“Your profession is the mortgage on your life.”
“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
“Quotations will tell you the full measure of meaning – if you have enough of them.”
– James Murray
On the afternoon of the 16th June 1998 in the Stade du Parc Lescure in Bordeaux the world cup match between Scotland and Norway. In the city centre a number of bars were set up serving free lager to the fans who were not able to attend the match. In this particular weekend the visiting Scots managed to drink more beer than the entire town of Bordeaux consumed in a year. However, the most disturbing fact was perhaps the French hosts had forgotten to set up public toilets.
“When you get to my age, and I’m sixty-six now, you realize that the world is a madhouse and that most people are operating in fantasy anyway. So once you realise that, it doesn’t bother you much.”
“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.”
- The cessation of life and all associated processes; the end of an organism’s existence as an entity independent from its environment and its return to an inert, non-living state.
- (often capitalized) The personification of death as a hooded figure with a scythe; the Grim Reaper.
- (the death) The final part of something.
“If you ask the way to the post-office to a man he will direct you in a certain direction, if you ask the same question to a woman she will most likely reply: ‘Do you want to buy a stamp?'”