Showing posts from August, 2009

William Safire

Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don’t know and I don’t care.

Anatole France

If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

Orson Scott Card

It’s called civilization. Women invented it, and every time you men blow it all to bits, we just invent it again.

Russell P. Askue

If living conditions don’t stop improving in this country, we’re going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men.

Leslie Nielson

Doing nothing is very hard to do … you never know when you’re finished.

Robertson Davies

There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.


He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.

Jeph Jacques

There are two ways to pass a hurdle: leaping over or plowing through… There needs to be a monster truck option.

Emo Phillips

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.

Bill Clinton

When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web…. Now even my cat has its own page.

Victor Hugo

There is in every village a torch - the teacher: and an extinguisher - the clergyman.

Bertrand Russell

The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy - I mean that if you are happy you will be good.

Jef Mallett

An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it.

Marilyn Monroe

I don’t mind being in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.

Miss Piggy

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.


A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.