"Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon..."
"Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupids are conservative." (John Stuart Mills)
"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so." - Douglas Adams
“Multiple exclamation marks are a sure sign for a diseased mind!”
. . . imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, 'This is an interesting world I find myself in, an interesting hole I find myself in, fits me rather neatly, doesn't it? In fact it fits me staggeringly well, must have been made to have me in it!' This is such a powerful idea that as the sun rises in the sky and the air heats up and as, gradually, the puddle gets smaller and smaller, it's still frantically hanging on to the notion that everything's going to be alright, because this world was meant to have him in it, was built to have him in it; so the moment he disappears catches him rather by surprise. I think this may be something we need to be on the watch out for.
"What to do if you find yourself stuck with no hope of rescue: Consider yourself lucky that life has been good to you so far. Alternatively, if life hasn't been good to you so far, which given your present circumstances seems more likely, consider yourself lucky that it won't be troubling you much longer."
This is a fishbowl. It's an anagram of blowfish, but unlike a blowfish, it's made of glass and remains a constant size. It's also an anagram of flishbow, but unlike flishbow, it's actually a word. (http://www.kingdomofloathing.com/
"Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs and the universe trying to build bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning." (Rich Cook)