Showing posts from October, 2009

Ellen DeGeneres

I’m a godmother, that’s a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that’s cute, I taught her that.

William G. McAdoo

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.

Josh Billings

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.

Anatole France

To be willing to die for an idea is to set a rather high price on conjecture.

Bette Midler

But enough of me. Let us talk about you. What do YOU think of me?

Mark Twain

Familiarity breeds contempt, and children.

Rebecca West

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.


Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level then beat you with experience.

Ginger Meggs

I can’t cook without a can opener.

Mignon McLaughlin

No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you’ll see why.


It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.


Some people have so much respect for their superiors that they have none left for themselves.

Jules Renard

Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.


A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Bill Watterson

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.

Bertrand Russell

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.

Mark Twain

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

George Bernard Shaw

If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.

Art Spander

The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid.

Lewis Thomas

The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.