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“In God we trust; all others bring data.” ― W. Edwards Deming
|Posted on October 23, 2010 at 10:35 AM|
The French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre was sitting in a cafe when a waitress approached him: "Can I get you something to drink, Monsieur Sartre?"
Sartre replied, "Yes, I'd like a cup of coffee with sugar, but no cream".
Nodding agreement, the waitress walked off to fill the order and Sartre returned to working.
A few minutes later, however, the waitress re...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 30, 2010 at 4:38 PM|
A dog went to a telegram office, took out a blank form and wrote: "Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof."
The clerk examined the paper and politely told the dog, "There are only nine words here. You could send another 'Woof' for the same price."
The dog replied, "But that would make no sense at all!"
|Posted on August 26, 2010 at 12:49 PM|
I live alone.
It hasn't always been that way.
It's nice sometimes
to open up the heart a little
and let some hurt come in.
It proves you're still alive.
I'm not sure what it means.
Why we can not shake the old loves from our minds.
It must be that we build on memories
And make them more than what they were.
And is the manufacture
Just a safe device for closin...Read Full Post »
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"A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world." - John le Carre
|Posted on June 15, 2010 at 4:52 PM|
Vezzini: "Haha.. you fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The most famous is: Never get involved in a land war in Asia. Only slightly less well know is this: Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line! "
|Posted on March 21, 2010 at 9:36 AM|
"It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!"
|Posted on February 23, 2010 at 1:19 PM|
"Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a loose girl".
The priest asks, "Is that you, little Tommy Funachelli?"
"Yes, Father, it is."
"And who was the girl you were with?"
"I can't tell you, Father, I don't want to ruin her reputation."
"Well, Tommy, I'm sure to find out her name sooner or later, so ...Read Full Post »