond recognition.
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BS: You remind me of a man.
B: What man?
BS: The man with the power.
B: What power?
BS: The power of voodoo.
BS: You do.
B: Do what?
BS: Remind me of a man.
B: What man?
BS: The man with the power...
-- Cary Grant, "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer"
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Buck-passing usually turns out to be a boomerang.
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Nothing is ever accomplished by a reasonable man.
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An elusive creature living in a program that makes it incorrect.
The activity of "debugging," or removing bugs from a program, ends
when people get tired of doing it, not when the bugs are removed.