Monthly Archives: October 2006

Yogi Berra Theory

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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Yogi Berra – It ain’t over

It ain’t over ’til it’s over.

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the Princess Bride

Miracle Max: So long, boys. Have fun storming the castle.

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Yogi Berra – getting late

It gets late awfully early around here.

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The Art of War – Sun Tzu – supreme excellence

To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting

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The Princess Bride – what you think it means

Fezzik: I do not think that means what you think it means.

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Latin Phrases: Let the reader beware

Cavaet lector Latin: Let the reader beware

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Dead Poet Society – quiet desperation

 John Keating in Dead Poet Society Boys, you must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all. Thoreau said, “Most men lead lives of quiet … Continue reading

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Hellen Keller on Life and Adventure

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, … Continue reading

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