Urbin Report

Sunday, July 24, 2005

Random Quotes of the Morning...

Executives who do not produce successful results hold on to their jobs only about five years. Those who produce effective results hang on about half a decade.

"Doing it right is no excuse for not meeting the schedule."

"OK, don't get me wrong: it's not that I don't think that the world isn't an incredible, mysterious, magical place, it's just that I think it's incredible, magic, and mysterious in ways the nobody suspects; except maybe you. Hermetic knowledge propels you up the ladder. The Masons and the Trilateral Commission are weenies compared to you." -- Silicon Vally Tarot

"Postmodernists in particular distrust any theory that can be fully explained by resorting to words that already exist in the English language." -- Mr. Pravda

What no spouse of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he's staring out the window.

"What good is an obscenity trial except to popularize literature?" -- Nero Wolfe, "The League of Frightened Men"

"The wages of sin are death; but after they're done taking out taxes, it's just a tired feeling:"

"Look at it this way: Your wife's spending $280 a month on meditation lessons to forget $26,000 of college education. And you're still drinking ordinary scotch?"

From a trashy romance novel, "A true noble woman should have snow on her face in company and be fire between the sheets!"

"Ever notice "What the hell!" is always the right decision?" -- Marilyn Monroe