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Pete's Quote Files: E

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Quotes by people associated with the letter 'E'




    Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
      -Thomas Alva Edison


    Organization! Hell! I'm the organization! ... Hell! There ain't no rules around here! We are trying to accomplish some'pn'.
      -Thomas Alva Edison


    unix is voor types zonder sociaal leven...
      -patrick van EijK


    When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it's only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it's two hours. That's relativity.
      -Albert Einstein


    Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
      -Albert Einstein


    Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury--to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for every one, best for both the body and the mind.
      -Albert Einstein


    Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
      -Dwight D. Eisenhower


    When you appeal to force, there's one thing you must never do--lose.
      -Dwight D. Eisenhower


    To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children,to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends,to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded!
      -Ralph Waldo Emerson


    When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."
      -Erasmus


    Relationships are hard. It's like a full-time job, and we should treat it like one. If your boyfriend or girlfriend wants to leave you, they should give you two weeks' notice. There should be severance pay, and before they leave you, they should have to find you a temp.
      -Bob Ettinger


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