When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows...– Ursula K Le Guin — this is my cue to take a nap
Imagine Joe McCarthy dragging Cabinet members into hearings and demanding that...– Matt Taibbi http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/michele-bachmanns-holy-war-20110622
It seems more fruitful to consider how much energy society would have to expend...– Robert Nozick Heh. Thermodynamics and emergence. I like it.
Do you lie awake at night fearing my gash?– Varys
He started a war to get her back…. But she died anyway.– Bran Stark
If you worry about disaster all the time, that’s what you’re going...– Fertility Hollis, from Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for...– Charles Bukowski (via calmandreposed-)
All the people that were rooting on me to fail, at the end of the day they have...– LeBron James, after the Miami Heat lose to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 6
Theon: You afraid?
Robb: I must be.
Robb: Why is that good?
Theon: Means you're not stupid.
I don’t mean to moralize, but the simple fact of the matter is that humility is...– Carson Clark, “An Open Letter to J.A. Adande Concerning LeBron James’ Supposed Unfair Criticism” 6 Jun 2011 http://carsontclark.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/an-open-letter-to-j-a-adande-concerning-lebron-james-supposed-unfair-criticism/
For posterity’s sake, I’ll also note that you can’t just pin this on LeBron....– John Hollinger, “No royal performance from James”, ESPN.com, 10 Jun 2011 http://espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/post/_/id/30059/no-royal-performance-from-james
He has always wanted to be a global icon, but this particular path, from hero to...– Dan Le Batard, “Tale of LeBron James, Miami Heat’s season still not over yet”, The Miami Herald, 10 Jun 2011 http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/06/10/2259817/tale-of-lebron-james-miami-heats.html
There is only one god and his name is Death. And there is only one thing we say...– Syrio Forel, from “The Game of Thrones”
The list is titled “Top 5 worst people of all time.” The top three, in order,...– Arkansas Kids Name Bush & Cheney Worst People Ever, In School Yearbook - ha! right superintendent… that was an oversight… sure… (via lostbetweenthepages) (1) How do these kids even know who Charles Manson is? (See what happens when you let people smuggle in cell phones into...
Thirty spokes share the wheel’s hub; It is the center hole that makes it...– Tao Te Ching, Chapter 11, translated by Gia-fu Feng and Jane English
Nobody loves Goliath.– San Francisco Warriors/Philadelphia 76ers coach Alex Hannum, regarding Wilt Chamberlain