Tuesday, May 16, 2006

I love this guy!

Conservative: a statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others

(Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

Thursday, May 11, 2006

How Appropriate

Dulce bellum inexpertis
(Erasmus)

Sweet is the war for those who have not experienced it!

Monday, May 08, 2006

Animal Farm

All animals are equal, but some Animals are more Equal than others.
(George Orwell)

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

He Knew!

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Groucho Marx

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

What am I to think?

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education!

George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Funny Advice

به هرحال از مرگ بپرهيزيد که از قديم مرگ را مکروه داشته اند

Avoid death at all costs, since from the olden times, death has been considered unsavory!

(Obeid Zakani, the Tretise of 100 Admonitions, a 14th century collection of ironic and humurous advice!)

Saturday, April 22, 2006

You tell 'em!

’άλυπον άξεις τόν βίον χωρίς γάμου

Without marriage, you will lead a painless life! (Manander)