"What we have before us are some breathtaking opportunities disguised as insoluble problems."
--John Gardner (1965)
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?
¯ Mark Twain
Some people say "If you can't beat them, join them". I say "If you can't beat them, beat them", because they will be expecting you to join them, so you will have the element of surprise.
¯ George Burns
An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be.
¯ Brooke Shields