All Writings


There are 591 public works by various authors.

2020-02-10 TF

Gatsby Plugin security.txt

What is security.txt When security risks in web services are discovered by independent security researchers who understand the ...
2017-07-04 TF

reSmush.it image style optimizer

  Demo ...
2017-04-30 TF

Via Crucis, Ronquières

Asi 28 km cyklovýlet v okolí Ronquières - Seneffe - Arquennes. Malebné kanály a stavidlá. Thor statočne prešiel všetko sám na svojom ...
2017 Dan Brown

Any man can stay sober in a desert, he mused, but only the loyal can sit in an oasis and refuse to part his lips.

Any man can stay sober in a desert, he mused, but only the loyal can sit in an oasis and refuse to part his lips. ...
2017

We cling to memories as if they define us but... they really don't. What we do is what defines us.

We cling to memories as if they define us but... they really don't. What we do is what defines us. ...
2016-06-25 Laci Joppa, Gabriela Fülöppová

Alojz Krupitzer — prvovýstupy vo Vysokých Tatrách

Prvovýstupy v Tatrách, na ktorých sa zúčastnil Alojz Krupitzer. Podľa sprievodcu WHP (Witold H. Paryski), Przewodnik Taternicki ...
2016-06-12 TF

Popolník značky Maxi

Raz v detstve, muselo to byť na prelome 70/80 rokov, sme si so sestrou od rodičov vymodlikali korytnačku. Už neviem ako a kedy sme ...
2016-05-29 Alain De Botton

Compatibility is an achievement of love; it must not be its precondition.

Compatibility is an achievement of love; it must not be its precondition. ...
2016-03-24 Mattias Vral

If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit.

If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit. ...
2015-05-11 TF

Granville Bicycle Stolen in Lakenstraat, Brussels

A brazen thief stole my bicycle right in front of my eyes at Lakenstraat 56 in Brussels at 13:35 today, 11. May 2015. I was just ...
2015-04-19 TF

On Genital Mutilation

Stop harming children in the name of religion and pseudoscience. Away with female genital mutilation and circumcision of baby boys! ...
2015-01-30 Randall Munroe

Caring about something makes people vulnerable, so not caring gives you power.

Caring about something makes people vulnerable, so not caring gives you power. ...
2014-12-02 TF

Webmentions

Webmention is a W3C standard protocol that enables one website address (URL) to notify another website address that the former ...
2014-10-21 TF

Thor's Quarrel

A solid-looking wall of steely clouds rolled in ruthlessly from the west like a column of invading tanks, then came to a standstill ...
2014-09-21 TF

Whiffer

I don't smoke. When I was a little boy I promised my grandfather that I would never do. He smoked heavily and condemned what he ...
2014-07-12 TF

At the Mercy of the AIs

The following bit from http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-echochambers-28005330 got me thinking: "Time and space have always meant that ...
2014-05-17 Gabriela Fülöppová

Júnová kosba

Pred pár rokmi, v júni 2011, som sa vrátila z Bruselu a moja najbližšia cesta viedla na našu chatu pri Starej Lesnej. Tráva bola už ...
2014-05-05 Gabriela Fülöppová

Šiesty stupeň obtiažnosti

Teraz, po rokoch mi Žľaby pripadajú oveľa menšie a... také smutnejšie. V čase môjho detstva to tam žilo. V zime lyžiarske zájazdy ...
2014-05-04 Gabriela Fülöppová

Šlauch

Na chate sa denne varilo a väčšinou to boli jednoduché „Eintopfy“, teda jedlá varené jednoducho v jednom hrnci, napríklad guláš. Za ...
2014-04-23 Gabriela Fülöppová

Súrny hovor

Na chatu chodievali ľudia rôznych pováh. Boli aj takí, čo sami seba brali veľmi vážne. A keďže naši chatári boli známi recesisti, ...
2014-04-23 Gabriela Fülöppová

Do Jurgova

Na Kežmarskej chate okrem ľudských obyvateľov, psa Borisa a sučky Starky (volala sa Starka, s krátkym  „a“), ktorá mimochodom vedela ...
2013-09-29 TF

Religion

Aj keď sám nie som veriaci, nemám nič proti viere ako takej. Ako ktosi už povedal, je to barla, ktorá pomáha pri chôdzi, ale prekáža ...
2013-09-10 TF

Genealógia rodiny Krupitzerovcov

Na rozdiel od rodiny môjho otca, Fülöppovcov, som o rodine svojej mamy, Krupitzerovcoch, nikdy veľa nevedel. Mal som nejasný plán, ...
2013-05-15 TF

Sir, Your Head Is Bleeding

Cestou na DrupalCon v Portlande som si chcel urobiť krátku prestávku v New Yorku. Túžil som sa aspoň na dva dni stať obyvateľom toho ...
2012-11-25 TF

Re-development of the Encyclopedia of World Problems

Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential, initiated in 1972 by a collaboration between two international non-profits, the ...
2012-10-12 TF

PagePeeker Screenshots

Co-maintainer of PagePeeker Screenshots Drupal module since October 12, 2012. The module uses the PagePeeker.com service to display ...
2012 Randall Munroe

The universal label — Ingredients: hydrogen, time.

The universal label — Ingredients: hydrogen, time. ...
2011-09-07 TF

For perfection, infinity is a requirement.

For perfection, infinity is a requirement.   ...
2011-07-25 Alain De Botton

So hard to accept that the prison door is open and we could walk out if we truly wanted.

So hard to accept that the prison door is open and we could walk out if we truly wanted. ...
2011-04-28 Flemming Funch

The well adjusted don't evolve.

The well adjusted don't evolve. ...
2011-04-25 Umair Haque

"Ethics" for some is equivalent to "Nice guys finish last." Not great if you wanna be winning.

"Ethics" for some is equivalent to "Nice guys finish last." Not great if you wanna be winning. ...
Omar Khayyam

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all ...
2011-04-23 TF

40!

Už mám za sebou celých 40 obehov okolo našej hviezdy! ...
2011-04-17 TF

You are young as long as you can manage to run more kilometres than what is your age!

You are young as long as you can manage to run more kilometres than what is your age! ...
2011-04-17 TF

Človek je mladý dovtedy, kým dokáže zabehnúť viac kilometrov než koľko má rokov.

Človek je mladý dovtedy, kým dokáže zabehnúť viac kilometrov než koľko má rokov. ...
2010-12-22 Alain De Botton

Transparency is a foolish ideal. Life becomes intolerable without a capacity for secrets.

Transparency is a foolish ideal. Life becomes intolerable without a capacity for secrets. ...
2010-12-17 Alain De Botton

A true sense of your age derives not from people you fancy, but from those who start to fancy you.

A true sense of your age derives not from people you fancy, but from those who start to fancy you. ...
2010-12-17 Paulo Coelho

Don't ask permission. Do it now and regret later.

Don't ask permission. Do it now and regret later. ...
2010-12-16 Alain De Botton

A silence with a beautiful person always leaves you feeling you're the boring one.

A silence with a beautiful person always leaves you feeling you're the boring one. ...
2010-12-06 TF

TEDx Brussels 2010

A few quick notes from this year's edition of TEDx in Brussels. Frank Tipler The Ultimate Future. The universe is a finite state ...
2010-11-11 Alain De Botton

Of all the unmentioned things between people, one of the greatest is the reality of aging.

Of all the unmentioned things between people, one of the greatest is the reality of aging. ...
2010-11-04 TF

Return of the Witch Doctors

I'm wondering why do homeopathic doctors limit themselves to administering virtually pure water and sugar pills. Why are they ...
2010-11-03 Alain De Botton

Over 50 guests, you can be sure most people will be bitching about the hosts. Few of us have so many loyal friends.

Over 50 guests, you can be sure most people will be bitching about the hosts. Few of us have so many loyal friends. ...
2010-08-23 TF

Google Heartbeat

Without missing a beat Another summer day at Mountain View, CA, another day for stunning news in the world of mass consumer ...
2010-07-30 Umair Haque

In an unpredictable world, the challenge isn't seeing further into the future. It's seeing deeper into now.

In an unpredictable world, the challenge isn't seeing further into the future. It's seeing deeper into now. ...
2010-05-10 Alain De Botton

Power is sex for the old.

Power is sex for the old. ...
2010-05-05 TF

There's nothing brave in those who expect the worst. They just fear disappointment.

There's nothing brave in those who expect the worst. They just fear disappointment. ...
2010-02-14 TF

God seems to be just another unconfirmed extraterrestrial being.

God seems to be just another unconfirmed extraterrestrial being. ...
2010 Stephen Hawking

Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist.

Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist. ...
2009-11-23 TF

Misspelling

A new young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to help the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church ...
2009-09-27 TF

Pieseň pre kanárika

Dnes po práci som si šiel trochu zabehať. Bolo to neskoro popoludní, v čase okolo toho zvláštneho okamihu, keď si človek uvedomí, že ...
2009-07-31 TF

Complete freedom is incompatible with life.

Complete freedom is incompatible with life.   ...
2009-07-30 TF

The truth in wine is that it helps you to forget the question.

The truth in wine is that it helps you to forget the question. ...
2008-12-04 TF

Paul Otlet

Paul Otlet was a Belgian dreamer and visionary, and one of the forefathers of the Internet. One of his achievements was — together ...
2009 Mark Zuckerberg

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough. ...
2008-01-08 TF

Copyright is a crime against humanity.

Copyright is a crime against humanity. ...
2008-01-08 TF

Múmie spomienok

Keď som po dlhom čase v situácii, na ktorú som dávno zabudol, napríklad ak prídem na miesto, kde som kedysi bol, ak stretnem ...
2007-12-28 TF

Evacuation of Limbo

Pope Benedict XVI recently declared his plans to scrap Limbo, claiming that it has "always been only a theological hypothesis". ...
2007-12-28 TF

Evakuácia predpeklia

Pápež Benedikt XVI sa prednedávnom vyjadril, že zruší limbo, pretože vraj "vždy bolo len teologickou hypotézou". Limbo je pre ...
2007-12-17 TF

Výnimočnosť klíči v samote.

Výnimočnosť klíči v samote. ...
2007-09-19 TF

Hypergraph

Step-by-step installation Default width of the hyper graph. Default height of the hyper graph Download the latest version of the ...
2007-06-04 TF

A Blend of Worlds

Second Life enjoys unprecedented boom of popularity. Business in that and many other virtual worlds is thriving, as are social ...
2007-04-20 TF

Krása je ako polarizované svetlo — vidno ju len z určitého uhla.

Krása je ako polarizované svetlo — vidno ju len z určitého uhla. ...
2007-04-04 TF

Decision Scheduling

Decision scheduling, a simple strategy adored by some Decision Makers, is a management technique primarily based on delaying. By ...
2007-02-04 (unknown), Gabriela Fülöppová

Červené srdíčko z Tater

Málo hovorný tatranský průvodce Lajoš přebírá v kufru staré fotografie, obrázky a drobné památky na dobu, kdy vodil po strmých ...
2006-09-12 TF

Neznámej múze

Nuda v rozhovoroch je relatívna. Málo atraktívne témy sa môžu stať zaujímavejšími vďaka osobám, s ktorými sa o nich zhovárame. —  Na ...
2006-03-13 TF

Stolen Laptop Sony Vaio PCG-V505DC1

My laptop has been stolen, from a hotel room in the Tivoli Ocean Park hotel in Funchal, Madeira. It happened on Monday March 13, ...
2006-02-06 TF

Prehistoric Civilizations

The notion of limiting historical study to a roughly 5000-year span, out of a possible few million years of human existence, and to ...
2006 Daniel Suarez

The promise of eternal life is a threat unless you get to start over.

The promise of eternal life is a threat unless you get to start over. ...
2006 Richard Dawkins

We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.

We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further. ...
2005-06-14 Steve Jobs

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because ...
2005-05-27 TF

Miracle is an euphemism for something we do not understand.

Miracle is an euphemism for something we do not understand. ...
2005-04-29 TF

Hĺbka samotou

Keď dumám napríklad o otázke inteligencie komplexných sietí (ako Internet), o možnostiach a zmysle medzihviezdnej komunikácie (na čo ...
2005-04-26 TF

Kinpedia

One of the main aims of the Kinpedia project is to provide a central place on the Internet for kin information about all people we ...
2005-04-17 TF

The Last Page of the Internet

Congratulations, you have just reached the very Last Page of the Internet. We hope you have enjoyed your browsing. Now turn off your ...
2005-04-16 TF

A Methodology for the Analysis of Multi-processors

Please think while you read this...  ...
2005-03-11 TF

Conception is a death sentence.

Conception is a death sentence. ...
2005-01-03 TF

Bezmenný kocúrik

Párkrát som ho videl v záhrade jedného neďalekého domu. Šibalsky na mňa pozeral spod kríkov a pískavým hláskom sa pokúšal nadviazať ...
2004-12-09 Gabriela Fülöppová

Na Petra a Pavla, 1972

Jún v roku 1972 bol viac daždivý ako slnečný. Aj preto nebolo žiadnym prekvapením, keď tesne pred koncom školského roka začali v ...
2004-11-22 TF

Vandrácky syndróm

Nebuďte prekvapení, ak na cestách dostanete chorobu, proti ktorej je medicína úplne bezmocná. Nepomáha očkovanie a neexistujú ...
2004-10-03 TF

Pivný sedan

Bolo to v období, keď som v snahe zachrániť našu organizáciu, UIA, niekoľko mesiacov pracoval aj pätnásť hodín denne. Z práce som ...
2004-08-22 TF

Čarovná moc

Čarodejníci nie sú v zásade dobrí ani zlí. Sú ako ktorákoľvek veľká sila: ich priazeň povznáša a ich zlosť... drtí!   ...
2004-06-29 Soňa Rebrová

V Mongolsku majú štyri mesiace prázdnin, v Mali deti dostávajú známky od 0 do 20

Keby ste sa aj s deťmi rozhodli presťahovať na iný koniec sveta, je možné, že by ste si v škole museli zvykať na iné hodnotenie ...
2004-06-01 TF

Dievčatá do každého počasia

Prší. Sedím v kaviarni a veľkým oknom pozerám von na ulicu. Uvedomujem si, aké krásne sú zmoknuté dievčatá. Nie tie s dáždnikmi, ...
2004-05-04 Gabriela Fülöppová

Letná prax 1962

Bolo to koncom mája v roku 1962. Skrátili nám semester o mesiac a tí, čo prešli sitom skúšok prvého ročníka na Vysokej škole ...
2004-04-07 Gabriela Fülöppová

Fazuľová polievka

Bolo to v čase Dedkovho chatárenia pod Sedlom Váhy (pod Rysmi). Mal vtedy veľmi dobrého kamaráta a pomocníka menom Dežko Palkovič, ...
2004-03-28 TF

Reference Framing

Imagine dangling from a precipice over a bottomless abyss. It happened to me once. I had no climbing gear and there was no safety ...
2004-03-21 TF

Najúspešnejší podvodník

Je nedeľa 21. marca 2004. Vonku sa búrlivo prebúdza jar. Globálna spoločnosť je natoľko prepojená, že každý každého pozná cez ...
2004-02-05 Gabriela Fülöppová

Akože inventúra

Bolo 29. decembra 1970. Kráčali sme zasneženým lesom traja: Apko, Tomy a ja. Ale krásu zimnej prírody a studeného vzduchu sme ...
2003-10-01 TF

Kuchári asfaltu

Ako malý chlapec, v Poprade osemdesiatych rokov, som zbožňoval túlanie sa po novostavbách a pozorovanie práce robotníkov. Moja ...
2003-07-16 TF

Zvädnutý bunker

Strašne som stále túžil mať svoje miestečko a celkom automaticky som mu dával meno "bunker". Dnes mi to slovo znie cudzo, vojensky, ...
2003-07-14 TF

Zrkadlové vedenie

Ako deti sme s Baškou nemohli pozerať večerné filmy v telke. Často sme sa ale z detskej vplížili do tmavej predsiene, kde sme spoza ...
2003-03-30 TF

Carpe Diem

Vôňa chladného rána Závrať z hĺbky výšok Motýle zvedavých pohľadov Milenci na lavičkách Útržok piesne roztrhol priehradu ...
2003-03-30 TF

Bublinka kľudu

Tak som si niekde sadol a dlho len tak pozoroval ľudí a prostredie. A odrazu sa ma zmocnil ohromný, mocný, dobrý kľud. Uvedomil som ...
2002-09-06 TF

Hra s obrom

Pred ohniskom v záhrade je medzi stromom a múrom natiahnutá velikánska pavučina, v strede ktorej sedí jej pyšný majiteľ. Máme spolu ...
2002-08-17 TF

Električkové múmie

Celkom obyčajné ráno v električke. Kývajúce sa telá zavesené na tyčiach a pohľady sústredene nevšímavo smerujúce do prázdna v ...
2002-07-22 TF

Spoločenský hmyz

Zamknutý v tesnej železnej krabici pod nemilosrdne pražiacim slnkom, uviaznutý na smolnej ceste v pasci nekonečnej dopravnej ...
2002-03-29

Social Control

Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a set of stairs under it. Before ...
2002-01-17 TF

