The ypothalamus is among the most necessary components of the mind, concerned in lots of sorts of motivation, amongst different capabilities. The hypothalamus controls the “4 F’s”: 1. combating; 2. fleeing; 3.feeding; and 4. mating. — Psychology professor in neuropsychology intro course
What’s a committee? A gaggle of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the pointless. — Richard Harkness, The New York Instances, 1960
Slogan of 105.9, the traditional rock radio
station in Chicago: “Of all of the radio stations in Chicago…we’re certainly one of them.”
With each passing hour our photo voltaic system comes forty-three thousand miles nearer to globular cluster M13 within the constellation Hercules, and nonetheless there are some misfits who proceed to insist that there isn’t any such factor as progress. — Ransom Okay. Ferm
Insanity takes its toll. Please have actual change.
Making use of laptop know-how is just discovering the appropriate wrench to pound within the right screw.
The graduate with a Science diploma asks, “Why does it work?” The graduate with an Engineering diploma asks, “How does it work?” The graduate with an Accounting diploma asks, “How a lot will it price?” The graduate with a Liberal Arts diploma asks, “Would you like fries with that?”
Karate is a type of martial arts by which individuals who have had years and years of coaching can, utilizing solely their fingers and ft, make a number of the worst motion pictures within the historical past of the world. — Dave Barry
I’m not a vegetarian as a result of I like animals; I’m a vegetarian as a result of I hate crops. — A. Whitney Brown
A terrific many individuals suppose they’re considering when they’re merely rearranging their prejudices. — William James
By no means underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon filled with tapes hurtling down the freeway. — Andrew Tannenbaum
We must be cautious to get out of an expertise solely the knowledge that’s in it – and cease there; lest we be just like the cat that sits down on a sizzling stove-lid. She’s going to by no means sit down on a sizzling stove-lid again—and that’s effectively; but in addition she is going to by no means sit down on a chilly one anymore. — Mark Twain
There’s a lot comedy on tv. Does that trigger comedy within the streets? — Dick Cavett, mocking the TV-violence debate
If a girl has to decide on between catching a fly ball and saving an toddler’s life, she is going to select to avoid wasting the toddler’s life with out even contemplating if there are males on base. — Dave Barry
I’m sick unto demise of obscure English cities that exist seemingly for the only real lodging of those so-called limerick writers — and even sicker of their residents, all of whom undergo from bodily deformities and spend their time dismembering family members at fancy costume balls. — Editor of the Limerick Instances (Limerick, Eire)
When cryptography is outlawed, bayl bhgynjf jvyy unir cevinpl.
Lazlo’s Chinese language Relativity Axiom: Irrespective of how nice your triumphs or how tragic your defeats—approximately one billion Chinese language could not care much less.
668: The Neighbor of the Beast
Some mornings, it is simply not value chewing via the leather-based straps. — Emo Phillips
Writing about music is like dancing about structure.
Expertise is that marvelous factor that permits you acknowledge a mistake if you make it once more. — F. P. Jones
Human beings, who’re nearly distinctive in being able to be taught from the expertise of others, are additionally exceptional for his or her obvious disinclination to take action. — Douglas Adams, _Last Likelihood to See_
As your legal professional, it’s my obligation to tell you that it’s not necessary that you simply perceive what I am doing or why you are paying me a lot cash. What’s necessary is that you simply proceed to take action. — Hunter S. Thompson’s Samoan Lawyer
Once I informed the individuals of Northern Eire that I used to be an atheist, a girl within the viewers stood up and mentioned, “Sure, however is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you do not imagine?” — Quentin Crisp
Boundary, n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of 1 from the imaginary rights of one other. — Ambrose Bierce, The Satan’s Dictionary
I feel that every one right-thinking individuals on this nation are sick and uninterested in being informed that unusual, first rate persons are fed up on this nation with being sick and drained. I am definitely not! However I am sick and uninterested in being informed that I’m! — Monty Python
Might the forces of evil turn into confused on the way in which to your home. — George Carlin
Sorry, however my karma simply ran over your dogma.
