“The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.” — Bertrand Russell
“Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.” — John Kenneth Galbraith
“If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerable: think of it as a place of training and correction and it’s not so bad.” — C.S. Lewis
- Mr. Peanut’s full name is Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe.
- Michael J. Fox is 10 days younger than Lea Thompson and 3 years older than Crispin Glover.
- Nebraska’s state slogan is “Honestly, it’s not for everyone.”
- Eight-letter words typed with eight fingers: BIPLANES, CAPTIONS, ELAPSING, JACKPOTS, LIFESPAN, PANELIST.
- “Memory can restore to life everything except smells.” — Nabokov
“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” — Mario Andretti
“Without art the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” — George Bernard Shaw
“Technology is the reason we get old enough to complain about technology.” — Garry Kasparov
“Most people consider a glass as half empty or half full. I look at it as too big.” — George Carlin
“What time does this place get to New York?” — Barbara Stanwyck, aboard the Queen Mary, 1930s
“To be a poet at twenty is to be twenty: to be a poet at forty is to be a poet.” — Eugène Delacroix