My collection of frivolous fables.

Quotable Quotes

"I know that I know nothing." - Plato

"I would rather be ashes than dust!" - Jack London's "Credo"

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke

"In the face of ambiguity, refuse the temptation to guess." - The Zen of Python

"It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission." - Grace Hopper

"Ignorance is bliss." - Thomas Gray

"The chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." - Samuel Johnson

"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." - Oscar Wilde

"The purpose of the margin of safety is to render the forecast unnecessary." - Ben Graham

"All conservation of wildness is self-defeating, for to cherish we must see and fondle, and when enough have seen and fondled, there is no wilderness left to cherish." - Aldo Leopold

"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for." - Epicurus

"I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." - Abraham Maslow

"In a world of abundance the only scarcity is attention." - Kevin Kelly

"Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want." - Anna Lappe