Showing posts from June, 2008

Herbert Hoover

About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.


Efficiency is intelligent laziness.

Al Capone

You get a lot more done with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word alone.

Oscar Wilde

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Emerson Pugh

If the human mind was simple enough to understand, we’d be too simple to understand it.


Men who treat women as helpless and charming playthings deserve women who treat men as delightful and generous bank accounts.

Le Rouchefoucauld

An old man gives good advice in order to console himself that he can no longer set a bad example.

Anton Chekov

Love, friendship and respect do not unite a people as much as hatred for a common thing.

Margaret Thatcher

In politics, if you want something said, ask a man, if you want something done, ask a woman.

George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man insists on changing the world to suit him. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

Abba Eban

History teaches us that men and nations live wisely, once they have exhausted all other options.


People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster

Aldous Huxley

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.

Robert Frost

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Anthony Burgess

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

George F.Will

The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.