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Marshall McLuhan: An "Intellectual" is defined as an expert in one field that makes comments in another".
Susan Sontag: "White People are the cancer of the human race"
Marshall McLuhan "Moral indignation is a standard strategy for endowing the idiot with dignity".

If our eyes could ever meet without fear we would recognize each other and rejoice, for love is life believing in itself.

-- Ayiti bel

We are here on Earth to fart around. Don't let anybody tell you any different!

-- Kurt Vonnegut Timequake

2016 to vote for Bernie Sanders !!!

Both followers and eccentrics are key to the operation of collective intelligence. And without collective intelligence a society cannot survive.

One atheist's viewpoint: Since there is no God, it's up to you and me to do God's work. No one else is gonna do it!

--Howard Bloom

! Be Funny - If laughter is the sound of truth emerging than why isn't your business much funnier than it is?

-- Chris Locke (Cluetrain Manifesto)

Laughing in Rhythm

Remember, "You're either on the bus, or off the bus."


People think good gets noticed. But only by your friends and relatives.
Great has a chance. And even great has to wait for its moment. Not every classic track was an instant hit. Sometimes you're ahead of the game, the system isn't ready for you. Luck is involved, but you've got to make your own luck, you've got to be involved. It's all about magic.
And everybody knows magic when they see it. Life is about experiencing magic. That's what keeps you doing it. The knowledge that we're open to the incredible. But can you hang in there long enough to get that good?

~ Bob Lefetz

"Be who you are and say what you feel because the people who mind don't matter and the people who matter don't mind."

Dr. Seuss

Saint Misbehavin': Wavy Gravy and the Culture of Fools: Put Your Good where it does the most ~ Wavy Gravy


"Half of my advertising is a waste. Trouble is I don't know which half"

-- Retailer John Wannamaker

"Be liberal in what you accept and conservative in what you send." John B. Postel, RFC 791 quoted by Bob Braden UCLA Computer Science Dept.

--"Jon Postel Remembered" October 30, 1998

It is my position that any committee that can't function solely in cyberspace has demonstrated its inability to comprehend the technology it proposes to regulate and/or is trying to be a "rich kids only" club ...

--Ron Kimball

"Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement."
"If your not failing enough you aren't taking enough risks."
"Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to try them all yourself."
" Reasonable people do not seek to alter their surroundings.......
Unreasonable people do. All progress is made by unreasonable people."

-- all anonymous as far as I know

"It does not matter what our specific fate is, as long as we face it with ultimate abandon."

-- Don Juan to Carlos Casteneda

"Passions are the winds which fill the sails of the vessel; sometimes they sink it; but without them it would be impossible to make way.. "

-- Voltaire

The guesses we like best, as with so many things we like best, were taught to us in childhood - by people who loved us and wished us well. We are reluctant to criticize those guesses. It is an ultimate act of rudeness to find fault with anything which is given to us in a spirit of love. So a modern, secular education is often painful. By its very nature, it invites us to question the wisdom of the ones we love.

-- Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday

George Santayana says, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" "I've got news for Mr. Santayana: we're doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That's what it is to be alive."

-- Kurt Vonnegut Bluebeard p.91

"Do good, and you'll be lonesome." "Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul."

-- Mark Twain U.S. Author (1835-1910)

"Ninety percent of the game is half mental." "When you come to a fork in the road, take it!"

-- Yogi Berra

"Coverage is the enemy of understanding"

--Howard Gardner

"The illiterate of the year 2000 will not be the individual who cannot read and write, but the one who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn."

--Alvin Toffler

"No model is a catalogue of ultimate realities, and none is a mere fantasy. Each is a serious attempt to get in all the phenomena known at a given period, and each succeeds in getting a great many. But also, no less surely, each reflects the psychology of an age almost as much as it reflects the state of that age's knowledge."

-- C.S. Lewis

[the Internet] could remain what it ought to be: just a public instrument. There ought to be efforts -- not just talk but real efforts -- to ensure Internet access, not just for rich people but for everyone.

--Noam Chomsky

The notion that this is mostly about sex is nonsense. The vast majority of our customers have little or no interest in it."

-- Steve Case, founder and chairman of AOL
Tue, 01 Oct 1996, Washington Post

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.

-- Benjamin Franklin

"No One gets in to see the Wizard, Not no way, Not no how!"

