SCOTT ADAMS (and his ever-useful DOGBERT
DOGBERT: "From now on, I will not try to reason with the idiots I encounter. I
will dismiss them by waving my paw and saying, 'Bah.'"
DILBERT: "Just because someone thinks differently from you doesn't mean he's an
DOGBERT: (waving paw) "Bah."
TAO TE CHING:
"Do you want to be a positive influence in the world? First, get
your own life in order."
"Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to
"See, I told you so."
"People who mind other people's business do not have good enough business of their
own to mind."
MIKE MYERS (portraying Dieter on the
recurring Saturday Night Live skit Sprockets):
"Your story has become tiresome, and this is the time that we dance."
AYN RAND (and her ultimate method for
handling mystics, welfare statists, and other frauds):
"We have no demands to present to you, no bargains to strike, no compromise to
reach. You have nothing to offer us. We do not need you."
- the heroic John Galt in ATLAS SHRUGGED
"Trusting people to be creative and constructive when given more freedom does not
imply an overly optimistic belief in the perfectibility of human nature. It is, rather,
belief that the inevitable errors and sins of the human condition are far better overcome
by individuals working together in an environment of trust and freedom and mutual respect
than by individuals working under a multitude of rules, regulations, and restraints
imposed upon them by another group of imperfect individuals."
ALFRED LORD TENNYSON:
"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control,
These three alone lead to sovereign power."
"And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is."
"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble
art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination