Showing posts from January, 2012

George Bernard Shaw

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.

Oscar Wilde

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Laurence J. Peter

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.


If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had.

Doris Egan

Rational arguments don’t usually work on religious people. Otherwise, there wouldn’t be religious people.

Donald R. Gannon

Where facts are few, experts are many.

Quentin Crisp

Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.

Seth Hoffman

Rules are just helpful guidelines for stupid people who can’t make up their own minds.

Samuel Goldwyn

Spare no expense to save money on this one.

Ginger Meggs

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone somewhere may be happy.

Fran Lebowitz

Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.

Bertrand Russell

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.