Quotes by Boghos L. Artinian

Being a father
My feeling of responsibility for the safety and well being of my children is so strong, (perhaps pathologically so) that should an asteroid threaten to wipe out all life on earth, I would still hold myself responsible for their fate.
– Boghos L. Artinian

My feeling of responsibility for the safety and well-being of my children is so strong, that should an asteroid threaten to wipe out all life on earth, I would still hold myself responsible for their fate.
– Boghos L. Artinian

The best of speech is that characterized by brevity and sagacity.
(Translated from an Arabic saying)
– Boghos L. Artinian

It is a basic human right to be as safe in any building, during an earthquake, as when standing in the middle of an open football field.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Satisfying curiosity is one of the principal reasons why people desire to live forever; just to know what will happen to ones children, grandchildren and the future of ones race; to know when earthlings would contact extraterrestrial intelligences and finally to know how and when life on earth would end.
– Boghos L. Artinian

The formula for happiness is:
Achievements in life / Expectations from life x Health.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Dogs know three things humans don’t: they smell the recent past, the hidden present, and possibly the impending future. Thus they have every reason to be depressed but hardly any to be paranoid.
– Boghos L. Artinian

The purpose of life, to me, is not clear; Nevertheless I enjoy being here!
– Boghos L. Artinian

So often when seen from behind, a female body is so desirable until she turns back.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Each of us must someday leave the theater of life and disturb the audience as he goes out unsatisfied having been forced to miss the rest of time.
– Boghos L. Artinian

The undertaker’s hearses often stay in the cemetery overnight to reclaim the fine coffins.
– Boghos L. Artinian

I need not occupy an important chair
To air, of new ideas, my fair share;
I can sit comfortably on thin air
And freely utter what chairmen wouldn’t dare.
– Boghos L. Artinian

The heart
How cruel and unjust of nature
To entrust the seat of mind and soul
To a lowly pump that tends to fail
Unpredictably, erasing all!
– Boghos L. Artinian

Knowledge is edited by time. Wisdom needs no editors.
– Boghos L. Artinian

To be or not to be touchable,
In India, is not negotiable;
Untouched mothers breed the untouchable.
Oft touched mothers breed the venerable.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Do not be proud of your achievements thinking it is the genius in you; even cells have done miracles when we tinkered with their genes.
– Boghos L. Artinian

When someone commits suicide, most of his acquaintances are afflicted with guilt in addition to grief.
– Boghos L. Artinian

He is a man of principles – the wrong principles.
– Boghos L. Artinian

I like to travel light;
Lighter than air in flight.
The lift medium
To be helium,
And my flight, pure delight.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Virtual fate
We no longer need physically be
Among friends or loved ones for a cup of tea;
Nor at the market place for a shopping spree,
Nor yet at a clinic for an ECG!
All human interactions, sex included,
Can now on nets and webs be concluded.
Thus I am afraid, for most people await
A virtual life and a virtual fate!
– Boghos L. Artinian

He suffers from delusions of grandeur; nevertheless he is truly grand!
– Boghos L. Artinian

We will soon see headless torsos grown in labs for “ethically” harvesting organs for transplantation.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Some people think they have not lived well enough if they have not flown a few million miles. Others think they have not lived well enough if they have not had a few hundred sexual partners. Others yet, think they have not lived well enough if they have not dined in a few thousand fine restaurants.
– Boghos L. Artinian

If you are not prepared to answer a call immediately, do not carry a cell phone.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Unlike the many sages
And professors of today,
I can’t write many pages
When I have little to say!
– Boghos L. Artinian

No sooner a new gadget is invented than a better one replaces it!
– Boghos L. Artinian

If you compare the percentage of bus drivers who died in bus crashes to the percentage of pilots who died in plane crashes you will get a fair idea about the safety of air travel.
– Boghos L. Artinian

When a lawyer is said to seldom lose a case, there must be something wrong with the legal system, for 50% of cases must be lost and 50% won.
– Boghos L. Artinian

Periodically, a shocking reminder of mortality, can serve to engender the resolve to live and love spontaneously, and to seek gratification instantaneously.
– Boghos L. Artinian

When you strike truth, it splatters you with eloquence.
– Boghos L. Artinian

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