Archive for January, 2011

Some Quotations

January 28, 2011

I’ve added the following quotations to the Quotations page.

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
Bert Lance. Nation’s Business. May1972.

The buck stops here.
Harry S Truman. Motto.

Nemo me impune lacessit. (No one provokes me with impunity.)
Crown of Scotland and all Scottish regiments. Motto.

Only one-third of human beings are asleep at one time, and the other two-thirds are awake and up to mischief somewhere.
Dean Rusk. Attributed.

Synchronous Clocks

January 22, 2011

I’ve recently uploaded brief descriptions of several more synchronous clocks. These include a Smith Craven’A’ advertising clock at S 124 Smith A and an elegant Siemens wall clock in a porcelain case at S 121 Siemens A