Showing posts from July, 2009

Mark Twain

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.

Cyril Connolly

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.

Joseph Conrad

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Kenneth Tynan

A neurosis is a secret that you don’t know you are keeping.

Sir Julian Huxley

Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat.

Sir Winston Churchill

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

Ed Gardner

Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings.

Peter De Vries

Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.