Those that make peaceable revolution unattainable will make violent revolution inevitable. — John F. Kennedy
Life could don’t have any that means. And even worse, it might have a that means of which I disapprove. — Ashleigh Sensible
My opinions could have modified, however not the truth that I’m proper. — Ashleigh Sensible
Her kisses left one thing to be desired — the remainder of her.
Drawing on my wonderful command of language, I mentioned nothing.
At all times attempt to do issues in chronological order; it is much less complicated that manner.
Based mostly on what you realize about him in historical past books, what do you suppose Abraham Lincoln can be doing if he have been alive immediately?
1. Writing his memoirs of the Civil Conflict.
2. Advising the President.
3. Desperately clawing on the inside his coffin. –David Letterman
As soon as at a social gathering, Gladstone mentioned to Disraeli, “I predict, Sir, that you’ll die both by hanging or of some vile illness”. Disraeli replied, “That every one relies upon, sir, upon whether or not I embrace your ideas or your mistress.”
For 3 days after demise, hair and fingernails proceed to develop however cellphone calls taper off. — Johnny Carson
I feel that the workforce that wins sport 5 will win the collection. Until we lose sport 5. — Charles Barkley
My preliminary response was to sue her for defamation of character, however then I noticed that I had no character. — Charles Barkley, on listening to Tonya Harding proclaim herself “the Charles Barkley of determine skating”
A very powerful factor within the programming language is the identify. A language won’t succeed and not using a good identify. I’ve not too long ago invented an excellent identify and now I’m searching for an acceptable language. — D. E. Knuth, 1967
A slipping gear may let your M203 grenade launcher hearth if you least count on it. That will make you fairly unpopular in what’s left of your unit. — Within the August 1993 situation, web page 9, of PS journal, the Military’s journal of preventive upkeep 44. An
Animated Cartoon Theology:
1. Individuals are animals.
2. The physique is mortal and topic to unbelievable ache.
3. Life is antagonistic to the residing.
4. The flesh could be sawed, crushed, frozen, stretched, burned, bombed, and plucked for music.
5. The dumb are abused by the good and the good destroyed by their very own crafty.
6. The small are tortured by the massive and the massive destroyed by their very own momentum.
7. We’re in a position to stroll on air, however solely so long as our phantasm helps us.
— E. L. Doctorow “The Guide of Daniel”
Suppose you have been an fool. And suppose you have been a member of Congress. However I repeat myself. — Mark Twain
Calvin: Individuals suppose it should be enjoyable to be a brilliant genius, however they do not understand how laborious it’s to place up with all of the idiots on this planet. Hobbes: Is not your pants’ zipper presupposed to be within the entrance?
On one event a pupil burst into his workplace. “Professor Stigler, I do not imagine I deserve this F you’ve got given me.” To which Stigler replied, “I agree, however sadly it’s the lowest grade the College will enable me to award.”
The overwhelming majority of individuals have greater than the common (imply) variety of legs. — E. Grebenik
Previous Yiddish proverb: “If triangles had a God, He’d have three sides.”
Don’t fret about temptation–as you get older, it begins avoiding you. — Previous Farmer’s Almanac
G: “If we do occur to step on a mine, Sir, what can we do?” EB: “Regular process, Lieutenant, is to leap 200 ft within the air and scatter oneself over a large space.” — Someplace in No Man’s Land, BA4
The thoughts is just not a vessel to be stuffed however a hearth to be kindled. — Plutarch
Typically I lie awake at evening, and I ask, “The place have I gone mistaken?” Then a voice says to me, “That is going to take multiple evening.” — Charlie Brown, _Peanuts_ [Charles Schulz]
The one distinction between me and a madman is that I’m not mad. — Salvador Dali
What a distressing distinction there may be between the radiant intelligence of the kid and the feeble mentality of the common grownup. — Sigmund Freud
I hate to advocate medication, alcohol, violence, or madness to anybody, however they’ve at all times labored for me. — Hunter S. Thompson
Sacred cows make the perfect hamburger. — Mark Twain
“Time’s enjoyable if you’re having flies.” — Kermit the Frog