Think of it: the lowest common denominator in being digital is not your operating system, modem, or model of computer. It's a tiny piece of plastic, designed decades ago by Bell Labs' Charles Krumreich, Edwin Hardesty, and company, who thought they were making an inconspicuous plug for a few telephone handsets. Not in their wildest dreams was Registered Jack 11 — a modular connector more commonly known as the RJ-11 — meant to be plugged and unplugged so many times, by so many people, for so many reasons, all over the world.
Iamall atonce what Christ is, sincehewaswhat Iam, and This Jack, joke, poor potsherd, patch, matchwood, immortal diamond, Is immortal diamond.gerard manley hopkins
Put your brilliant mind to work for?dresses for public appearances?that I would wear if Jack were President of France.
I cast only one votefor Jack. It is a rare thing to be able to vote for one's husband for President and I didn't want to dilute it by voting for anyone else.
Members of the generation that came of age after World War II-Korean War who join in a relaxation of social and sexual tensions, and who espouse anti-regimentation, mystic-disaffiliation, and material-simplicity values, supposedly as a result of cold-war disillusionment. Coined by Jack Kerouac.jack kerouac
Inevitably, we’ve fastened on those last memorable lines about hope, optimism and love. But the letter was, at its heart, a manifesto for social democracy. And if there was one word that might sum up Jack Layton’s unabashed, social democratic message, it would be “generosity.” He wanted, in the simplest and most visceral terms, a more generous Canada.jack layton
When someone like Kurt Cobain or Jack White comes out, they didn’t go, “He sounds just like Muddy Waters,” did they? They just said, “He’s great, he sounds like him.” When women come out and men write about them, they tend to write about them in a way that other men can understand, which sometimes can seem a bit patronizing.shingai shoniwa
Everybody thinks they'll never get married at your age. So did Jack, he told me. You think you can go on all your life being single, I remember he said, but you suddenly find out that you can't.Alan Sillitoe
It was in the shady groves of dictionaries that Jack fell in love.zadie smith
I am all at once what Christ is, ' since he was what I am, and This Jack, joke, poor potsherd, ' patch, matchwood, immortal diamond, Is immortal diamond.gerard manley hopkins
When I first started out, I was considered a crackpot, [he said]. The doctors used to say, 'Don't go to that Jack LaLanne, you'll get hemorrhoids, you won't get an erection, you women will look like men, you athletes will get muscle-bound this is what I had to go through.jack la lanne
Aw:North America|Anything in life is possible and YOU make it happen"! - Jack LaLanne: Live young forever , Robert Kennedy Publishing, Mississauga 2009, P. 15jack la lanne
Some men like Jack and some like Jill I'm glad I like them both but still I wonder if this freewheeling Really is an enlightened thing, Or is its greater scope a sign Of deviance from some party line? In the strict ranks of Gay and Straight What is my status: Stray? Or Great?vikram seth
[Jack White] is the showman the brassy frontman and the snake-oil trader.
Jack was embarrassed never hero more, And as he knew not what to say, he swore.lord byron
Good luck Jack.
No, my good lord: banish Peto, banish Bardolph, banish Poins; but for sweet Jack Falstaff, kind Jack Falstaff, true Jack Falstaff, valiant Jack Falstaff, and therefore more valiant, being as he is old Jack Falstaff, banish not him thy Harry's company: banish plump Jack and banish all the world.william shakespeare
Jack writes severe lampoons on me, 'tis said But he writes nothing, who is never read.
The originator of Erhard Seminars Training ( est ) was John Paul (Jack) Rosenberg (1935- ), who changed his name to Werner Hans Erhard. ... Erhard's seminars became particularly controversial because of the conditions to which participants were subjected.
For one cannot serve the national spirit merely by getting a lump in the throat whenever one catches sight of the Union Jack, or by seeing red when a newspaper reports that some foreign power has acted aggressively towards England. These reactions bear the same relation to true love of country that a chance encounter between a man and a woman who meet in the street bears to a happy marriage.rebecca west
Good work, Jack. But this is where it gets interesting!
21st century, Jack. Everything's gonna change. And we're not ready.
What are we doing, Uncle Jack? What's happening? What do you want me to do?
A buzzard took the monkey for a ride in the air The monkey thought that everything was on the square The buzzard tried to throw the monkey off his back But the monkey grabbed his neck and said "Now listen, Jack..." "Straighten up and fly right Straighten up and fly right Straighten up and fly right Cool down, papa, don't you blow your top."