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Two wrongs don't make a right, but two Wrights make an airplane?

Australians were hand-picked by the finest judges in Europe.

"To heslo pro důchodce, co navštěvují náš lab v rámci Univerzity třetího věku, musí lektor napsat každou hodinu na tabuli. Oni ho totiž vždycky zapomenou a pokoušejí se googlovat přes náš přihlašovací dialog."

"Víte proč vám slepice vždycky vběhne pod kolo? Základní princip pohybu slepice - vždy se pohybuje tím směrem, kterým je hlava. Už jste viděli slepici běžet naopak? Ne. Takže vy jedete, slepice hrabe v příkopě, podívá se na vás a běží."

Pan docent napsal na tabuli příklad: "Tak tato limita má tu vlastnost, že mi každý rok vyjde jinak. Letos je na řadě 1/6."
Po propočítání: "Tak ne. Letos je to 1/3. Spletl jsem si to s loňskou hodnotou."

Během cvičení: "A pokud se vám něco co vykládám nezdá, tak se klidně ozvěte... nejsme tu na teologickém semináři."

I am the butler, sir. -What is it you do? -I butle.

I'm gonna live forever, or die trying.

I spent 90% of my money on women and drink. The rest I wasted. - George Best.

I never criticise referees and i'm not going to change a habit for that prat. - Ron Atkinson

I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally. - WC Fields.

Allen, Woody

I'm not saying I didn't enjoy myself, but I didn't.

Between the Pope and air conditioning, I'd choose air conditioning.

[On being called a self-hating Jew] Hey, I may hate myself, but its not because I'm Jewish.

Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.

I believe there is something out there watching over us – unfortunately it's the government.

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.

Bohr, Niels

Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.

Some subjects are so serious that one can only joke about them.

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.

When asked if he really believed a horseshoe above his door would bring good luck: No, but I'm told it works even if you don't believe in it.

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.

Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.

James M. Buchanan

Tax limits, or fiscal constraints generally, can be expected to curb government's appetites to the extent that the utility function of governmental decision makers contains arguments for privately enjoyable 'creature comforts,' for final end items of consumption. Such constraints become much less effective, and may well be evaded, if the motive force behind governmental action is 'do-goodism.' The licentious sinners we can control; the saintly ascetics may destroy us.

Feynman, Richard

I think I can safely say that no one understands quantum mechanics.

Last words: I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring.

For those who want some proof that physicists are human, the proof is in the idiocy of all the different units which they use for measuring energy.

Listen. I mean that from my knowledge of the world that I see around me, I think that it is much more likely that the reports of flying saucers are the result of the known irrational characteristics of terrestrial intelligence rather than the unknown rational efforts of extraterrestrial intelligence.

It's a great game to look at the past, at an unscientific era, look at something there, and say have we got the same thing now, and where is it? So I would like to amuse myself with this game. First, we take witch doctors. The witch doctor says he knows how to cure. There are spirits inside which are trying to get out. ... Put a snakeskin on and take quinine from the bark of a tree. The quinine works. He doesn't know he's got the wrong theory of what happens. If I'm in the tribe and I'm sick, I go to the witch doctor. He knows more about it than anyone else. But I keep trying to tell him he doesn't know what he's doing and that someday when people investigate the thing freely and get free of all his complicated ideas they'll learn much better ways of doing it. Who are the witch doctors? Psychoanalysts and psychiatrists, of course.

Friedman, Milton

A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.

The free man will ask neither what his country can do for him nor what he can do for his country.

Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.

If you pay people not to work and tax them when they do, don't be surprised if you get unemployment.

I’m in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal.

Heisenberg, Werner

We have to remember that what we observe is not nature herself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.

Henlein, Robert

Age is not an accomplishment, and youth is not a sin.

A committee is the only known form of life with a hundred bellies and no brain.

Logic is a feeble reed, friend. "Logic" proved that airplanes can't fly and that H-bombs won't work and that stones don't fall out of the sky. Logic is a way of saying that anything which didn't happen yesterday won't happen tomorrow.

Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors — and miss.

One man's "magic" is another man's engineering. "Supernatural" is a null word.

John Maynard Keynes

Newton was not the first of the age of reason. He was the last of the magicians, the last of the Babylonians and Sumerians, the last great mind that looked out on the visible and intellectual world with the same eyes as those who began to build our intellectual inheritance rather less than 10 000 years ago.

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?

Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.

The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent.

If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has.

It is better to be vaguely right than exactly wrong.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet

Isaac Newton

If I have seen further it is only by standing on the shoulders of giants.

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

Oppenheimer, Robert

We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and to impress him takes on his multi-armed form and says, 'Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.' I suppose we all thought that, one way or another.

Thatcher, Margareth

Socialists cry "Power to the people", and raise the clenched fist as they say it. We all know what they really mean—power over people, power to the State.

Imagine a Labour canvasser talking on the doorstep to those East German families when they settle in, on freedom's side of the wall. "You want to keep more of the money you earn? I'm afraid that's very selfish. We shall want to tax that away. You want to own shares in your firm? We can't have that. The state has to own your firm. You want to choose where to send your children to school? That's very divisive. You'll send your child where we tell you."

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

As God once said, and I think rightly...

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