Category: Quotes


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. quote on violence

The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence, you may murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate. So it goes. Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: Only love can...


My Wedding Vows

I have a marriage anniversary coming up, thought I’d share the vows from that fateful day: I’ve played a few video games in my life, so it’s no big surprise that I see the world through those experiences. I feel that relationships are much like First Person Shooters, in that when you’re first learning the game, you don’t know the rules, how to play or how to keep staring at the ceiling and spinning in circles for the entire game, but after some time, you get a handle on how to navigate the world, and you begin move forward. There’s...


Professor Elizabeth Warren has explained

As Professor Elizabeth Warren has explained, “There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody…Part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along.”


“Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority, they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers.” –Socrates (about 400BC or so) [thnx brian]


Irish Blessing

May your troubles be less, and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness come through your door. Irish Blessing


Whenever natures leaves a hole in a person’s mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coast of self-conceit. —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Subway Greeting

Six inch or foot long? Cheese with that? Do you want it toasted? no? ok, what toppings would you like. ok, alright, ok, is that it on the sandwich? Ok, would you like chips and drinks with that? No? How about cookies? Ah, yes, everyone wants cookies.


I’m great at spotting stupid. I shave every morning.

Flag Burners

Sen. Daniel Inouye D-Hawaii, a World War II veteran who lost an arm in the war and was decorated with the Medal of Honor. “While I take offense at disrespect to the flag,” he said, “I nonetheless believe it is my continued duty as a veteran, as an American citizen, and as a United States senator to defend the constitutional right of protesters to use the flag in nonviolent speech.”

Apple Manifesto

My friends, each of you is a single cell in the great body of the State. And today, that great body has purged itself of parasites. We have triumphed over the unprincipled dissemination of facts. The thugs and wreckers have been cast out. And the poisonous weeds of disinformation have been consigned to the dustbin of history. Let each and every cell rejoice! For [t]oday, we celebrate the first glorious anniversary of the Information Purification Directive! We have created, for the first time in all history, a garden of pure ideology, where each worker may bloom secure from the pests...