May 22, 2008

The Quote Shelf

Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.

-- Ovid


Tim Higgins said...


"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless." - Thomas A. Edison

microdot said...

A new idea can be destroyed by having it discussed by a committee or thunk to death in a think tank.