Fortune Cookies

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I didn’t know what else to call the items on this page. Quotable Quotes? Noteable Notes? Something else?

So I decided to just call ’em “Fortune Cookies,” and be done with it. Anyway, whatever they’re called, here are ten of ’em, randomly chosen just for you…


"Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week."
    — William Dean Howells


"We do not stop playing because we are old. We grow old because we stop playing."
    — Anon


"If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men."
    — Russell P. Askue


Windows Error 007 System price error. Inadequate money spent.


"Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law."
    — Hubert Humphrey


Life would be so much easier if we could just look at the source code.


"When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it."
    — Bernard Baily


"Man invented language to satisfy his need to complain."
    — Lily Tomlin


"He dropped his voice still lower. In the stillness, a fly would not have dared clear his throat."
    — The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy


"It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them."
    — Alfred Adler