Random Quotations

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A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose.
Samuel McChord Crothers
The future will be better tomorrow.
Dan Quayle (1947 - )
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)
Never rely on the glory of the morning nor the smiles of your mother-in-law.
Japanese Proverb
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin (1914 - )
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)
When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
H. G. Wells (1866 - 1946), The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman (1914)
I have given two cousins to war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.
Artemus Ward (1834 - 1867)
Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe.
Jackie Mason (1934 - )
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
I shut my eyes in order to see.
Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)
I was not a child prodigy, because a child prodigy is a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
A. A. Milne (1882 - 1956)
There is only one you... Don't you dare change just because you're outnumbered!
Charles Swindoll
I suppose no matter what I'm drawing, there will always be some sort of question in my mind about it. A work of art (even cartoon art)is never really finished; it is abandoned.
Brooke McEldowney, Pibgorn commentary, 03-31-05
True humor is fun - it does not put down, kid, or mock. It makes people feel wonderful, not separate, different, and cut off. True humor has beneath it the understanding that we are all in this together.
Hugh Prather
To play it safe is not to play.
Robert Altman (1925 - 2007)
There's always one who loves and one who lets himself be loved.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), 'Of Human Bondage', 1915
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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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