Notices tagged with q


  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The Australians are the most hospitable and generous people in the world. If you're stuck for a night, they'll give you a bed. Haven't got a drink, they'll give you a drink. Got no money they'll give you money […] It's those white Australians I don't like." # Dave Allen

    about 5 days ago from web
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Idyll is utterly without stimulus, and all those trees and all that grass drain the spirit." # Jeffrey Bernard, according to Keith Waterhouse

    about 6 days ago from web in context
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Hey, can an experienced doctor from Germany show up and start practicing in New York next week? Since the answer is no, we can say that we don't have free trade." # Dean Baker

    about 6 days ago from web
  4. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Europe’s crisis is turning our peoples inwards, against each other, amplifying pre-existing jingoism, xenophobia." # #

    about 7 days ago from web in context
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Hillary is the unacceptable face of unacceptable faces." # Craig Murray #

    about 9 days ago from web
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Companies have to start treating workers like assets to be invested in, not costs to be cut." # Hillary # Sorry, but nor am I plant and equipment!

    about 12 days ago from web
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "What is indifference? I don't know, and I don't care." # Dave Allen

    about a month ago from web
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It’s becoming increasingly difficult for any American to comfortably mock the British, who at least have the dignity to consign dynastic power to the largely symbolic realm." # Glenn #

    about a month ago from web
  9. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "#, I fear is Mafiastan, fuelled by the billions we ploughed into this poor country after we arrived in 2001." # Robert #

    about a month ago from web
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "When I was young, I would rather give a lecture on mathematics than listen to one. Now that I am older and more mature I would rather give _two_ lectures on mathematics than listen to one." # R.H. Bing

    about 2 months ago from web
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The media, as you've probably noticed, have been slightly critical." # Jeremy #

    about 2 months ago from web
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The psychology of a society of individuals each of whom is endeavoring to copy the others leads to what we may strictly term a conventional judgment." # # 1937

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The drive by the education system to improve ‘human capital’ has not produced better job prospects. An education sold as an investment good that has no economic return for most buyers is, quite simply, a fraud." # Guy Standing #

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "As I used to tell my students, the big questions do not change – the interesting answers do." # Yanis #

    about 3 months ago from web
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "This lush background mythology of gene-selfishness supplies the teleological jam that is always needed to make a thin scientific story go down." # Mary Midgley

    about 3 months ago from web
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It’s a handy rule-of-thumb that the usefulness of any document is in direct proportion to the ease with which a parody may be distinguished from the real thing." # Stefan Collini

    about 3 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The problem … is that they all think money grows on rich people" # Stephanie Kelton # #

    about 3 months ago from web
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "To be poor now means to be endlessly assessed, monitored, and surveyed, and almost invariably found wanting." # David Graeber

    about 4 months ago from web
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "For the last 3 to 4 decades, the neo-liberals have been ‘cleaning up the mess’ that they inherited. The story should wear thin but it doesn’t." # Bill Mitchell

    about 4 months ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Guiding Bush […] through eight years of public appearances was surely the greatest coaching job in history. It was like teaching a donkey to play the Waldstein Sonata. It's breathtaking to think about now." # Matt Taibbi Deprecated: mysql_escape_string(): This function is deprecated; use mysql_real_escape_string() instead. in /var/www/statusnet-0.9.9/lib/popularity.php on line 61

    about 4 months ago from web