Do not crush the flowers of wisdom with the hobnail boots of cynicism.
It's not a beard, it's an animal I've trained to sit very still.
Two solipsists walk into a bar, and one says to the other..
Add a drop of lavender to milk, leave town with an orange, and pretend you're laughing at it.
Relaxed Empiricism -- I only believe something to be true if someone I know quite well tells me if happened.
He very kindly let me set up so I could start communicating back to the insurance companies. The more I had contact with George, got to know him better, the more I realized this is a very wise man. He's been around a long time.
At the same time, carriers are unsure how difficult it is going to be to obtain reinsurance, and how much they will have to pay.
We have had quite a few persons signing up and expressing interest, as we have our system connected to the Internet.
Essentially zero. DuPont sees what we're doing as the right thing to do.
We need to have stronger zoning codes and building codes, and we need to enforce them.
A lot of people say there's a fine line between genius and insanity. I don't think there's a fine line, I actually think there's a yawning gulf. You see some poor bugger scuffling up the road with balloons tied to his ears, he's not going home to invent a rocket, is he?
At parties, sometimes, for a laugh, I introduce myself - people say 'What do you do?' and I say 'I'm Aled Jones, its all gone wrong for me. No, look, I've still got it! (drunken bawl) I'M WALKING THROUGH THE AIIIIIIR, HAAAAAAHAHAHA.' Ch. 19, 32: 55
It's the augmented fourth, or diminished fifth, depending on your outlook on life..
You knew exactly who the good guys were and who were the bad guys just by the chord: the good guys got a perfect fifth - strong, compassionate - the bad guys got an augmented fourth.. Just a semitone, but sometimes in life when you make the wrong choices, it's just a semitone out.
Aldous Huxley took the drug mescaline and then chronicled his experience in the book The Doors of Perception. Now, I don't actually think that's the first thing he wrote: he probably wrote 'my brain is melting' ten thousand times, but it was the book that the critics latched on to.