Showing posts from November, 2013

Will Durst

I hate the outdoors. To me the outdoors is where the car is.

G. K. Chesterton

By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece.

Thomas Sowell

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth—anonymously and posthumously.

Robert Anthony

Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable than risk being happy.

Dame Edith Sitwell

I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.

Samuel Butler

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

Alfred Toynbee

America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.

Douglas Adams

The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.

Robert Heinlein

Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.