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When the government bureau's remedies don't match your problem, you modify
the problem, not the remedy.
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When the Guru administers, the users
are hardly aware that he exists.
Next best is a sysop who is loved.
Next, one who is feared.
And worst, one who is despised.
If you don't trust the users,
you make them untrustworthy.
The Guru doesn't talk, he hacks.
When his work is done,
the users say, "Amazing:
we implemented it, all by ourselves!"
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When the leaders speak of peace
The common folk know
That war is coming
When the leaders curse war
The mobilization order is already written out.
Every day, to earn my daily bread
I go to the market where lies are bought
I take my place among the sellers.
-- Bertolt Brecht, "Hollywood"
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When the lights are out, all women are fair.
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When the Ngdanga tribe of West Africa hold their moon love ceremonies,
the men of the tribe bang their heads on sacred trees until they get a
nose bleed, which usually cures them of that.
-- Mike Harding, "The Armchair Anarchist's Almanac"
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When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem starts to look
like a nail.
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When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.
-- Richard Nixon
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When the revolution comes, count your change.
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When the saleman's car broke down, he walked to the nearest farmhouse to ask
if he could stay the night. The farmer agreed to put him up. "I live alone,"
he continued, "you can have the bedroom at the top of the stairs, to the
"Oh, never mind," the disappointed salesman said. "I think I'm in
the wrong joke."
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When the sun shineth, make hay.
-- John Heywood