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Pete's Quote Files: H

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Quotes by people associated with the letter 'H'




    Lactomangulation, n.:
    Manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk carton so badly that one has to resort to using the "illegal" side.
      -Rich Hall, "Sniglets"


    Like medieval peasants, computer manufacturers and millions of users are locked in a seemingly eternal lease with their evil landlord, who comes around every two years to collect billions of dollars of taxes in return for mediocre services.
      -Mark Harris, Electronics Times


    When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "compared to what?"
      -Sydney J. Harris


    Perserverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.
      -Sydney J. Harris


    An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.
      -Sydney J. Harris


    Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
      -Sydney J. Harris


    The art of living consists in knowing which impulses to obey and which must be made to obey.
      -Sydney J. Harris


    The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
      -Sydney J. Harris


    Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation.
      -Johnny Hart


    One should forgive one's enemies, but not before they are hanged.
      -Heinrich Heine


    Animals can be driven crazy by placing too many in too small a pen. Homo Sapiens is the only animal that voluntarily does this to himself.
      -Robert A. Heinlein (Lazarrus Long in Time Enough for Love


    There is nothing permanent except change.
      -Heraclitus


    To escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
      -Elbert Hubbard


    What is moral is what you feel good after.
      -Ernest Hemingway


    "Several large, artificial constructions are approaching us," ZORAC announced after a short pause. "The designs are not familiar, but they are obviously the products of intelligence. Implications: we have been intercepted deliberately by a means unknown, for a purpose unknown, and transferred to a place unknown by a form of intelligence unknown. Apart from the unknowns, everything is obvious."
      -James P. Hogan, "Giants Star"


    Nothing in this world is as powerful as an idea whose time has come.
      -Victor Hugo


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