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i believe that when people talk about solving problems with technology, what they're usually talking about is solving problems with design, which is to say, the application of psychology in a visual & functional context. - jason kottke

the only people who got rich during the gold rush were the guys who sold the pans. - ritzenthaler

things are going to start happening to me now. - navin r. johnson

hard work may pay off eventually, but procrastination pays off immediately.

the intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything. - goethe

anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. - al capone

if you're going through hell, keep going. - walt disney

time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. - john lennon

i don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. - bill cosby

it's not that i don't like people, i just feel better when they're not around.

whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right. - henry ford

you may think i'm crazy, but just remember the mighty oak started as a nut.

i have an inferiority complex. but it's not a very good one. - stephen wright

it's easy to criticize those who are paranoid, but if you were hated by everyone, you'd be paranoid too.

do, or do not. there is no try. - yoda

art is either plagiarism or revolution. - paul gaugin

actually, it only takes one drink to get me loaded. trouble is, i can't remember if it's the thirteenth or fourteenth. - george burns

any idiot can act smart, but it takes a genius to act stupid.

just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. - thomas alva edison

we see things not as they are, but as we are.

i was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering. - stephen wright

the only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad. - salvador dali

the secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. - albert einstein

americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic. - dan rather

health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing. - redd foxx

what is originality? undetected plagiarism. - william ralph inge

does "microsoft" translate to "small and squishy"?

i hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it. - jack handy

those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. - edgar allen poe

indecision is the key to flexibility.

if you build a man a fire he will be warm for a day. if you set a man on fire he will be warm for the rest of his life.

have you ever stopped to think and forgotten to start again?

without music, life would be a mistake. - friedrich nietzsche

the pleasure of old friends is that you can afford to be stupid with them.

nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. - eleanor roosevelt

you can only be young once but you can be immature forever.

don't worry about the world coming to an end today. it's already tomorrow in australia. - charles schultz

just because nobody understands you, doesn't mean you're artistic.

be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. - kurt vonnegut

the word listen contains the same letters as the word silent.

worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. - corrie ten boom

it is easy to sit with folded hands on the shore and criticize the skill of the navigator. - petrarch

you may pass violets looking for roses and contentment looking for victory.

freedom is doing what you know is right without fear.

my feeling is that the concept of creativeness and the concept of the healthy, self-actualizing, fully human person seem to be coming closer and closer together and may perhaps turn out to be the same thing. - abraham maslow

a good way to change somebody's attitude is to change your own.

there's always free cheese in a mousetrap.