Compilation of florian's email signatures over the years

In December 2005 I started adding a signature to my emails. Below each email a link to this website and a new quote with each update of the site. I compiled all those sigs together as a reference document for future generations.

2011 February

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody is there to appreciate it.
- Franklin P. Jones

The trouble with having a website is that nobody is there to appreciate it:

2010 December

No one goes there nowadays, it's too crowded.
- Yogi Berra

No one goes there, even though it is not crowded at all:

2010 September

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
- George Bernard Shaw

If people would just visit my site two or three times a year:

2010 August

A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.
- Bertrand Russell

You don't have to like my website, just endure it:

2010 July

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough
- Mario Andretti

If you are not enjoying my website, it might be, because it sucks hard:

2010 June

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
- Oscar Wilde

It is only a webhost or a provider who can equally and impartially admire all websites including mine:

2010 May

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Insanity: Having a sucky website and hoping it makes a difference:

2010 April

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
- G. K. Chesterton

An insult to so many professions:

2010 February

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...'
- Isaac Asimov

No words can describe my website:

2010 January

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
- Alec Bourne

It is possible to store the webspace with a millions of bytes and still be entirely without content:

2009 November

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
- Oscar Wilde

You won't find much original content on my website either:

2009 October

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Einstein

I am enthusiastic about my website from time to time:

2009 July

Das Volk versteht das meiste falsch, aber es fühlt das meiste richtig.
- Kurt Tucholsky

Ich verstehe meine Webseite auch nicht:

2009 May

Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority. The more uncivilized the man, the surer he is that he knows precisely what is right and what is wrong. All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them. The truly civilized man is always skeptical and tolerant, in this field as in all others. His culture is based on "I am not too sure."
- H. L. Mencken, Minority Report (1956)

I am not too sure about my website either:

2009 April

Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Open 24h a day - my website:

2009 March

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov

No moral complications by going to my website, but still it might not be right:

2009 January

Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-night drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen.
- John le Carre

Visit my website, indeed a lonely place ...

2008 December

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
- Aristotle

An educated mind might even be able to handle my website, without crumbling in horror:

2008 November

My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
- George Bernard Shaw

I did not take utmost trouble making my site, but you might still want to check it out:

2008 October

If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on vacation.

If I didn't tell you, you would never know the url of my website:

2008 September

No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.
- Donald Foster

My homepage might be a mistake, but still I rejoice in it:

2008 August

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
- Sir Winston Churchill

You can look down on my page, but at least check it out:

2008 April

I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Read all about my new pair of shoes on my website:

2008 March

When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion.
- CP Snow

Obey to what I tell you - go to my website:

2008 February

When we got into office, the thing that surprised me the most was that things were as bad as we'd been saying they were.
- John F. Kennedy

Trust me, my website is as bad I say it is:

2007 October

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
- George Eliot

There are not all websites perfect in the internet:

2007 September

We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
- John W. Gardner

My website: great opportunity or insoluble problem?

2007 July

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind.
- Kahlil Gibran

Learn how not to make a website:

2007 May

We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?
- Ray Bradbury

Don't bother visiting my website:

2007 April

The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
- James Baldwin

Get to know the ugly side of the internet:

2007 January

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

My website isn't stylish at all, but stands like a rock.

2006 October

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Dr. Seuss

I would not mind you visiting my homepage:

2006 September

It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
- Edmund Burke

For more greatness visit my website:

2006 July

Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

You can't do much wrong by visiting my website:

2006 May

If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
- Dorothy Parker

Guaranteed to be free of commerce:

2006 March

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
- Ken Hakuta

I can't see any obstacles, preventing you from visiting my homepage:

2006 February

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
- Peter Drucker

The right thing to do right now, might be to visit my homepage:

2005 January

Don't vote -- it only encourages them!

Don't visit my website -- it only encourages me!

2006 December

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

For more deep wisdom go to my website:

2005 December

Warum streut der Förster Viagra in den Wald?
- Damit er Christbäume mit Ständer ernten kann.

Todernst und garantiert ohne bescheuerte Kalauer:

2005 December

Wie sieht ein französischer Adventskranz aus?
Vier brennende Autos im Kreisverkehr!

Todernst und garantiert ohne bescheuerte Kalauer:

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