Spider Robinson Quotes.
It took a couple of hundred million years to develop a thinking ape and you want a smart one in a lousy few hundred thousand?
In 1971, after seven years in college, with that magic piece of paper clutched triumphantly in my fist, the best job I was able to get was night watchman on a sewer project in Babylon, N.Y. guarding a hole in the ground to prevent anyone from stealing it. God bless the American educational system!
Now that I finally have the time for it, this web surfing stuff turns out to be as interesting and fun and addictive as you’ve all been telling me. Zipping from link to link, chasing an idea across the noosphere, sucking up information like a killer whale – way cool.
Anger is always – always – fear in disguise.
If a person who indulges in gluttony is a glutton, and a person who commits a felony is a felon, then God is an iron.
Just as there are laws of Conservation of Matter and Energy, so there are in fact Laws of Conservation of Pain and Joy. Neither can ever be created or destroyed. But one can be converted into the other.
When writing, always hook the reader with your first sentence…in love, never settle…value yourself first and this will help you to value others…life is short, so enjoy it to the fullest…everyone in the world is different, and that’s ok.
Information can’t be put in any container that isn’t leaky.
To be human : to strive in the face of the certainty of failure.
A beginning is the end of something, always.
honesty is hard work.
Never attribute to malice, that which can be reasonably explained by stupidity.
Some guys step on a rake in the dark, and get mad and go punch somebody. Others step on a rake in the dark and fall down laughing at themselves. I know which kind of guy I’d rather be. So do my friends.
Man, you’re no smarter than me. You’re just a fancier kind of stupid.
Mankind is divided into two basic sorts: those who find the unknown future threatening … and those who find it thrilling. The rupture between those two sides has been responsible for most of the bloodshed in history.