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Creative Quotations from . . .
Piet Hein
(1905-1996) born on
Dec 16
Danish inventor, poet. He wrote poetry using the pen name "Kumbel;" he discovered the Soma cube and created the "super-ellipse", a cross between a rectangle and an ellipse.
         
   
F
The universe may
be as great as they say.
But it wouldn't be missed
if it didn't exist.

R
If no thought your mind does visit
make your speech not too explicit.
A
Problems worthy of attack
prove their worth by hitting back.
N
To make a name for learning
when other roads are barred,
take something very easy
and make it very hard.
K
Here lies, extinguished in his prime,
a victim of modernity:
but yesterday he hadn't time--
and now he has eternity.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: From "Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File," an collection of quotations from the Internet.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: From "Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File," an collection of quotations from the Internet.
K: From "Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File," an collection of quotations from the Internet.
   


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