Personal Musings

Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.

Edward Abbey

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

My experience learning French lately has been interesting, only because I held the belief that English is a reasonably easy language to learn only because it’s so unstructured and the rules are quite simple. Then I stumbled on this lil video, that brought a few things in perspective.

No, I’m not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I’m after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.

Alan Turing

I’ve always been a fan of The Simpsons, and especially the couch gag. This special couch gag by french animator Sylvain Chomet is hilariously awesome, and reminds me of the classic french cartoon “The Triplets of Bellville” (“Belleville Rendez-vous”).

We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas A. Edison

The meal is not over when I’m full. The meal is over when I hate myself.

Louis C. K.

Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are.

Will Ferrell

I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible.

Oscar Wilde