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Quotations from Chairman Meow
The Favorite Sayings of SOCKS THE CAT™

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Meow! -- Socks The Cat

Socks The Cat has green eyes. Like yours, lady, like yours. -- after Graham Nash

That's what it is! In Spanish, "S O C K S." -- Modern Dynamics Speed Tapes

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood. -- Daniel H. Burnham

Keep your eye on the doughnut, not on the hole. -- Warren Layne

Do not doubt for a moment that a concerned group of citizens can change the world.  In fact, it is the only thing that ever does. -- Margaret Mead

It's not a failure of management to manage; it's a failure of leadership to lead. -- Clara Griffin

Talent imitates, but genius steals. -- T.S. Eliot

It's easier to get forgiveness than permission. -- C. Stewart

Expect luck. Trust it and worship it. -- Robert Townsend

You know what the reward is for doing good work? You get to do more good work ...
If you sleep with dogs, you wake up with fleas. -- Sonnie Wind

You have a plan? Now you have a plan and a problem. Before, you just had a problem. -- Kieran Lal

Does the name Pavlov ring a bell? -- J.J. Wind (1969)
-- seen on a t-shirt in Atlanta (1994)

No one can change yesterday, but we can all change tomorrow. -- Bill Clinton

I must study politics and war that my children might study mathematics and philosophy in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, and music. -- John Adams

The absence of alternatives clears the mind beautifully. -- Henry Kissinger

All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men [and women] to stand by and do nothing. -- Edmund Burke

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. -- R.W.Emerson

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you will treat everything as if it is a nail. -- Abraham Maslow

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results.  I know several thousand things that won't work. -- Thomas Edison

Some people see things as they are and say why.  I see things that never were and say why not. --George Bernard Shaw

There are two kinds of people in this world: people who do what they say they're going to do, and people who don't. You should always be one of the people who do. -- Ed Korn

Idle hands are the devil's playthings. -- Benjamin Franklin

Only Robinson Crusoe had it all done by Friday ...
If you can't get it done working 24 hours a day, try working nights ...
If you make the same mistake twice, be sure you don't make it again. -- J.J.W.

Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.  -- Alexander Graham Bell

You can't hit a home run if you don't come up to bat. -- Darius Baer

If you don't toot your own horn, someone else will use it as a spittoon. -- Ken Blanchard

Clutter is not a property of information. Clutter is a failure of design. -- Edward Tufte

That's not artificial intelligence -- that's artificial stupidity! -- Jule Kaplan

We'll burn that bridge when we get to it. ... That's water over the bridge. -- Barbara Clemmensen

Invention is the mother of necessity. -- Estelle Roth

Laziness is the father of innovation. -- Clifford A. Tell

Don't give me your software, give me your data. -- Loren Hall

It works better if you plug it in ... It works better if you spell it right. -- Paul Dickson

There'll be time enough for counting when the dealing's done. -- Kenny Rogers

Users are infinitely more creative at finding bugs than developers. ...
When all else fails, question your own work first. ... Trouble comes in lumps, not streams. -- Jay Wind

Easy to use is easy to say. -- Jeff Garbers

Any idea can be attacked by taking it to its illogical extreme. -- Rene Voltaire

If I am not for me, who will be for me? If I am for myself alone, who am I for? If not now, when? -- Hillel

I attempt to compose symphonies, although it is clear to me that logically it is pointless. -- Alfred Schnittke

Your failure to plan ahead does not constitute an emergency on my part. -- Sign at print shop

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy.
If pigs had wings, they would be pigeons. -- W.C. Fields

If I had known I was going to play this long, I would have taken better care of myself. -- Mickey Mantle

At the risk of sounding ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love. -- Che Guevara

The only love sincerer than the love of good food, is the love of good friends. -- Tony Rivenbark

Every man is the builder of a temple called his body ... That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest ...
Many of the so-called comforts of life and not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind ... Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes. -- H.D.Thoreau

Saints, it has been said, are the sinners who go on trying. So free people are the oppressed who go on trying and who in the process make themselves fit to bear the responsibilites and to uphold the discipline which will maintain a free society. -- Aung San Suu Kyi

Why ask for the moon, when we have the stars? -- Bette Davis

This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. -- Humphrey Bogart

Yes, but you still owe me 10,000 francs. -- Sydney Greenstreet

humanity i love you youre always finding the secret to life
putting it in your back pocket forgetting about it and sitting on it -- e.e. cummings

You can't pretend to be something you're not for long without becoming what you're pretending to be ... We can never understand how other people think; we can only assume they think like we do. -- J.J.W.

The modern age has a false sense of security because of the great mass of data at its disposal.
But the valid issue is the extent to which man knows how to form and master the material at his command. -- Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1832)

Insanity is carried on the Y chromosome. -- Sheila Douglas

A manager would rather live with a problem he cannot accept than accept a solution he cannot understand. -- Russ Barnett

The more people participate in the process of their own education, and the more people participate in defining what kind of production to produce, and for what and why, the more people participate in the development of their selves. The more people become themselves, the better the democracy. -- Paulo Freire

Educate me. -- Bill Gates

Sometimes you just have to make the best of it. -- Grandma Wagner

Run as much miles as I did and you'll learn the secret of running, but I can't guarantee you'll win in Olympics. -- Lasse Viren

You can't be a 20-mile a day eater if you're just a 5-mile a day runner. -- Bruce Robinson

The best way to get hurt is to run when you're tired.  The best way to get hurt bad is to run when you're hurt. -- Jim Hagen

Pain is nature's way of telling you to slow down.  Death is nature's way of telling you to stop. -- Jim Fixx

When I race my mind is full of doubts.  Who will come in second? Who will come in third? -- Noureddine Morceli

And remember,
Use the right tool for the job! -- R. Crumb

... and now, a few words from SOCKS THE CAT ...

CATalog (see ours!)
CAToctin Mountains (near Camp David!)
CATechism (I really believe it!)
CATecholamine (I really feel it!)
CATwalk (Together, we can build one to the 21st Century!)
CAThodes (and anodes)
CATions (and onions?)
CATherine The Great ...
CATherine The Grape ...

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