European Male/Men


"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
Hunter S.Thompson (18 July 1937 – 20 February 2005)


"Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same."
Oscar Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900)


"It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I'm right!"
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière


Albert Einstein: "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."


Doppler effect : The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.


"I sometimes think that I should like / To be the saddle of a bike"
Sir John Betjeman - Poet Laureate


"Organized religions in general, in my opinion, are dying forms. ... They were all very important when we didn't know why the sun moved, why weather changed, why hurricanes occurred, or volcanoes happened. ... Modern religion is the end trail of modern mythology. But there are people who interpret the Bible literally. Literally! I choose not to believe that's the way."
Bruce Willis


LINUX : Largely Incompatible Not UNIX


"In my experience Uncle, much good can come of fucking!"
Gordon Warnecke as Omar Ali in the film "My Beautiful Laundrette" See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Beautiful_Laundrette for more details.


"Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die.
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest.


Early European flag flying at La Cascade Restaurant