August 19th, 2008

says who

Selected Quotes

"He who is afraid of every nettle should not piss in the grass."
-- Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732

"As a member of an escorted tour you don't even have to know the Matterhorn isn't a tuba."
-- Temple Fielding, Fielding's Guide to Europe, 1963

"There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another."
-- Descartes, Discourse on Method, 1639