pat conroy
:: Les sales cons sont largement représentés sur cette planète.

douglas coupland
:: thispegs, thatpegs – why can't people be happy with a sepia-tinted daguerreotype? ( – the gum thief)
:: The last two weeks of the year are the worst two weeks of the year. Who the hell invented December? Curse you, Pope Gregory. It's a disaster of a month, a complete waste of thirty-one days. And it's not like early January's much better. ( – the gum thief)
:: Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories, they die. Serves them right.
:: If you don’t change, then what’s the point of anything happening to you?
:: With Google I’m starting to burn out on knowing the answer to everything. People in the year 2020 are going to be nostalgic for the sensation of feeling clueless.
:: Life always kills you in the end, but first it prevents you from getting what you want.
:: You can never become rich unless you like rich people.
:: Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships.
:: What’s the difference between a venerated senior staff member and a lifer?
:: The harder you try to become the opposite of your parents, the more quickly you become them.
:: If someone’s bothering you at work, ask him or her to make a donation to a charity.
:: Chacun stocke ses tensions en un endroit précis (...) – on fait bien les mêmes fautes d'orthographe toujours dans les mêmes mots. ( – microserfs)
:: Les médias sont devenus fous avec Internet. Net par ci, Net par là, trop, c'est trop. Internet, c'est cool, mais pas tant que ca. ( – microserfs)
:: L'industrie est pleine de technos doués et de généralistes intelligents – ceux qui s'ennuyaient au lycée – le genre auquel le prof ne cessait de répéter : "Abe, vous auriez 20 si vous le vouliez vraiment. Pourquoi ne pas vous appliquer ?" Recherchez ces gens-là – les généralistes de talents. ( – microserfs)

albert einstein
:: Wahnsinn ist, in immer der gleichen Weise zu verfahren und dabei auf neue Ergebnisse zu hoffen.
:: In der Einfachheit liegt die Genialität.

dave grohl
:: There are a lot of people I'd like to beat the shit out of, but I'd get sued.
:: I love songs that make you wanna jump around, have a good time for three and a half minutes.
:: F**k Twitter! That's the biggest waste of time. If people got their head out of their a*s, they might f**king get out and accomplish something.
:: There is no right or wrong. There is only, YOUR VOICE. […] Cherish it. Respect it. Nurture it. Challenge it. Stretch it and scream until it's fucking gone. Because every human being is blessed with at least that, and who knows how long it will last…" [sxsw 2013]

jimi hendrix
:: I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.

steve jobs
:: Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. 

the hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
:: There is a theory that states: "If anyone finds out what the universe is for, it will disappear and be replaced by something more bazaarly inexplicable." There is another theory that states: "This has already happened...."

jean-jacques rousseau
:: Die Freiheit des Menschen liegt nicht darin, dass er tun kann, was er will, sondern darin, dass er nicht tun muss, was er nicht will.

george bernhard shaw
:: Der vernünftige Mensch passt sich an sein Umfeld an. Der unvernünftige Mensch passt hingegen sein Umfeld an sich an. Aller Fortschritt kommt von den unvernünftigen Menschen.