L'optimisme, ce n'est pas le refus de voir ce qui ne va pas, c'est le désir de ne pas s'y attarder. // Donne moi le courage de changer les choses que je peux changer, la sérénité d'accepter celles que je ne peux pas changer, et la sagesse de distinguer entre les deux. (Marc Aurèle) // Don't raise your voice; improve your argument. (Desmond Tutu) // Be the change you want to see in the world. (Gandhi)


Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules.
(J.D. Salinger) #quote
Life is like this: Sometimes SUN, Sometimes RAIN.
(Fijian Proverb) #quote
and we're expecting SUN >>>> RAIN :)
The best things in the world aren't things.
(Art Buchwald) #quote


En politique, ou on se répète, ou on dit des conneries.
(François Mitterrand) #quote


Mieux vaut maintenir en place un adversaire docile qu'installer un ami indocile.
(François Mitterrand) #quote


If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
(Woody Allen) #quote
Sarkozy il faut lui marcher dessus pour deux raisons :
C’est la seule chose qu’il comprenne et ça porte bonheur.

(J.Chirac) #quote
Progress always involves risks.
You can't steal second base & keep your foot on first.
(Frederick Wilcox) #quote


Un dessin qui m'a marqué, celui de Tignous sur Haïti post tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010 à 16 heures 53 minutes (extrait d’une compilation 2010 de Charlie Hebdo)
Men who believe absurdities will commit atrocities.
(Voltaire) #quote
Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
(Bhagavad Gita) #quote


I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on them saying, toys not included.
(Bernard Manning) #quote
Celui qui n'a pas Noël dans le coeur ne le trouvera jamais au pied d'un arbre.
(Roy Lemon Smith) #quote
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree.
In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
(Larry Wilde) #quote


100% Christmas
Take it easy. Relax. Eat. Drink & be merry. Do not diet. Smile.

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
(Confucius) #quote


The most valuable of all talents is
that of never using two words when one will do.
(Thomas Jefferson) #quote


Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
(John Fitzgerald Kennedy) #quote


... and "The Most Terrifying Chart Imaginable for a New Parent"

Si Dieu n'existe pas, tout est permis.
(Dostoïevski, Les Frères Karamazov) #quote

.... Le monde serait bien une preuve de la non-existence de Dieu, tant on voit n'importe quoi!
Life is sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.
(Ogden Nash) #quote


Take a look @ Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms Video on TED.com
And on the 7th day they say, "God rested"
But you know that ain't the truth
'Cause on the 7th day, God made the blue
(Etta James, lyrics of "On the 7th days") #quote

Take a look @ "Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four"

Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make,
but about the stories you tell.
(Seth Godin) #quote


If her DNA was off by one percentage point, she'd be a dolphin.
(Dr House) #quote
L'excès du langage est un procédé coutumier
à celui qui veut faire diversion.
(François Mitterrand) #quote


En informatique, le cobol et les Indiens font toujours bon ménage.
(Lâo Tsour Sing) #quote [Olivier Sehiaud in 'Six bonnes raisons pour passer une mauvaise année 2011' in Best Practices n° 57]
Dieu ? Je ne sais pas si j’y crois.
J’ai des regrets de ne plus avoir une conception aussi simple de la création et de son créateur.
(François Mitterrand) #quote


J’entends toujours dire que Dieu est juste.
Je me demande ce qui permet d’appuyer cette assertion.
(François Mitterrand) #quote


If ignorance ever goes to $40 a barrel,
I want drilling rights on George Bush's head.
(Jim Hightower) #quote


Life is not the way it's supposed to be.
It's the way it is.
The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
(Virginia Satir) #quote


Perfection is a road, not a destination.
Every time I live, I get an education.
(Burk Hudson) #quote


Women marry men hoping they will change.
Men marry women hoping they will not.
(Albert Einstein) #quote
Join the company of lions rather than assume the lead among foxes.
(The Talmud) #quote


Opportunity dances with those on the dance floor.
(Jackson Brown Jr)


A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.
It cuts the hand that wields it.
(Rabindranath Tagore) #quote


Try to catch a fish with a dotted line ....
(Thanks Guy G !)
If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything.
(Ronald Coase) #quote


Life is like that old Spanish saying:
"He who plants the lettuce doesn't always eat the salad".
(Anthony Quinn) #quote
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set,
then there would be peace.
(John Lennon) #quote


Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
(Earl Wilson) #quote

A lot of snow today around Paris - a nightmare, can't use my scooter !
John Lennon - 30 ans déjà !
Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace
(J.Lennon, Imagine) #quote


Je m'ennuyais, voilà comment ça a commencé.
Elle m'a ennuyé, voilà comment ça a fini.
(Alexandre Dumas fils) #quote


A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
(English proverb) #quote


Parler de social à Nicolas Sarkozy,
c'est comme parler de cinéma à une caméra de surveillance.
(Laurent Fabius) #quote
Demander à Nicolas Sarkozy d'en faire moins,
c'est comme demander au PS d'être efficace : mission impossible !
(Christian Estrosi) #quote
Le rôle du capitaine, c'est de tenir fermement la barre, de maintenir le cap et d'amener l'équipage à bon port;
ce n'est pas de se laisser distraire par le clapotis des vagues.
(Martine Aubry, pique à sa rivale Segolène R. :)) #quote


Life is a grindstone.
Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us.
(Thomas L. Holdcroft) #quote
Marketing in the future is like sex.
Only the losers will have to pay for it.
(Jon Bond) #quote


Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.
(American Proverb) #quote


The hardest job kids have today
is learning good manners without seeing any.
(Fred Astaire) #quote


There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile.
(Zig Ziglar) #quote