Memorable quotes - the first, perhaps, being one justification for this blog

George Bernard Shaw said:

“Optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute”

Other quotes:

“If you are leaping a ravine, the moment of take-off is a bad time to be considering alternative strategies.” John Cleese

Taking a risk with public money is taking no risk at all

Failure is not an option. It comes bundled with the software.

Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. The difference is that strong people admit their mistakes and learn from them. That is how they become strong

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers

Further quotes

“More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.” Woody Allen

It takes 72 muscles to frown and only 14 to smile – never take the easy route. Anon.

eUKHOST forum has some memorable quotes. Two examples:

“You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is ‘never try’.” – Homer Simpson

“Nothing is more discouraging than unappreciated sarcasm.”