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What we used to call liberty and freedom we now call privacy. And now people are saying privacy is dead.

Jacob Appelbaum

Una xarxa no és social sense una bona paella.

Arròs Movie

Sorry. The lifestyle you ordered is currently out of stock.

Banksy

The bad artists imitate, the great artists steal.

Pablo Picasso Banksy

'A mistake,' Jennifer said, disgusted. 'You dumb shit, why do you think anybody wants you to sign a contract without reading it? Because it's bad, Hack, it's a bad contract.'

Max Barry --- Jennifer Government

Non si prosegua l'azione secondo un piano.

Luther Blisset --- Q

Nach dem Aufstand des 17. Juni
Ließ der Sekretär des Schriftstellerverbands
In der Stalinallee Flugblätter verteilen
Auf denen zu lesen war, daß das Volk
Das Vertrauen der Regierung verscherzt habe
Und es nur durch verdoppelte Arbeit
zurückerobern könne. Wäre es da
Nicht doch einfacher, die Regierung
Löste das Volk auf und
Wählte ein anderes?

Bertolt Brecht --- Die Lösung

Sense cap particular al qual referir-se des d'aquí, l'autor saluda afectuosament el(s) seu(s) lector(s).

Pere Calders --- Ronda naval sota la boira

There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.

Calvin and Hobbes

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.

George Carlin

Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate.

Dante Alighieri

Qualcosa sta andando male, qualcos'altro gli si oppone: questa è una crisi.

Girolamo De Michele --- La scuola è di tutti

Cal protestar fins i tot quan no serveix de res.

Manuel de Pedrolo

A l'oprimit no se li pot demanar paciència.

Manuel de Pedrolo

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

Philip K. Dick

Stupidity is like nuclear fuel: it can be used for good or evil. But in either case, you don't want to be too close to it.

Dilbert

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

Albert Einstein

Bisogna al tempo stesso ridere e filosofare.

Epicuro --- Lettera a Meneceo

Ací em pariren i ací estic.

Vicent Andrés Estellés

Perquè hi haurà un dia que no podrem més i llavors ho podrem tot.

Vicent Andrés Estellés

Tot el que ens agrada és il·legal o engreixa

David Fernàndez

Protesten sin causar molestias y en su tiempo libre.

Manel Fontdevila

¿Qui paga mana? La història i l'experiència de cada dia demostren, almenys, que qui mana cobra. Manar és cobrar ---entre altres coses.

Joan Fuster

Reivindiqueu sempre el dret a canviar d'opinió: és el primer que us negaran els vostres enemics.

Joan Fuster

Forma part d'una bona educació saber en quines ocasions cal ser mal educat.

Joan Fuster

Cal no oblidar que tota política que no fem nosaltres, serà feta contra nosaltres.

Joan Fuster --- Diccionari per a ociosos

"política" no és sinó l'art o la ciència de convèncer el nostre veí que deu ser conseqüent amb ell mateix i amb la seva dignitat d'home.

Joan Fuster --- Diccionari per a ociosos

Ben sovint, gairebé sempre, callar també és mentir.

Joan Fuster --- Diccionari per a ociosos

Només hi ha una manera seriosa de llegir, que és rellegir.

Joan Fuster

Qualsevol poder és abús de poder. Això va en la mateixa naturalesa de les coses.

Joan Fuster

La teoria dels homes se superposa a la realitat com una xarxa: no arriba a més. Per fortuna, la seva 'pesca' acostuma a ser fructuosa...

Joan Fuster

Creieu-me, que és una recomanació feta de tot cor. Llegiu Bertrand Russell. No és un filòsof, és un desinfectant.

Joan Fuster

Les lleis les fan els qui estan en condicions de respectar-les ---i només perquè hi estan.

Joan Fuster

Tota coincidència entre les teves i les meves és això: pura coincidència.

Joan Fuster --- Dicconari per a ociosos

Mentre dormiu us creix la barba: això és el temps.

Joan Fuster --- Dicconari per a ociosos

Sister, time, it be time, ya know wa mean?

William Gibson --- Neuromancer

Special knowledge can be a terrible disadvantage if it leads you too far along a path you cannot explain anymore.

Brian Herbert --- Dune: House Harkonnen

You can't install complexity. The only way to implement a large new system is to grow it. Every successful large system was once a successful small system.

Kevin Kelly

Beware of fake quotes on the Internet.

Abraham Lincoln

La libertà che vogliamo noi non è il diritto astratto di fare il proprio volere, ma il potere di farlo.

Errico Malatesta

La llibertat és quan comença l'alba en un dia de vaga general.

Joan Margarit

[La llibertat és] un rei sortint en tren cap a l'exili.

Joan Margarit

You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war.

Midnight Oil

Hi ha gent a qui no li agrada que es parle, s'escriga o es pense en català. És la mateixa gent a qui no li agrada que es parle, s'escriga o es pense.

Ovidi Montllor

Everybody has an opinion on something. I have an opinion on everything. The other day, one of my coworkers asked me where I wanted to go for lunch and I told him I didn't care. That was my opinion. I have an opinion on everything.

Chip Morningstar

As this blog is produced in a facility that processes sarcasm, individual posts may contain traces of sarcasm.

The Null Device

BANG: Bang do invent.
OLUFSEN: Show me.
BANG: Bang fed up lose remote so Bang glue remote to TV look.
OLUFSEN: Brilliant.

Olufsen & Bang

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

George Orwell

We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.

George Orwell

Looking at the world as a whole, the drift for many decades has been not towards anarchy but towards the reimposition of slavery.

George Orwell

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

George Orwell

The above proposition is occasionally useful. [After the proof of 1+1=2]

Bertrand Russell --- Principia Mathematica

A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.

Bertrand Russell --- On the Nature of Acquaintance: Neutral Monism

Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.

Bertrand Russell --- Freedom in Society

Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.

Homer Simpson

But the simplest assumption is that they ignore each other, not unlike scientists working in similar fields.

Dietrich Stauffer and Amnon Aharony --- Introduction to percolation theory

Physicists call such an array a square lattice, mathematicians denote it by Z2; common sense identifies it with a big sheet of ruled paper.

Dietrich Stauffer and Amnon Aharony --- Introduction to percolation theory

It is not enough to be a good player; you must also play well.

Siegbert Tarrasch

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

Marthe Troly-Curtin --- Phrynette Married

Ich freue mich, wenn es regnet. Denn wenn ich mich nicht freue, regnet es auch.

Karl Valentin

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

John von Neumann

It is only the attempt to write down your ideas that enables them to develop.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Lluitarem contra el fort mentre siguem febles i contra nosaltres mateixos quan siguem forts.

Lluís Maria Xirinachs

La connerie, contrairement à la richesse, est très bien distribuée.

Les Zapartistes

As vad di can caghèr di viulèn.

Five syllabes here,
seven more syllabes there.
Are you happy now?

Ist das Kunst oder kann das weg?

Piove, governo ladro!

Sempre he cregut que correlació implica causalitat i tota la vida m'ha anat molt bé.

When cryptography is outlawed, bayl bhgynjf jvyy unir cevinpl.