Horľavá

Prívaly lásky za priehradou veľkého smútku. Spútané vedomie. ... Zohriať prstíky v dlaniach, točiť sa vysoko nad zemou, rútiť sa bez ...
2001-12-09 TF

Mons Martyrium

Chudák pán Denis. Ako dôstojne podišiel k svojej zoťatej hlave, zodvihol ju a ticho odkráčal. Ten mocný pokoj tu po ňom zostal.   ...
2001-12-09 TF

Parížska kaviareň

My vám tu pane ponúkame Čas. Môžeme vám k nemu naservírovať aj dobrú kávu a kývnuť na muzikantov. Ale za sny, za tie nám ...
2001-12-09 TF

Bláznivá Markéta

Pouličná ženská s vyhasnutou tvárou a cigaretou v ústach ma pýta oheň. Nemôžem jej vyhovieť no moja záporná odpoveď jej rozpáli ...
2001-10-18 TF

Zasnívaný

Celú noc som vraj zo spánku nezrozumiteľne džavotal po slovensky. Komu? O čom? Prečo? Nepamätám sa. Ale aj tak to strašne ...
2001-09-21 TF

Pa-Li

Zas je tu jeseň, čas premýšľania. Naša hruška na dvore dozrieva, i vína je v pivnici dosť. Cez nekonečné roviny vanie od mora slaný ...
2001-09-11 TF

War on Terror

This is my small contribution to the protest movement against the senseless war the "coalition" (meaning the USA) wages against ...
2001-09-09 TF

Súdna noc

Útočí posledný voj najhoršej noci môjho života. Noc, proti ktorej nepomohli protilátky, víno, ba ani básne, sa končí až rozsudkom ...
2001-08-20 TF

Dokonalý odpočinok

Lavičku v parku som zdieľal s takou asi päťdesiatročnou ženskou. Ja som jedol — chlieb, tuniaka, cesnak a vodu ako vždy — a čítal. ...
2001-08-20 TF

Životy ciest

Môj zošitok, zvaný "Reis dagboek", má na spodnom okraji takmer každej stránky nejaký duchaplný výrok. Zaujal ma ten od Haraucourta ...
2001-08-20 TF

Ako?

Nenávidím cynizmus dospelých, ktorí sa už nevedia naozaj tešiť, a problémy riešia bez potreby rozmýšľať. Ich svet - rozrátaný na ...
2001-07-03 Anthony Judge, Nadia McLaren, Joel Fischer, TF

Simulating a Global Brain

Simulating a Global Brain using networks of international associative activity by Anthony Judge, Nadia McLaren, Joel Fischer and ...
2000 TF

Gata

Gata sa narodila niekedy v lete 2000 u môjho kolegu Paula Ghilsa. Dozvedel som sa o nej z oznamu na nástenke v UIA. Jej príchod bol ...
1999-08-13 TF

Gypsies in Slovakia: An Ailing Culture

Research Paper, Advanced Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Supervised by professor Johan ...
1999-06-14 TF

Quest of Times: Universal Concept?

Research Paper, Advanced Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Supervised by professor Renaat ...
1999 Pavol Hudák

Pavol Hudák: Zatmenie slnka

Po nociach Po nociach obdivujem Mesiac. Dobre to vesmír - Boh vymyslel. Mesiac žiari do smolnatej noci, osvetľuje svet. Je to ...
1998-10-27 TF

Bonifacio

Môj bolehlav sa mieša s vínom do nádherne hustej hmly nie nepodobnej bielemu roztopenému maslu v záplave ranného slnka ... a v ...
1997-06-30 TF

Latin America and the Concept of Social Race

Introduction The aim of this paper is to give a cross-cultural overview of a special aspect of race relations in the post-columbian ...
1997-06 TF

Ladička

Stôl je prázdny pivo slabé a slzy slané Sám som prázdny aj keď plný toho piva túlam sa našimi spomienkami tóny piesní sa rozpíjajú a ...
1996-12-12 TF

Why Vacilando?

This website was established on December 12, 1996 in Leuven, Belgium ...
1997 Tomáš Fülöpp Sr., Gabriela Fülöppová, Alexander Fülöpp Sr., TF

Fülöpp Family Film Archive

Converted from many short 8 mm films - first to VHS in 1997 (Slovakia), then to DVD (Belgium), and finally to Google Video format ...
1995-12-04 TF

Touha po hvězdách

hodím sirku do žumpy a — poletím! ...
1995-11-25 TF

El camino

Vo večnom okamžiku keď deň noc nežne bozkáva keď otvoria sa brány vesmíru a čas na chvíľku zaváha keď v lesku očí smutných ...
1995-11 TF

Naranjas de L'Alcúdia

Bláznivý výlet za španielskymi pomarančami s českým kamarátom Mirkom, ktorého som kedysi stretol na pakistansko-iránskej hranici ...
1995-02-27 TF

Kde sa vzal, tu sa vzal... v redakcii sme dostali pozdrav od Cindy Crawford

                Cindy v spoločnosti slávnych a bohatých pánov, Cindy ako supermodelka na mólach najexkluzívnejších prehliadok ...
1995-02-05 TF

Nová hviezda Pepsi-Coly

                Cindy Crawford sa svojou sviežou krásou znovu zaskvela pred  rozžiarenými očami fotoaparátov a televíznych kamier z ...
1995-01-01 TF

Denník expedície Ázia na svitaní - január 1995

úvod a fotografie [september 1994] [október 1994] [november 1994] [december 1994] [január 1995] Nedeľa 1. januára 1995 Nedeľa ...
1994-12-01 TF

Denník expedície Ázia na svitaní - december 1994

úvod a fotografie [september 1994] [október 1994] [november 1994] [december 1994] [január 1995] Štvrtok 1. decembra 1994 Štvrtok ...
1994-11-01 TF

Denník expedície Ázia na svitaní - november 1994

úvod a fotografie [september 1994] [október 1994] [november 1994] [december 1994] [január 1995] Utorok 1. novembra 1994 Utorok ...
1994-10-01 TF

Denník expedície Ázia na svitaní - október 1994

úvod a fotografie [september 1994] [október 1994] [november 1994] [december 1994] [január 1995] Sobota 1. októbra 1994 Sobota ...
1994-09-19 TF

Denník expedície Ázia na svitaní - september 1994

úvod a fotografie [september 1994] [október 1994] [november 1994] [december 1994] [január 1995] Pondelok 19. septembra 1994 Pondelok ...
1994-08-05 Mária Lejnarová

Pomoc na cestu vítaná

O chlapcoch, ktorí chcú voliť v Číne Dvaja mladí Popradčania Tomáš Fülöpp a Dalibor Šebest sa rozhodli uskutočniť zaujímavú okružnú ...
1994-06-16 Pavol Hudák

Cestami Marka Pola

"ÁZIA NA SVITANÍ" — odvážny projekt dvoch Popradčanov Sny z detstva častokrát zostanú v srdciach mužov a čakajú na svoj deň. Tak ...
1994-05-26 TF

Dom slnečníc dnes a zajtra

Od pätnásteho mája prebieha v Galérii Vincenta Van Gogha vo Veľkej ďalšia zaujímavá výstava. Pod názvom "HOSŤ" sa tu prezentujú ...
1994-02-21 TF

Zahynul Lew Carpenter

V noci na sobotu tragicky zahynul Lewis Carpenter z amerického Seattlu, dobre známy nielen ako lektor angličtiny na Mestskej ...
1994 TF

Živé dinosaury aj na našom trhu

Po Nežnej revolúcii sa do Československa po pol storočí vrátila sloboda slova i prejavu. A informácie sa len tak liali, všetkými ...
1994 TF

Kto chytá...

