But Since I Knew Now That I Could Hope For Nothing Of Greater Value Than Frivolous Pleasures, What Point Was There In Denying Myself Of Them?
But since I knew now that I could hope for nothing of greater value than
frivolous pleasures, what point was there in denying myself of them?
-- M. Proust
Immigants! I knew it was them! Even when it was the bears, I knew it was them.
-- Moe Szyslak, "Much Apu About Nothing...
I knew I had some reason for not killing you...Now what was it?
LUKE: Obi-Wan! You told me that the Macintosh was a dead platform.
BEN: Macintosh was seduced by the dark side. It ceased to truly be Apple and became an aspect of Microsoft....
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I?
If not now, when? -- Rabbi Hillel...
But whether there's some grand design really matters little to me.
My only hope was this: to see what might be, to believe that it should be, and then to do all I could to bring it to pass, whatever the cost....
Having failed to conquer myself, I hope for an alliance.
I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself.
-- Michael de Montaigne (1533-1592) -- Essays, Book iii, Chap. xi...
I *knew* I had some reason for not logging you off... If I could just remember what it was.