-- The Guard to Dorothy

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain."

-- The Wizard to Dorothy

"I know that men are won over less by the written word than the spoken word, that every great movement on this earth owes its growth to great orators . . . and not to writers."

-- Adolph Hitler

"If you will it, it is no dream."

--Theodor Herzl

Keep your thoughts positive; thoughts become your words.
Keep your words positive; words become your behaviors.
Keep your behaviors positive; behaviors become your habits.
Keep your habits positive; habits become your values.
Keep your values positive; values become your destiny.

~ Gandhi

"To see the men without clothes to cover their nakedness, without blankets to lie upon, without shoes… without a house or hut to cover them until those could be built, and submitting without a murmur, is a proof of patience and obedience which, in my opinion, can scarcely be paralleled."

-- George Washington at Valley Forge, April 21, 1778

"It does not matter who votes that counts; it is who counts the votes."

- Joseph Stalin, quoted in "The Red Monarch" by Yuri Krotkov.

"When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."

-- Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983)

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

-- Picasso

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift."

"The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat."

-- Albert Einstein

"As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins."

-- Albert Schweitzer,
Nobelist, who had four earned doctorates in: philosophy, theology, music, and medicine, (1875-1965)

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

-- Katharine Hepburn

"If you can't say something good about anyone, come and sit beside me, dear."

-- Alice Roosevelt

"Don't be so humble, you're not that great."

-- Golda Meir

Asked what he would do if he were in the president's shoes, House Majority Leader Dick Armey said, "If I were, I would be looking up from a pool of blood and hearing (my wife ask), `How do I reload this thing?" (think monica)

--Dick Armey

"To Do Is To Be" -- Socrates
"To Be Is To Do" -- Plato
"Do Be Do Be Do" -- Sinatra
"Ya Ba Da Ba Do" -- Flintstone

"You too can rule the world. You just have to crush everyone ELSE first! A little crushing music, maestro..."

-- from the movie, 'With Honors'

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order and lends to all that is good and just and beautiful."

-- Plato

"If things seem totally under control, you're just not going fast enough."

-- Mario Andretti

"Little ax cut down big tree" A woman may be small but accomplish big things.
"De Longes' prayer got amen" All things both good and evil come to an end.

-- West Indian Proverbs

"I was born in Boston, New England, and owe my first instructions in literature to the free grammar schools established there. I therefore give one hundred pounds sterling to my executors, to be by them, the survivors or survivor of them, paid over to the managers or directors of the free schools in my native town of Boston, to be by them, or by those person or persons, who shall have the superintendance and management of the said schools, put out to interest, and so continued at interest forever, which interest annually shall be laid out in silver medals, and given as honorary rewards annually by the directors of the said free schools belonging to the said town, in such manner as to the discretion of the selectmen of the said town shall seem meet."

-- Last Will and Testement of Benjamin Franklin (1789)

"If everyone is thinking alike then no one is thinking."

-- Ben Franklin

"Never doubt that a group of people can change the world. Indeed that is all that ever has."

-- Margaret Mead

The Englishman says with a very upper crusty accent to Milton Berl's character while driving along in the car . . . . "The whole bloody place is the most unspeakable matriarchy in the whole history of civilization. Look at yourself, and the way your wife and her strumpet of a mother (Ethel Merman's character) push you through the hoop!
As far as I can see American Men, have been totally emasculated, they're like slaves, they die like flies . . .
And this positively infantile preoccupation with bosoms. Its appalled me, this occupation with bosoms. Don't you realize that they've become the most dominant thing in American Culture? In advertising, literature, and all things day to day, they're in everything.
I'll wager you anything you like, if American woman stopped wearing brassiers your whole national economy would collapse overnight.

-- "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" movie in the 1960's

"Those are my principles. If you don't like them I have others."

-- Groucho Marx :-)

"If you must keep groaning, please try to do it in a rhythm I can dance to..."

-- Ashleigh Brilliant

"Life is like a roll of toilet paper, when you get to the end, it goes really fast!"

~ Steven Tyler

~~ Bless the founders of the Net~~

They've allowed me to become a woman of my time instead of ahead of it.

Timing & Luck in the Rhythm of Life is more important than anything else. I'm just a curious grrl. . . .

Getting Started & Getting Smart

Your CyberCowGrrl


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