Kapitola I. "Kde ši bol?" vyskočil na mňa Milan, len čo som za sebou zavrel dvere nášho internátneho bytu. Milan je o rok mladší ...
1994 Pavol Hudák

Pavol Hudák: Silvester 1999

Možno Neznáma babka mi strašne dlho žehná, želá všetko najlepšie, krásny a dlhý život... Odchádzam a zmätene sa obzerám, veď som sa ...
1993-11-12 TF

Zlatá cesta

Rovnaké slová A zápach výkalov Slzy umierajúceho psa Rovnaké gestá A cit ako nástroj Hmla z nakyslého vína Rovnaké frázy A siete ...
1993-09-19 TF

Překladatelův komentář k povídce Tělo jejích vlasů

Na Parconu '93 v Šumperku (sobota 26.6.1993) jsem měl vzácnou příležitost setkat se se spisovatelem Ianem Watsonem a jeho manželkou ...
1993-09-09 TF

Bonsai mamutíky v predaji

Zdá sa, že svet znova žasne nad americkou novinkou. Podľa renomovaného britského denníka The Sun začala istá texaská firma dodávať ...
1993-09-09 TF

Lúčne kone

Zdesení farmári v strednom Škótsku stavajú zátarasy proti obrovským lúčnym koníkom, ktoré útočia na ich polia. Farmár Barry Gissler ...
1993-09-09 TF

Rallye bez revu motorov

Neobvyklé súťaže sú už oddávna doménou Američanov, no aj protinožci sa občas zablysnú bláznivými nápadmi. Minulú sobotu sa v ...
1993-09-09 TF

Amnesty za práva košele

Organizácia Amnesty International dnes obvinila argentínsku políciu z obmedzovania osobnej slobody a fyzického týrania košele ...
1993-09-09 TF

Škrtič v bielom

47-ročný farmár z mestečka Maleado v Argentíne minulý štvrtok napoludnie verejne urazil svoju košeľu, keď doslova povedal: "Škrtí ma ...
1993-09-09 TF

Trenírky ostali verné

A teraz správa z regiónu: "81-ročný Samko Pačuha z obce Kravany v okrese Poprad pobúril veriacich vo svojej dedine, keď v nedeľu ...
1993-06-22 TF

A Discussion With Lew Carpenter

Lew and Tom sitting in the living room of Emil's house in Pezinok on June 22, 1993. That Tuesday we were to go to Emil's exhibition ...
1993-02-01 TF

Unbearable Strangeness of Splitting

Článok založený na slovenskom texte Kráľovstvo fanov. ...
1993-01-02 Antonin T. Horak, TF

Záhadná mesačná šachta

Preklad článku Antonina T. Horaka The Mysterious Moonshaft pre sci-fi klub 451 stupňov Fahrenheita v Košiciach. ...
1992-05-02 TF

JFK

Bože, tej mašine sa premýšľať zjavne nechcelo. Uprene som pozoroval odraz svojej strhanej tváre na stmavnutej obrazovke, zatiaľ čo v ...
1992-04 Poul Anderson

Poul Anderson: Strážci času

I. "Hledá se spolupracovník. Stáří 21 až 40 let, pokud možno svobodný. Předpoklady: technické vzdělání a dokonalé zdraví. Možnost ...
1992-04 TF

Little Broken Twig

I have a very strange feeling these days when I hear about our young democracy. I can't help being surprised and... disenchanted. I ...
1992 TF

Navěky a znovu od začátku

V čase, kdy už i matka Země vráskaví léty, existuje konečně dokonalá utopie. Podle legendy lidstvo před miliardou let utržilo tvrdou ...
1992 Pavol Hudák

Pavol Hudák: Broskyňový súmrak

Vranov Tu si sa pozrel po prvýkrát do tváre sveta, čo už bol pred tebou dávno postavený aj obrátený na popol. Odtiaľ ťa viezli ...
1992 TF

Fraktály Benoita Mandelbrota

Program generujúci fraktály Mandelbrotovej množiny, napísaný pre Commodore Amiga v jazyku GFA Basic. ...
1992 TF

Clifford Donald Simak: Fantazie útočí

Clifford Donald Simak (1904-1988), který je v mysli českých a slovenských fanoušků známý spíše svým execeltním dílem Město (City, ...
1992 TF

Witnesses of Eternity

The first place I visited while learning English in Bournemouth this summer was Stonehenge, my beloved subject from plenty of books ...
1990 Duncan B. Gardiner

The Krupitzer Family of Metzenseifen

Coming soon... © 1990 Duncan B. Gardiner, The Family Historian, 12961 Lake Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107, U.S.A.   ...
1989-05 TF

Vymyslená

Plášť tmy nám spadol na plecia sme sami, Ty a ja Tvoje útle ruky v mojich nežne ukryté Chvejú sa jak ticho v medzierke našich ...
1989 TF

Corinne

Hluchému papieru tíško šepkám čo neviem vysloviť zmätený hnedým zamatom Tvojich nežných očí. "Telá ako perly slnko po morskom ...
1989 TF

Dederónska skladačka

Tam kde azúr oblohy sa s temným lesom snúbi tam vyrástol z Matky hrad čo strážia jastraby — Slnko žiari ako dielňa olympského ...
1984-11 Florent Van Hoey

La Roue — Quartier historique

1982 Fernando Pessoa

Narrar é criar, pois viver é apenas ser vivido.

Narrar é criar, pois viver é apenas ser vivido. ...
1982 Fernando Pessoa

To narrate is to create, for living is just being lived.

To narrate is to create, for living is just being lived. ...
1974 Richard P. Feynman

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool.

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool. ...
1973-09 Július Svišť

Front pod Kopským sedlom

                Zo spomienok Alojza Krupicera, Chatára na Zbojníckej chate, pod Rysmi, na Votrubovej chate a Kežmarskej chate. V ...
1971-10-23 Gabriela Fülöppová

Orkán v Starej Lesnej

Rok 1971 bol v našej rodine zlomovým dvomi osudovými udalosťami. V marci zomrela moja mamička Karolínka a o mesiac na to sa nám ...
1971-04-23 TF

Tomáš Fülöpp of Taksony

TL;DR A temporarily conscious speck of dust harvesting our star's light. μ-bio Czecho-Slovak by birth, Belgian by law, European at ...
1971-04-23 TF

List of Visited Countries

Country First visit Czechoslovakia 1971 Hungary 1979 Yugoslavia 1979 Bulgaria  1979 Romania  1980 East ...
1971 John Lennon

Imagine there's no heaven, It's easy if you try, No hell below us, Above us only sky, Imagine all the people living for today...

Imagine there's no heaven, It's easy if you try, No hell below us, Above us only sky, Imagine all the people living for today... ...
1969 (Anti-Vietnam war protest)

Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity.

Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity. ...
1966 Ladislav Krupitzer, Gabriela Fülöppová

Štedrý večer

Zahrúžený sedel za stolom. Jeho opálená, lepšie povedané mrazom a vetrom ošľahaná tvár kontrastovala s bielym kožúškom. V peci ...
1965 The Beatles

It's been a long time, now I'm coming back home. I've been away now, oh how I've been alone. Wait till I come back to your side. We'll forget the tears we cried.

It's been a long time, now I'm coming back home. I've been away now, oh how I've been alone. Wait till I come back to your ...
1962 John Steinbeck

If one is vacilando, he is going somewhere but doesn't greatly care whether or not he gets there, although he has direction.

In Spanish there is a word for which I can't find a counterword in English. It is the verb vacilar, present participle vacilando. It ...
1957 Bohumil Mathesius

Zpěvy staré a nové Číny

Úvod B. Mathesia k vydání z r. 1950 ČÁST PRVNÍ Vojenská písnička Vojáku, tys můj kamarád jdeš sem mnou bok po boku: císař pán něco ...
1954 Jan Werich

Člověk nemá zestárnout, dokud nezmoudří.

Člověk nemá zestárnout, dokud nezmoudří. ...
1948 Richard P. Feynman

You can't say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction.

You can't say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction. ...
1936 F. Scott Fitzgerald

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability ...
1935 Upton Sinclair

It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.

It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. ...
1928 John A. Shedd

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for.

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for. ...
1914 Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.

To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men. ...
1909 Jack London

Limited minds can recognize limitations only in others.

Limited minds can recognize limitations only in others. ...
1890 Arthur Conan Doyle

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. ...
1822 Stendhal

Beauty is nothing other than the promise of happiness.

Beauty is nothing other than the promise of happiness. ...
1814 Pierre-Simon De Laplace

Given for one instant an intelligence that could comprehend all the forces by which nature is animated ... an intelligence sufficiently vast to submit these data to analysis ...

Given for one instant an intelligence that could comprehend all the forces by which nature is animated ... an intelligence ...
1770 Voltaire

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one.

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one. ...
1656-12-04 Blaise Pascal

I would have written less, but I didn't have enough time.

I would have written less, but I didn't have enough time. ...
1615 Cardinal Bellarmine

To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous as to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin.

To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous as to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin. ...
199_ TF

Kráľovstvo fanov

Príspevok napísaný v Poprade, ČSFR, v roku 199_, pre fanzin Marka Nelsona, keď som bol zanieteným scifistom. Napriek slabému námetu ...
17th century (unknown)

They hang the man, and flog the woman, That steals the goose from off the common; But let the greater villain loose, That steals the common from the goose.

They hang the man, and flog the woman, That steals the goose from off the common; But let the greater villain loose, That steals the ...
TF

Únos lietadla boeing 747

Zdrap bláznivosti, ktorú sme raz, doslova štvorručne, naklepali s Martinom Krukom, kričiac, naťahujúc a smejúc sa nad písacím ...
Anthony Judge

No doubt? No dialogue!

