Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Quotes of yesteryears.

"It is a mathematical fact that the casting of this pebble from my hand alters the centre of gravity of the universe."
Thomas Carlyle
(12/04/1795 – 02/05/1881)

"It was very good of God to let Carlyle and Mrs Carlyle marry one another and so make only two people miserable instead of four."
Samuel Butler
(12/04/1875 – 06/18/1902)

"It is easy to be popular. It is not easy to be just."
Rose Bird
(11/02/1936 – 12/04/1999)
Chief Justice (CA)

"Microsoft was founded with a vision of a computer on every desk, and in every home. We've never wavered from that vision."
Bill Gates
(10/28/1955 – )

"A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous."
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(03/27/1886 – 08/17/1969)

"Your dresses should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to show you're a lady."
Edith Head
(10/28/1898 – 10/24/1981)

"She looked as if butter wouldn't melt in her mouth—or anywhere else."
Elsa Lanchester
(10/28/1902 – 12/26/1986)
on Maureen O’Hara

I cut my teeth on Hokusai, but achieved peace with Hiroshige

1 comment:

lakeviewer said...

My goodness, I need a translator here.