“the Government is now considering granting powers to “Stop and Quiz” citizens, with £5000 at stake!I hope they stop me, I’m brilliant at quizzes.” —Between the Hammer and the Anvil
“You like to eat food and pay your rent? Then put on a clean shirt and do your fucking job and shut the fuck up, asshole. And by the way, your latest ideas are all total shit. Shape up, or you’ll be out on your ear.” —The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs on how to motivate “ambitious”, “demanding” Gen Y-ers.
“However bad you think it’s going to be, it’s actually going to be far, far worse than you could possibly have imagined.I’m not talking about being driven outside for a cigarette, which isn’t much of a hassle in the summer months, but rather the attitude of your non-smoking friends and family. It won’t be enough for them that you’ve been cast into the street, while they enjoy their blissful immortality fantasies - they will expect you to be grateful for the experience.” —Thoughts on the imminent smoking ban in England from one who knows. Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Hands Across The Border