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I'm content to stand on tradition.
by Aaron Allston

I'm content to stand on tradition.
I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it.
- Aaron Allston

Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
- Aaron Allston

Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.
- Aaron Allston

Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic.
- Aaron Allston

 

This would not be a problem if I were driving a snowplow.
- Aaron Allston

There are two types of people in the world,
and I'm one of them.
- Aaron Allston

Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails
until things start to go your way.
- Aaron Allston

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No one pays me to be nice.
- Aaron Allston

Life is like an analogy.
- Aaron Allston

I really can't complain about actresses who get paid to be dumb.
Most of us can't get paid to be smart.
- Aaron Allston

The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest
answer to any problem is 90% crap.
- Aaron Allston

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.
- Aaron Allston

If you hack the Vatican server, have you tampered in God's domain?
- Aaron Allston

The difference between tragedy and comedy:
Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else,
while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
- Aaron Allston

Feminism is sort of like God.
Many people profess to believe in it,
but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
- Aaron Allston

When all else fails, complicate matters.
- Aaron Allston

Where can I get some tat? I'd like to trade it in.
- Aaron Allston

The way to a man's heart is through his chest.
- Aaron Allston

The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself.
- Aaron Allston

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

He is richest who is content with the least.
- Socrates

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller

Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three
times the written content.
- Alfred de Musset

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
- Boethius

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life,
and urge doing.
I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives,
I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill

I would be most content if my children grew up to be
the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly
of building enough bookshelves.
- Anna Quindlen

It's always hard to predict what's coming up next.
My main guess is that content creators will increasingly
start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
- Bram Cohen

Let me be content with being happy, without sighing
that I am not distinguished.
- Anne Seward

Many have puzzled themselves about the origin of evil.
I am content to observe that there is evil,
and that there is a way to escape from it,
and with this I begin and end.
- John Newton

Ah, sweet Content, where doth thine harbour hold.
- Barnabe Barnes

I see the cartoonist as contributing to the content,
being critical, because we do poke holes in some of
the dialogue and find new ways of seeing things.
- Jonathan Shapiro

To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot;
to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own.
- Tryon Edwards

He has the most who is most content with the least.
- Diogenes

We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process.
we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid
attention to the content,
not to the process.
- David Bohm

There's probably a way to use that great content and
to live under the radar now and then in order to reach a new audience.
That's the thinking I'm talking about.
- John Tesh

Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which
we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the
fictions we manufacture out of each other.
- Lawrence Durrell

95% on content and the computer language remains the same.
- Steve McConnell

Success is getting and achieving what you want.
Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.
- Bernard Meltzer

What progress we are making.
In the Middle Ages they would have burned me.
Now they are content with burning my books.
- Sigmund Freud

Design is the method of putting form and content together.
Design, just as art, has multiple definitions;
there is no single definition.
Design can be art.
Design can be aesthetics.
Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
- Paul Rand

To be content with little is hard; to be content with much,
impossible.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry
are all categories of man's expression which are valid
only if the endorsement of formal content is valid.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

I think I'm as content as one can be.
- Nikki Cox

Children learn and remember at least as much from the
context of the classroom as from the content of the coursework.
- Lawrence Kutner

I'd never been content in America.
- Julie Christie

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy

On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise.
For now I am content to explore my own home and our
nearest neighbour France.
- John Dyer

I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him,
in the ordinary sense of the word.
I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
- Aleister Crowley

Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it,
and do not fear or wish for your last day.
- Marcus Valerius Martial

Film is a very young art that is still evolving.
Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology.
- Catherine Deneuve

The ninety and nine are with dreams,
content but the hope of the world made new,
is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.
- John Fowles

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh,
the days dwindle down to a precious few.'
I think of that.
No big deal.
I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne

Books have the same enemies as people:
fire,
humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
- Paul Valery

For most of the '90s and the first part of this decade,
content providers who wanted to publish online only
needed to worry about the graphical web browser.
- Mike Davidson

In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable
and must be content with broken portions.
- William Osler

I knew style and content went hand in hand.
- Boy George

Content and technology are strange bed fellows.
We are joined together.
Sometimes we misunderstand each other.
But isn't that after all the definition of marriage?
- Howard Stringer

Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes
properly can do nothing else.
- Hilaire Belloc


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