Carl Sagan

The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

Carl Sagan

The Universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.

Carl Sagan

While some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.

Dave Barry

I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.

Most home projects are impossible, which is why you should do them yourself. There is no point in paying other people to screw things up when you can easily screw them up yourself for far less money.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.


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