A good one, but the opening lines are timeless:
Originally Posted by mike alexander
"We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like 'I feel a bit lightheaded, maybe you should drive...' And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the car, which was going about a hundred miles an hour with the top down to Las Vegas. And a voice was screaming: 'Holy Jesus! What are these #$%&@#$% animals?'"
And of course the quote (taken somewhat out of context) from Samuel Johnson on the dedication page. Johnson originally meant this in a negative way in describing why people were (and are) willing to drink themselves to the point of being "beasts"
"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man."
"I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind." - William Thompson, 1st Baron Lord Kelvin
"If it was so, it might be, and if it were so, it would be, but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic!" - Tweedledee
This isn't right. This isn't even wrong. - Wolfgang Pauli