I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed person.
I bought some batteries... but they weren't included... so I had to buy them again... -- Steven Wright
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you. -- Bert Leston Taylor
He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy. -- Thomas Hobbes
If a few idiots want to risk their necks flying across the country that's fine, but nothing will ever replace trains.
A time to kill, and a time to heal. -- Ecclesiastes 3:1
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. -- President Calvin Coolidge