Archive for February, 2013

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

« 24 February 2013 | 16:33 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

It is much easier for me to imagine a praying murderer, a praying prostitute, than a vain person praying. Nothing is so odds with prayer as vanity

Once removed

« 6 February 2013 | 0:43 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Show this bold Prussian that praises slaughter, slaughter brings rout. becomes How his old Russian hat raises laughter, laughter rings out.

Charles Handy

« 3 February 2013 | 10:48 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The McNamara Fallacy The first step is to measure whatever can be easily measured. This is OK as far as it goes. The second step is to disregard that which can’t be easily measured or to give it an arbitrary quantitative value. This is artificial and misleading. The third step is to presume that what […]

H L Mencken (possibly)

« 2 February 2013 | 23:03 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

When I hear artists or authors making fun of business men, I think of a regiment in which the band makes fun of the cooks.

Richard Feynman

« 1 February 2013 | 0:13 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

What is not surrounded by uncertainty cannot be the truth.