McDonalds ad: Two double cheeseburgers for two dollars. Prices may vary. Ed McMahon: If you are over age 65, you CANNOT be turned down for this plan. Age limits may vary.

Sometimes "the way it was" is not an option and we must choose from among possible futures, each one different from what we've always known.

"We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for the government of any other." -- John Adams

What if there were no hypothetical questions?

I worked hard all morning and finally got back to where I was when I started.

Steve Case, President and CEO of America Online: "While other companies offer pieces of the Internet puzzle, we will be uniquely positioned to provide the whole puzzle."

Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.

Listen to my words, for I have awakened and I smelleth the coffee.

I went to a lawn sale the other day. They weren't selling lawns. All they were selling was a bunch of clothes that even they didn't want anymore.

From Oil of Olay commercial: "These are bubbles with brains!" and "Hey, this is the only skin I'm ever going to have!"

We are often more concerned with the few who have more than us than with the many who have less.

He who follows a path perpetuates that path.

Power does not corrupt, but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts he who wields it and fear of oppression corrupts he who serves under it.

Practice makes better. The Lord makes perfect.

"You're both quick and you're both smart, but sometimes you're quick before you're smart." -- Ron Miller -- UNC-CH fencing coach.

"When I play tennis, I like to wear white... but not under my arms" - Arrid Extra Dry commercial.

Real men write self modifying cod.!>#$UY#U3e (seg fault, core dumped)

Q: "How do I make XXX do YYY, like it says you can in the manual?" A: "But why would you want to do that?"