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The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit. (W. Somerset Maugham)

“What would men be without women? Scarce, sir…mighty scarce.” ― Mark Twain

Therefore, it is high time to add a chapter on women to my quotes fund! Here it is. Continue reading

The Internet is full of things that are on people’s minds. If the amount of a certain thing on the internet is representative of the amount of head-space that particular thing takes up in the average person’s head then the minds of people are chock-full of cats. Continue reading

I was watching North by Northwest one day, which I hadn’t seen before. It’s a really good movie, lots of action and romance and such. And it’s from the 50ies, so it’s really quite well-behaved. Mostly. Continue reading

Last Friday, at a wedding, I heard the most painful rendition of “That’s What Friends Are For” from the Jungle Book. The original is a really groovy number, and the voices that sing it in the movie are perfect. The voices at the wedding were adorable, but seemed completely unwilling to hit the right notes at the same speed or pitch! 😀 Continue reading

Learning, while we’re assured time and again by teachers, parents, grandparents and random people in the street that it should be fun, can be a tough and tedious process. It is almost always hard to learn to do something very, very well – like blogging eloquently – but it is always fun to actually do that thing you learned and realize that you can, in fact, do it well. And since we’re assured by teachers etc. that learning will and should be an integral part of our lives for the rest of our lives, here’s what some random people in the street/more or less famous people thought and said of it. Continue reading

Have you noticed that I’m fascinated with time (and the concept of time travel)? If you have not – I am (and if you have – I still am)! I don’t seem to be the only one who’s thought a bit about this: here’s my collection of witticisms about time. Continue reading

I was flipping through my quote journal when I noticed a recurring theme, popping up all over the place, on every second page or so. A topic close to almost everyone’s heart (in the best sense of the expression). Continue reading

There are a number of deep and insightful (or not) quotes the author of which seems to be lost in time, and lost in space – but not meaning.

I like the randomness of the quotes (this Anon-person has something… Continue reading

This is to break in a brand new category on my blog: Quotes!

I love quotes, from movies, books, people… Always have, always will.

The first version of my diploma thesis was studded with quotes (one referencing the contents of… Continue reading