No doubt? No dialogue! ...
Anthony Judge

Questions last — answers multiply and rot.

Questions last — answers multiply and rot. ...
Ovid

Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo.

Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo. ...
Suetonius

Alea iacta est.

Alea iacta est. ...
George Stigler

New Prisoner's Joke

A new prisoner arrives at a jail where everyone else has been locked up for a long time. He notices that occasionally someone shouts ...
Ernest Rutherford

In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting.

In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting. ...
Mark Twain

All generalizations are false, including this one.

All generalizations are false, including this one. ...
Ibn Khaldun

Blindly following ancient customs and traditions doesn't mean that the dead are alive, but that the living are dead.

Blindly following ancient customs and traditions doesn't mean that the dead are alive, but that the living are dead. ...
Hermann Hesse

Those who are too lazy and comfortable to think for themselves and be their own judges obey the laws. Others sense their own laws within them.

Those who are too lazy and comfortable to think for themselves and be their own judges obey the laws. Others sense their own laws ...
William Pitt

A long train of these practices has at length unwillingly convinced me that there is something behind the throne greater than the King himself.

A long train of these practices has at length unwillingly convinced me that there is something behind the throne greater than the ...
Benjamin Disraeli

The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.

The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes. ...
Voltaire

To a toad, what is beauty? A female with two pop-eyes, a wide mouth, yellow belly and spotted back.

To a toad, what is beauty? A female with two pop-eyes, a wide mouth, yellow belly and spotted back. ...
David Gate

Answers satisfy the mind, mysteries capture the heart.

Answers satisfy the mind, mysteries capture the heart. ...
Voltaire

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. ...
Carl Sagan

We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.

We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. ...
(unknown)

"A philosopher," said the theologian, "is like a blind man in a darkened room looking for a black cat that isn't there." "That's right," the philosopher replied, "and if he were a theologian, he'd find it.

"A philosopher," said the theologian, "is like a blind man in a darkened room looking for a black cat that isn't there." "That's ...
Desmond Tutu

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them, we had the Bible and they had the land.

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we ...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. ...
Voltaire

It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.

It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue. ...
Ovid

What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.

What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire. ...
Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police. ...
Samuel Johnson

Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.

Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. ...
(Greek proverb)

Act quickly, think slowly.

Act quickly, think slowly. ...
Ernest Hemingway

But in modern war, you die like a dog for no good reason.

But in modern war, you die like a dog for no good reason. ...
Napoleon Bonaparte

History is a lie agreed upon.

History is a lie agreed upon. ...
(unknown)

We need a law that will permit a voter to sue a candidate for breach of promise.

We need a law that will permit a voter to sue a candidate for breach of promise. ...
Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ...
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Life happens too fast for you to ever think about it. If you could just persuade people of this, but they insist on amassing information.

Life happens too fast for you to ever think about it. If you could just persuade people of this, but they insist on amassing ...
Björk

The Buddhists say we come back as animals and they refer to them as lesser beings. Well, animals aren't lesser beings, they're just like us. So I say fuck the Buddhists.

The Buddhists say we come back as animals and they refer to them as lesser beings. Well, animals aren't lesser beings, they're just ...
(unknown)

Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.

Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it. ...
(unknown)

When I lie down on my bed and look at the stars in the sky I always wonder where the heck is my ceiling?

When I lie down on my bed and look at the stars in the sky I always wonder where the heck is my ceiling? ...
Napoleon Bonaparte

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. ...
(unknown)

The only difference between graffiti and philosophy is the word "fuck."

The only difference between graffiti and philosophy is the word "fuck." ...

Faith is the path of least resistance.

Faith is the path of least resistance. ...
Naďa Rovderová, TF

Bezek Surreal

Ja nerád cestujem. No do Ameriky by som sa šiel pozrieť. • A čo by ste tam chceli vidieť? Tak popozerať. Všade by som pochodil. Asi ...
Peter McIntyre

Confidence comes from not always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.

Confidence comes from not always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. ...
Arthur C. Clarke

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ...
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Everyone hears only what he understands.

Everyone hears only what he understands. ...
David Dunning

Very smart ideas are going to be hard for people to adopt, because most people don’t have the sophistication to recognize how good an idea is.

Very smart ideas are going to be hard for people to adopt, because most people don’t have the sophistication to recognize how good ...
(unknown)

We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful.

We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. ...
Thomas Jefferson

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow ...
Epicurus

Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.

Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not. ...
Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ...
Robert Louis Stevenson

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more clearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization...

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and ...
Arthur C. Clarke

A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.

A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets. ...
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.

The two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity. ...
Voltaire

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. ...
Albert Einstein

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? ...
Albert Einstein

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours. That's relativity.

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like ...
Erich Maria Remarque

Kto chce zdolať vrchol, musí pri tom nazrieť do najhlbších priepastí.

Kto chce zdolať vrchol, musí pri tom nazrieť do najhlbších priepastí. ...
Winston Churchill

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter. ...
Samuel Lover

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise. ...
Henry Brooks Adams

Chaos often breeds life, while order breeds habit.

Chaos often breeds life, while order breeds habit. ...
Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ...
John Lennon

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. ...
Albert Einstein

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. ...
Albert Einstein

Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else — unless it is an enemy.

Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else — unless it is an enemy. ...
Albert Einstein

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. ...
Paul Gauguin

In Europe men and women have intercourse because they love each other. In the South Seas they love each other because they have had intercourse. Who is right?

In Europe men and women have intercourse because they love each other. In the South Seas they love each other because they have had ...
Søren Kierkegaard

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself. ...
Albert Einstein

What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world.

What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world. ...
Albert Einstein

The distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

The distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. ...
Woody Allen

Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.

Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday. ...
John Ziman

Scientists are those who know more and more about less and less until they know everything about nothing.

Scientists are those who know more and more about less and less until they know everything about nothing. ...
Jonathan Swift

A wise man is never less alone than when he is alone.

A wise man is never less alone than when he is alone. ...
Robert A. Heinlein

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. ...
(unknown)

Atheism is a non-prophet organisation.

Atheism is a non-prophet organisation. ...
Albert Einstein

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor. ...
Hermann Hesse

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us. ...
Hermann Hesse

To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile — that is happiness.

To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile — that is happiness. ...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.

The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government ever ...
Tony Wheeler

Don't worry whether your trip will work out. Just go!

Don't worry whether your trip will work out. Just go! ...
(unknown)

What if there were no hypothetical questions?

What if there were no hypothetical questions? ...
Larry Niven

The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space programme.

The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space programme. ...
Albert Einstein

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ...
Aristotle

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness. ...
Aeschylus

The reward of suffering is experience.

The reward of suffering is experience. ...
Douglas Noel Adams

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. ...
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her. ...
Buddha

Si tým, o čom si premýšľal a čím si sám seba urobil.

Si tým, o čom si premýšľal a čím si sám seba urobil. ...
Aristotle

We are what we frequently do.

We are what we frequently do. ...
Charles Halsey

A good question is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover the essentials, but short enough to keep everyone interested.

A good question is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover the essentials, but short enough to keep everyone interested. ...
Archimedes

Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth.

Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth. ...
George Santayana

When experience is not retained... infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

When experience is not retained... infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ...
(unknown)

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism — to steal from many is research.

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism — to steal from many is research. ...
Mark Twain

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks — if we agree with him.

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks — if we agree with him. ...

Sometimes, ya gotta break some rules, to put things straight.

Sometimes, ya gotta break some rules, to put things straight. ...
Steven Wright

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear brighter — until they speak.

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear brighter — until they speak. ...
Bertrand Russell

War does not determine who is right — only who is left.

War does not determine who is right — only who is left. ...
(Mongolské príslovie)

Cestujúci blázon je lepší než sediaci mudrc.

Cestujúci blázon je lepší než sediaci mudrc. ...
(Mongolské príslovie)

Kým je tvoj kôň silný, je čas cestovať a poznávať svet.

Kým je tvoj kôň silný, je čas cestovať a poznávať svet. ...
TF

Gallery of Fine Photos

Gallery of some of the better photos from our collection. ...
Miroslav Horníček

Smích bez příčiny znamená, že jste buď idiot, nebo zlaťoučké děvčátko.

Smích bez příčiny znamená, že jste buď idiot, nebo zlaťoučké děvčátko. ...
Ernest Hemingway

Obráť svoju tvár k slnku a všetky tiene padnú za teba.

Obráť svoju tvár k slnku a všetky tiene padnú za teba. ...
Ernest Hemingway

Človeka možno poraziť, nie však zničiť.

