Collected Quotes May/June 2012

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag.

The future is here; it’s just not evenly distributed. — William Gibson (source)

Shatner’s portrayal [of Kirk in Star Trek] is a little boy’s idea of what a captain is. He’s handsome, heroic, dashing, gets all the ladies. He makes all the right decisions. And his crew would follow him into the gates of Hell. That is the classic idea of the ship captain. Shatner just sells it. — Ronald Moore, writer for Star Trek, on Trek Nation

If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies. — Albert Einstein

‎”If you want to know where your heart is – look to where your mind goes when it wanders.” — Henri-Frédéric Amiel

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. — Joseph Brodsky

Thanks to friends for posting interesting quotes: Janice





2 responses to “Collected Quotes May/June 2012”

  1. Dan Avatar

    “Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.”

    1. Ezra S F Avatar

      Quotation is wit by proxy.

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