Random Quotations

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A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.
H. Mathews
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose... it'll be much harder to detect.
George Carlin (1937 - 2008)
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we open and shut our eyes!
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
W. H. Auden (1907 - 1973)
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
Matt Groening (1954 - ), "Life in Hell"
All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.
I know nothing about sex because I was always married.
Zsa Zsa Gabor (1919 - )
Give not over thy soul to sorrow; and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.
Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
Wally Lamb
You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)
It's so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn't it?
L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903)
You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Parents are never as bad as kids think they are.
Matt Witten, House M.D., Cursed, 2004
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Television a medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.
Ernie Kovacs
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Abba Eban (1915 - 2002)
Not by wrath does one kill, but by laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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