More Themes

  • “It’s a darn sight easier to slip on bullshit than it is to slip on gravel.”
    – Lyndon Johnson
  • “Human beings are born with different capacities, if they are free, then they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free.” – Jordan Peterson.
  • “Orwell was right: Socialists don’t care about the poor, they just hate the rich.”
  • Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive.
    – C.S. Lewis
  • “Don’t recommend any changes that you wouldn’t suffer for if they failed.”
    – Jordan Peterson
  • Do what is meaningful, not what is expedient.”
    – Jordan Peterson
  • “What you most what to find will be found where you least want to look.”
    – Carl Jung, paraphrased by Jordan Peterson.
  • “Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance”
    – Albert Maysles
  • “Science is about what is true.”
    – Sean Carroll, CalTech cosmologist
  • “But, no, it’s not. Science is about describing what we observe. Science is about what is useful. Mathematics is about what is true.”
    – Sabine Hossenfelder, Research Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.”
    – James Baldwin
  • “Statisticians, like artists, have a bad habit of falling in love with their models.”
    – George Edward Pelham Box
  • “I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.”
    – Ken Dodd (8 November 1927-)
  • ‘Trying is the first step towards failure.”
    -Homer Simpson (age 39)
  • “Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.”
    – Mark Twain
  • “To alcohol! The cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.”
    – Homer Simpson
  • “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.”
    – Henry David Thoreau
  • “One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity there ain’t nothing can beat teamwork.”
    – Mark Twain
  • Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often
    – Mae West
  • Probability calculations become irrelevant after the event.