Showing posts from April, 2013

Mark Twain

Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.

Doris Day

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you’ll grow out of it.

Ron Nesen

Nobody believes the official spokesman… but everybody trusts an unidentified source.

Jerome K. Jerome

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Carl Sagan

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.

John H. Patterson

An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.


Time is that quality of nature which keeps events from happening all at once. Lately it doesn’t seem to be working.

Abraham Lincoln

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.

Robertson Davies

A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.

Harry S. Truman

I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.

Douglas Adams

He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.

William H. Mauldin

I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.