Showing posts from November, 2008

Joe Martin

The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there’s no law against wacking them around a little.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one.

Charles McCabe

Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art.


I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

Casey Stengel

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.

Albert Camus

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

Gustave Flaubert

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.


Only the dead have seen the end of war.

Bill Vaughan

We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong.

Evan Esar

Conscience is what makes a boy tell his mother before his sister does.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.

Tallulah Bankhead

Here’s a rule I recommend: Never practice two vices at once.

Clement Atlee

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.

Hubert H.Humphrey

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.


Never judge a book by its movie.

Norman Mailer

Any war that requires the suspension of reason as a necessity for support is a bad war.