Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Quotes

~Since light travels faster than sound, isn't that why some people appear bright until you hear them speak?


~Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

Elbert Hubbard


~We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong.

Bill Vaughan

If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.

-- Rene Descartes


If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; But if you really make them think, they'll hate you.

-- Don Marquis

I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?


- Jean Kerr


The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.

- George F. Will


Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.

-Ronald Reagan in his first inaugral address

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

-- Jules Renard


I write down everything I want to remember. That way, instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it is I wrote down, I spend the time looking for the paper I wrote it down on.-

- Beryl Pfizer

8 comments:

frumpunk said...

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
- Sir Francis Bacon

The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
- Shana Alexander

And my two favorites:

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
- Robert Benchley

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
- Benjamin Disraeli

G6 said...

Everyone has a phogotgraphic memory. Some don't have film.

The Babysitter said...

those were great!

Dina said...

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent.
-R.D. Lainge

I have tried if I could to reach that great resolution, to be honest without a thought of heaven or hell.
- Sir Thomas Browne

frumskeptic said...

punk- I like the second one :).
Thanx for sharing.

g6- like it. thanx :)

dina- the first one is funny :)! thanx :)

frumcollegegirl said...

"Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have you declared legally insane in order to gain control of your estate."
-woody allen

i will not engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed person"
-mark twain?

frumskeptic said...

fcg- that was mark twain :)

The Babysitter said...

Here's a good quote, perfect for your blog. lol

"I've learned.... That being kind is more important than being right."