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Talent vs. Genius

"Talent does what it can; genius does what it must."
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Getting Rid of Temptation

"The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it."
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

I completely disagree.

I've been tempted, and I can logically rationalize it away.

300 Miles

300 MilesToday I have surpassed 300 miles run. Go me.

Kind of an odd day for this to happen. 😛

Silence of our Friends

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

This one is particularly interesting to me today.

Twitter Direct Messages

So, when you delete a direct message, the recipient:

  • Gets an email if they have that option enabled.
  • Gets the direct message in any apps that they have open at the time.

And that's it.

Interrupt Your Enemy

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Power of Observation

"The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it."
- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

People and Laws

"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
- Plato (427-347 B.C.)

Enjoy Ourselves?

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

Usually Right

"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."
- Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Definition of Happiness by JFK

"The full use of your powers along lines of excellence."
- definition of "happiness" by John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

One God Farther

"We are all atheists about most of the gods humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further."
- Richard Dawkins (1941-)

DVDs and Warnings

The Man keeps sticking it to us:

And they wonder why piracy keeps getting higher and higher. With piracy, you don't have to watch these stupid warnings. 😛

Same God

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
- Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

Good Phil Mickelson Article

I haven't read it yet, but I'm going to - a good article on Phil Mickelson.

I didn't used to like the guy. His skill has always been undeniable. I thought he was a phony. I still do a little, but I've warmed to him over the years.