Famous Quotes

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. -Abba Eban

How many legs does a dog have - if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg. -Abraham Lincoln

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. -Albert Einstein

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. -Ellen Parr

Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege. -Unknown

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it’s only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it’s two hours. That’s relativity. -Albert Einstein

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them. -Alfred Adler

Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. -Ambrose Bierce

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. -Arthur Schopenhauer

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. -Barry LePatner

What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone? -Bertolt Brecht

Some people make things happen, some people watch things happen, and some ask what happened. -Casey Stengel

If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning. -Catherine Aird

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. -Albert Einstein

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. -Charles Wadsworth

One dog barks at something. And a hundred dogs bark at the sound. -Chinese Proverb

A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members. -David Cobitz

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. -Dudley Moore

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. -Franklin P. Jones

Are people more violently opposed to fur rather than leather because its much easier to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs? -George Carlin

My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. -Henny Youngman

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other. -Jascha Heifetz

If it weren’t for my lawyer, I’d still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging. -Joe Martin

The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. -John Kenneth Galbraith

What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. -Lily Tomlin

If everything’s under control, you’re going too slow. -Mario Andretti

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. -Mark Twain

I’ve gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her. -New York City detective

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. -Oscar Wilde

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet. -Saint Augustine

Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped. -Sam Levenson

I have such a high regard for the truth that I use it sparingly. -Timothy Connor

Tell a man there are 300 Billion stars in the universe and he’ll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he’ll have to touch to be sure. -Unknown Author

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. -William Blake

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. -Winston Churchill

Never believe anything until it has been officially denied. -Claud Cockburn

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. -Albert Einstein

If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake. -Frank Wilczek

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. -John Wooden

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