Človeka možno poraziť, nie však zničiť. ...
John Steinbeck

Zákon platí dovtedy, pokým nezasiahnu čary.

Zákon platí dovtedy, pokým nezasiahnu čary. ...
Erich Maria Remarque

Úbohý je iba ten, kto už nič nechce.

Úbohý je iba ten, kto už nič nechce. ...
Albert Einstein

Dokonalosť sa nedosahuje vtedy, keď nemožno nič pridať, ale vtedy, keď nemožno nič odobrať.

Dokonalosť sa nedosahuje vtedy, keď nemožno nič pridať, ale vtedy, keď nemožno nič odobrať. ...
Erich Segal

Milovať znamená správať sa tak, aby sme si nemuseli nič odpúšťať.

Milovať znamená správať sa tak, aby sme si nemuseli nič odpúšťať. ...
(unknown)

Neexistuje výrok, ktorý by ešte nebol povedaný.

Neexistuje výrok, ktorý by ešte nebol povedaný. ...
Socrates

V každom človeku je slnko, len ho nechať horieť.

V každom človeku je slnko, len ho nechať horieť. ...
Jerome D. Salinger

Poznáme pleskot dvoch tlieskajúcich dlaní. Ale ako zaplieska jedna dlaň?

Poznáme pleskot dvoch tlieskajúcich dlaní. Ale ako zaplieska jedna dlaň? ...
Jerome D. Salinger

Akoby nás ani neboli schopní milovať takých, akí sme. Akoby nás nevedeli milovať dovtedy, kým nás trochu nezmenia. Takmer rovnako, a zväčša i väčšmi, milujú dôvody, pre ktoré nás chcú milovať.

Akoby nás ani neboli schopní milovať takých, akí sme. Akoby nás nevedeli milovať dovtedy, kým nás trochu nezmenia. Takmer rovnako, a ...
Aldous Huxley

Člověk musí být zraněn a vzrušen, jinak nemůže ani pomyslit na věty, které jsou skutečně dobré a pronikají vším jako rentgenové paprsky.

Člověk musí být zraněn a vzrušen, jinak nemůže ani pomyslit na věty, které jsou skutečně dobré a pronikají vším jako rentgenové ...
Aldous Huxley

Šedesát dva tisíce čtyři sta opakování vytváří jednu pravdu. Idioti!

Šedesát dva tisíce čtyři sta opakování vytváří jednu pravdu. Idioti! ...
Ernest Hemingway

Človek je jediný tvor na tejto planéte, ktorý sa vie smiať, hoci na to má najmenej dôvodov.

Človek je jediný tvor na tejto planéte, ktorý sa vie smiať, hoci na to má najmenej dôvodov. ...
Voltaire

Si Dieu n’existait pas, il faudrait l’inventer.

Si Dieu n’existait pas, il faudrait l’inventer. ...
Voltaire

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him. ...
TF

Mierová pieseň

                Nad poliami nad lesmi, nad lúkami nad krajinami v zime a či v lete mierová pieseň letí - to šťastný život nás ...
Albert Einstein

Najkrajším zážitkom, ktorý človek môže mať je pocit tajomna.

Najkrajším zážitkom, ktorý človek môže mať je pocit tajomna. ...
Erich Maria Remarque

Človeka oceníme až keď ho niet.

Človeka oceníme až keď ho niet. ...
Marcus Aurelius

Musíš vždy konať, rozprávať a myslieť tak, akoby práve ten okamih bol posledný v tvojom živote.

Musíš vždy konať, rozprávať a myslieť tak, akoby práve ten okamih bol posledný v tvojom živote. ...
Miroslav Horníček

Bůh miluje ateisty, protože ho neobtěžují svými problémy.

Bůh miluje ateisty, protože ho neobtěžují svými problémy. ...
Antonio Machado

Caminante, no hay camino. Se hace camino al andar.

Caminante, no hay camino. Se hace camino al andar. ...
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

We all are joined in the serious business of keeping our food, shelter, clothing and loved ones from combining with oxygen.

We all are joined in the serious business of keeping our food, shelter, clothing and loved ones from combining with oxygen. ...
Horace

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. ...
Ernest Hemingway

Never mistake motion for action.

Never mistake motion for action. ...
Aristotle

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. ...
Aeschylus

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. ...

As long as you don't choose, everything remains possible.

As long as you don't choose, everything remains possible. ...
(unknown)

Kto pravidelne cvičí, zomrie zdravší!

Kto pravidelne cvičí, zomrie zdravší! ...
(unknown)

If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong. ...
(unknown)

If we don’t change direction soon, we’ll end up where we’re heading.

If we don’t change direction soon, we’ll end up where we’re heading. ...
(unknown)

Krúžok na kľúče je starý vynález, ktorý nám umožňuje stratiť všetky kľúče naraz.

Krúžok na kľúče je starý vynález, ktorý nám umožňuje stratiť všetky kľúče naraz. ...
(Chinese proverb)

Tell me and I'll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I'll understand.

Tell me and I'll forget;  Show me and I may remember;  Involve me and I'll understand. ...
Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation and I care not who makes its laws.

Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation and I care not who makes its laws. ...
Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success. ...
Peter Ustinov

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done. ...
Bryan White

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. ...
(unknown)

A clear conscience is a sign of a fuzzy memory.

A clear conscience is a sign of a fuzzy memory. ...
(unknown)

You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.

You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice. ...
(unknown)

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. ...
(unknown)

The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act.

The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act. ...
Abraham Lincoln

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all ...
(unknown)

Nostalgia ain't what it used to be.

Nostalgia ain't what it used to be. ...
Stephen Hawking

To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.

To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit. ...
Ernest Hemingway

Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.

Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth. ...
Ernest Hemingway

That is the great fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.

That is the great fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful. ...

How peaceful life would be without love, how safe, how tranquil. And how dull.

How peaceful life would be without love, how safe, how tranquil. And how dull. ...
Gregory Benford

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. ...
Bertrand Russell

Be isolated, be ignored, be attacked, be in doubt, be frightened... but do not be silenced.

Be isolated, be ignored, be attacked, be in doubt, be frightened... but do not be silenced. ...
Nikita Khrushchev

It is one thing to control starving peasants; it is quite another to govern them once they have food in their bellies.

It is one thing to control starving peasants; it is quite another to govern them once they have food in their bellies. ...
Albert Einstein

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to ...
Ernest Hemingway

Life isn't hard to manage when you've nothing to lose.

Life isn't hard to manage when you've nothing to lose. ...
Oscar Wilde

Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative.

Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative. ...
(unknown)

When you're arguing with a fool, make sure he isn't doing the same thing.

When you're arguing with a fool, make sure he isn't doing the same thing. ...
Eric Sevareid

The chief source of problems is solutions.

The chief source of problems is solutions. ...
Plato

We should be ruled not by leaders chosen by a majority, but by those who are most intelligent.

We should be ruled not by leaders chosen by a majority, but by those who are most intelligent. ...
Albert Einstein

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. ...
(Roman grave inscription)

I was not, and I became; I was, and am no more. Thus much is true; Who says other, lies; for I shall not be. And thou who livest drink, play, come.

I was not, and I became; I was, and am no more. Thus much is true; Who says other, lies; for I shall not be. And thou who livest ...
Niels Bohr

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future. ...
Arthur C. Clarke

It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God, but to create him.

It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God, but to create him. ...
Arthur C. Clarke

Unless we invent a better future, we won't have one of any kind.

Unless we invent a better future, we won't have one of any kind. ...

When you dream about bad things happening it shows you're still fighting. You're still alive. It's when you start do dream about good things you should start to worry.

When you dream about bad things happening it shows you're still fighting. You're still alive. It's when you start do dream about ...
Galileo Galilei

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo ...
Eleanor Roosevelt

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. ...
Charles August Lindbergh

A radical is one who speaks the truth.

A radical is one who speaks the truth. ...
Ovid

In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.

In our play we reveal what kind of people we are. ...
Voltaire

It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion.

It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion. ...
Voltaire

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. ...
Voltaire

If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.

If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated. ...
George Carlin

I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a part of hell will break loose — it'll be much harder to detect.

I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a part of hell will break loose — it'll be much harder to detect. ...
Albert Einstein

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. ...
Ovid

It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe that there are.

It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe that there are. ...
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.

A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days. ...
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith. I consider the capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile.

Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith. I consider the capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile. ...
Anthony Judge

The sustainability of the environment is ensured by the co-existence of species that by definition do not engage in fruitful intercourse.

The sustainability of the environment is ensured by the co-existence of many species that, by definition, do not engage in fruitful ...
Ovid

Nations and empires flourish and decay, By turns command, and in their turns obey.

