If you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe?
The things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions.

No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, 
or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if 
they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more 
naturally to the human heart than its opposite. 
			--Nelson Mandela

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
			--Isaac Asimov

I don't mind stealing bread
From the mouths of decadence
But I can't feed on the powerless
When my cup's already overfilled
			-- Temple Of The Dog

Do, or do not; there is no try.
		-- Yoda

Love is being stupid together.
		-- Paul Valery

UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that
would also stop you from doing clever things.
		-- Doug Gwyn

To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally
convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.
		-- H. Poincare

There's only one way to have a happy marriage
and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again.
		-- Clint Eastwood

clairvoyant, n.:
	A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that
	which is invisible to her patron -- namely, that he is a blockhead.
		-- Ambrose Bierce

To see a need and wait to be asked, is to already refuse.
Microsoft is not the answer.
Microsoft is the question.
NO (or Linux) is the answer.
	-- Taken from a .signature from someone from the UK, source unknown

 * Oops. The kernel tried to access some bad page. We'll have to
 * terminate things with extreme prejudice.
die_if_kernel("Oops", regs, error_code);
	-- From linux/arch/i386/mm/fault.c

I develop for Linux for a living, I used to develop for DOS.
Going from DOS to Linux is like trading a glider for an F117.
	-- Lawrence Foard, entropy@world.std.com

I'd crawl over an acre of 'Visual This++' and 'Integrated Development
That' to get to gcc, Emacs, and gdb.	Thank you.
	-- Vance Petree, Virginia Power

...Unix, MS-DOS, and Windows NT (also known as the Good, the Bad, and
the Ugly).
	-- Matt Welsh

We all know Linux is great... it does infinite loops in 5 seconds.
	- Linus Torvalds about the superiority of Linux on the Amterdam Linux Symposium

 * [...] Note that 120 sec is defined in the protocol as the maximum
 * possible RTT.	I guess we'll have to use something other than TCP
 * to talk to the University of Mars.
 * PAWS allows us longer timeouts and large windows, so once implemented
 * ftp to mars will work nicely.
	-- from /usr/src/linux/net/inet/tcp.c, concerning RTT [round trip time]

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or
whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
		-- Chuang-tzu