Nations and empires flourish and decay, By turns command, and in their turns obey. ...
Ovid

There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.

There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing ...
Voltaire

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues, at our peril, risk and hazard.

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues, at our peril, risk and hazard. ...
Voltaire

The biggest reward for a thing well done is to have done it.

The biggest reward for a thing well done is to have done it. ...
Voltaire

The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.

The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out. ...
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. ...
Voltaire

All our history... is no more than accepted fiction.

All our history... is no more than accepted fiction. ...
Garrett Hardin

There is nothing more dangerous than a shallow thinking compassionate person.

There is nothing more dangerous than a shallow thinking compassionate person. ...
Voltaire

If you wish to converse with me, define your terms.

If you wish to converse with me, define your terms. ...
Voltaire

The instinct of a man is to pursue everything that flies from him, and to fly from all that pursue him.

The instinct of a man is to pursue everything that flies from him, and to fly from all that pursue him. ...
Voltaire

Illusion is the first of the pleasures.

Illusion is the first of the pleasures. ...
Albert Einstein

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ...
Voltaire

I should stop myself from dying if a good joke or a good idea occurred to me.

I should stop myself from dying if a good joke or a good idea occurred to me. ...
Ovid

Nothing is more powerful than habit.

Nothing is more powerful than habit. ...
Voltaire

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. ...
Voltaire

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. ...
Voltaire

Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.

Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes. ...
Voltaire

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. ...
Bill Maher

The only appropriate attitude for man to have about the big questions is not the arrogant certitude that is the hallmark of religion, but doubt. Doubt is humble.

The only appropriate attitude for man to have about the big questions is not the arrogant certitude that is the hallmark of ...
(unknown)

Alcohol is not an answer but it certainly helps to forget the questions.

Alcohol is not an answer but it certainly helps to forget the questions. ...
Kahlil Gibran

No man can reveal to you anything but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

No man can reveal to you anything but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. ...
Sigmund Freud

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. ...
Arthur C. Clarke

No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the nonexistence of Zeus or Thor, but they have few followers now.

You will find men like him in all of the world's religions. They know that we represent reason and science, and, however confident ...
Aristotle

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ...
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. ...
Dante Alighieri

I love to doubt as well as know.

I love to doubt as well as know. ...
Richard P. Feynman

I don't feel frightened not knowing things, by being lost in a mysterious universe without any purpose, which is the way it really is as far as I can tell. It doesn't frighten me.

I don't feel frightened not knowing things, by being lost in a mysterious universe without any purpose, which is the way it really ...
Murray Gell-Mann

Modern education is like being taken to the world's greatest restaurant & being forced to eat the menu.

Modern education is like being taken to the world's greatest restaurant & being forced to eat the menu. ...
(unknown)

If money is the root of all evil, why do churches beg for it?

If money is the root of all evil, why do churches beg for it? ...
W. H. Auden

The Ten Commandments consist in observing human behaviour and then inserting a "not".

The Ten Commandments consist in observing human behaviour and then inserting a "not". ...
Albert Einstein

If I had one hour to save the world, I would spend 55 minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution.

If I had one hour to save the world, I would spend 55 minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution. ...
John Adams

There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by sword. The other is by debt.

There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by sword. The other is by debt. ...
Terry Pratchett

There are different kinds of rules. From the simple comes the complex, and from the complex comes a different kind of simplicity. Chaos is order in a mask.

There are different kinds of rules. From the simple comes the complex, and from the complex comes a different kind of simplicity. ...
George Bernard Shaw

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the ...
Oscar Wilde

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has ...
(unknown)

Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted.

Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted. ...
Chris Hedges

The rush of battle is often a potent and lethal addiction, for war is a drug.

The rush of battle is often a potent and lethal addiction, for war is a drug. ...
Mahatma Ghandhi

An eye for an eye ends in making everybody blind.

An eye for an eye ends in making everybody blind. ...
Mae West

When choosing between two evils, I always like to take the one I've never tried before.

When choosing between two evils, I always like to take the one I've never tried before. ...
Carl Sagan

We are star stuff harvesting star light.

We are star stuff harvesting star light. ...
Carl Sagan

An extraterrestrial visitor examining the differences among human societies would find those differences trivial compared to the similarities.

An extraterrestrial visitor examining the differences among human societies would find those differences trivial compared to the ...
(unknown)

When you are standing on the edge of a cliff a step forward is not progress.

When you are standing on the edge of a cliff a step forward is not progress. ...
Henry Louis Mencken

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. ...
Arthur Koestler

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. ...
Philip Kindred Dick

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. ...
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

What an optimistic animal man is! Imagine expecting the species to last for ten million more years - as though people were as well-designed as turtles!

What an optimistic animal man is! Imagine expecting the species to last for ten million more years - as though people were as ...
Plato

Pleasure is the bait of sin.

Pleasure is the bait of sin. ...
George Bernard Shaw

Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. ...
Anton Chekhov

Any idiot can face a crisis. It's the day-to-day living that wears you out.

Any idiot can face a crisis. It's the day-to-day living that wears you out. ...
(French proverb)

Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love.

Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love. ...
Ovid

Love fed fat soon turns to boredom.

Love fed fat soon turns to boredom. ...
(unknown)

Marriage changes passion... suddenly you're in bed with a relative.

Marriage changes passion... suddenly you're in bed with a relative. ...
Woody Allen

If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.

If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. ...
Voltaire

It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books.

It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books. ...
Ovid

Do not let too strong a light come into your bedroom. There are in a beauty a great many things which are enhanced by being seen only in a half-light.

Do not let too strong a light come into your bedroom. There are in a beauty a great many things which are enhanced by being seen ...
Voltaire

There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times. ...
Voltaire

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. ...
Mark Twain

Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either.

Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either. ...
Germaine Greer

By the act of marriage you endorse all the ancient and dead values. You endorse things like monogamy. Lifelong monogamy is a maniacal idea.

By the act of marriage you endorse all the ancient and dead values. You endorse things like monogamy. Lifelong monogamy is a ...
Oscar Wilde

We are all in the gutter. But some of us are looking at the stars.

We are all in the gutter. But some of us are looking at the stars. ...
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Educating a woman is like pouring honey over a fine Swiss watch. It stops working.

Educating a woman is like pouring honey over a fine Swiss watch. It stops working. ...
Voltaire

You can never correct your work well until you have forgotten it.

You can never correct your work well until you have forgotten it. ...
Thomas Haliburton

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience. ...
Jonathan Swift

Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the goddess of marriage; and they were always mortal enemies.

Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the goddess of marriage; and they were ...
Mignon McLaughlin

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ...
Plato

Wise men talk because they have something to say; Fools talk because they have to say something.

Wise men talk because they have something to say; Fools talk because they have to say something. ...
(unknown)

Theories are cheap; proof is precious.

Theories are cheap; proof is precious. ...
(unknown)

Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead.

Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead. ...
Plato

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding. ...
Albert Einstein

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. ...
Albert Einstein

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. ...
William Somerset Maugham

There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. ...

If you believe in love at first sight, you never stop looking.

If you believe in love at first sight, you never stop looking. ...
Bill Maher

If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence and sheer ignorance as religion is, you'd resign in protest.

If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence and sheer ...
Martin Heidegger

The possible ranks higher than the actual.

The possible ranks higher than the actual. ...
Sa'di

To the eye of enmity virtue appears the ugliest blemish.

To the eye of enmity virtue appears the ugliest blemish. ...
Arthur C. Clarke

One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion.

One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. ...
Arthur C. Clarke

My objection to organized religion is the premature conclusion to ultimate truth that it represents.

My objection to organized religion is the premature conclusion to ultimate truth that it represents. ...
Charles Lindbergh

Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it, but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.

Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it, but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance. ...
Charles August Lindbergh

Under the Federal Reserve Act, panics are scientifically created. The present panic is the first scientifically created one, worked out as we figure a mathematical equation.

Under the Federal Reserve Act, panics are scientifically created. The present panic is the first scientifically created one, worked ...
Charles Lindbergh

Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered, and the courage with which he maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered, and the courage with which he ...
W. H. Auden

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun; Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood. For nothing now can ever come to any good.

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun; Pour away the ocean and sweep up the ...
(unknown)

Life is complex: it has real and imaginary parts.

Life is complex: it has real and imaginary parts. ...
(unknown)

To know recursion, you must first know recursion.

To know recursion, you must first know recursion. ...
Henny Youngman

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret. ...
(unknown)

Did it ever occur to you that nothing occurs to God?

Did it ever occur to you that nothing occurs to God? ...
Hermann Hesse

The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth.

The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth. ...
Ovid

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings. ...
Voltaire

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. ...
Ovid

Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own.

Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own. ...
Ovid

Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity.

Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity. ...
(unknown)

If you want to hide your face, walk naked.

If you want to hide your face, walk naked. ...
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

There are many good people who are beneficially stimulated by some, but not all, manmade arrangements of colors and shapes on flat surfaces, essentially nonsense.

There are many good people who are beneficially stimulated by some, but not all, manmade arrangements of colors and shapes on flat ...
Robert Green Ingersoll

Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.

Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. ...
Euripides

He was a wise man who originated the idea of gods.

He was a wise man who originated the idea of gods. ...
(unknown)

Stupid ideas seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.

Stupid ideas seem smarter when they come at you rapidly. ...
Ray Bradbury, TF

Ray Bradbury: Zbohom a dobrý deň

Avšak odchádzal, samozrejme, nedalo sa robiť nič iné. Čas prešiel, hodiny dotikali a on naozaj odchádzal veľmi ďaleko. Kufor už mal ...
Edgar Allan Poe

Your work is both true and original. Unfortunately, the parts that are true are not original, and the parts that are original are not true.

Your work is both true and original. Unfortunately, the parts that are true are not original, and the parts that are original are ...
Thomas Paine

The christian religion is a parody on the worship of the Sun, in which they put a man whom they call Christ, in the place of the Sun, and pay him the same adoration which was originally paid to the Sun.

The christian religion is a parody on the worship of the Sun, in which they put a man whom they call Christ, in the place of the ...
(unknown)

Never argue with an idiot. They'll bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.

Never argue with an idiot. They'll bring you down to their level and beat you with experience. ...
(unknown)

Imagine the silence if everyone said only what they know.

Imagine the silence if everyone said only what they know. ...
TF

Moja mamka lieči, tatko vymýšľa

Skúsené ruky zdravotníkov, tých, čo liečia našich kamošíkov dospelích, alebo malých. Skúsené ruky zdravotníkov, nepracujú pre ...
(unknown)

An authority is anyone who guessed right more than once.

An authority is anyone who guessed right more than once. ...
(unknown)

Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.

Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently. ...
Socrates

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. ...
(Arabic saying)

The soul invariably travels at the speed of a camel.

The soul invariably travels at the speed of a camel. ...
(unknown)

A camel is a horse designed by a committee.

A camel is a horse designed by a committee. ...
Saint Augustine

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature. ...
Bohumil Mathesius

Zpěvy staré Číny

Čtyřverší na Li Po U džbánku vína Li sto básní napíše, noc dospí v hospodě, když měsíc dozáří. Císař pán pozve jej, Li s díky ...
Bohumil Mathesius

Třetí zpěvy staré Číny

Věnováno Jaroslavu Průškovi Hleď, lidské srdce ... Hleď, lidské srdce, za vozem prach zavíří vždy, vždy zpět zas padá: tak i tvá ...
Arthur C. Clarke

There is a hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags will not wave in a vacuum.

There is a hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags will not wave in a vacuum. ...
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.

Mysteries are not necessarily miracles. ...
Socrates

By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher... and that is a good thing for any man.

By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher... and that is a good ...
Stewart Brand

This present moment used to be the unimaginable future.

This present moment used to be the unimaginable future. ...
(African proverb)

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. ...
Fred Hoyle

Space is only a two-hour drive away, if your car could go vertically upwards.

Space is only a two-hour drive away, if your car could go vertically upwards. ...
Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is. ...
Erich Maria Remarque

Takt je tichý dohovor mlčať o spoločných chybách, namiesto toho, aby sme sa ich zbavovali.

Takt je tichý dohovor mlčať o spoločných chybách, namiesto toho, aby sme sa ich zbavovali. ...
Lucretius

All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.

All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher. ...
Bertrand Russell

The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.

The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt. ...
Lao Tzu

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. ...
Stefan Zweig

Naším opravdovým osudem je možná být věčně na cestě, neustále litovat a nostalgicky toužit, stále dychtit po odpočinku, ale bez přestání bloudit.

Naším opravdovým osudem je možná být věčně na cestě, neustále litovat a nostalgicky toužit, stále dychtit po odpočinku, ale bez ...
(unknown)

Beauty is only a light switch away.

Beauty is only a light switch away. ...
Robert A. Heinlein

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. ...
Pablo Picasso

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. ...
Bohumil Mathesius

Nové zpěvy staré Číny

Nápis na domě pana Li Po Když, poutníče, v ten domek příjdeš sem, pít můžeš, co se hrdlu uráčí - verše však nepiš: mistr bydlí ...
Albert Camus

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. ...
Erich Maria Remarque

Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije.

Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije. ...
Margaret Mitchell

There's good money in empire building. But, there's more in empire wrecking.

There's good money in empire building. But, there's more in empire wrecking. ...
(Arabic saying)

It's easier to get into a hole than get out of it.

It's easier to get into a hole than get out of it. ...

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C. Northcote Parkinson

The amount of noise generated by a change is inversely proportional to the complexity of the change.

The amount of noise generated by a change is inversely proportional to the complexity of the change. ...
Socrates

What you cannot enforce, do not command.

What you cannot enforce, do not command. ...
ABBA

Sometimes I wish that I could freeze the picture and save it from the funny tricks of time.

Sometimes I wish that I could freeze the picture and save it from the funny tricks of time. ...
Ann Landers

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. ...
Napoleon Bonaparte

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. ...
Jaroslav Hašek

Co blázníte, vždyť jsou tady lidi!

Co blázníte, vždyť jsou tady lidi! ...
(unknown)

Freedom is not 'choosing between black and white', but to avoid such predetermined choice.

Freedom is not 'choosing between black and white', but to avoid such predetermined choice. ...
Fyodor Dostoevsky

In abstract love of humanity one almost always only loves oneself.

In abstract love of humanity one almost always only loves oneself. ...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť.

Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť. ...
Gerald Ford

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything that you have.

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything that you have. ...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Loneliness is for the spirit what food is for the body.

Loneliness is for the spirit what food is for the body. ...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

La solitudine è per lo spirito ciò che il cibo è per il corpo.

La solitudine è per lo spirito ciò che il cibo è per il corpo. ...
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

All art is but imitation of nature.

All art is but imitation of nature. ...
(unknown)

Slowly, slowly catchee monkey!

Slowly, slowly catchee monkey! ...
(unknown)

Pomaly, pomaličky chytaj opice!

Pomaly, pomaličky chytaj opice! ...
(Sufi adage)

This too shall pass.

This too shall pass. ...
(unknown)

Asti, asti bandar ko bakaro!

Asti, asti bandar ko bakaro! ...
Confucius

Age doesn’t always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.

Age doesn’t always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone. ...
(unknown)

Less is more. More or less.

Less is more. More or less. ...
Publilius Syrus

Kameň čo sa kotúľa neobrastá machom.

Kameň čo sa kotúľa neobrastá machom. ...
Lao Tzu

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving.

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. ...
Georges Braque

A vase gives form to the void, and music to silence.

A vase gives form to the void, and music to silence. ...
(unknown)

Nós, ossos que aqui estamos, pelos vossos esperamos.

Nós, ossos que aqui estamos, pelos vossos esperamos. ...
Omar Khayyam

Drink! for you know not whence you came, nor why: Drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.

Drink! for you know not whence you came, nor why: Drink! for you know not why you go, nor where. ...
Lao Tzu

A good runner leaves no track.

A good runner leaves no track. ...
Buckminster Fuller

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model ...
Joseph Heller

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you. ...
Publilius Syrus

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

A rolling stone gathers no moss. ...
Jaromír Nohavica

Naděje je nejkrásnější prokletí — naděje je jediné co zbývá.

Naděje je nejkrásnější prokletí — naděje je jediné co zbývá. ...
Albert Einstein

Never memorize what you can look up in books.

Never memorize what you can look up in books. ...
Winston Churchill

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something!

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something! ...
Dan Brown

Religion: Because thinking is hard.

Religion: Because thinking is hard. ...
George Santayana

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ...
Publilius Syrus

Saxum volutum non obducitur musco.

Saxum volutum non obducitur musco. ...
Francis Bacon

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses. ...
Saint Augustine

There is another form of temptation, even more fraught with danger. This is the disease of curiosity.

There is another form of temptation, even more fraught with danger. This is the disease of curiosity. It is this which drives us to ...
Voltaire

An optimist believes that we are living in the best of all possible worlds and a pessimist is afraid that it is true.

An optimist believes that we are living in the best of all possible worlds and a pessimist is afraid that it is true. ...
George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches. ...
Sofocles

Veľa je na svete mocného, no nič nie je mocnejšie ako človek.

Veľa je na svete mocného, no nič nie je mocnejšie ako človek. ...