Archive for the ‘– M’ Category

“My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; but, ah, my foes, and, oh, my friends It gives a lovely light.”
– Edna St. Vincent Millay

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”
– H. L. Mencken

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“That’s enough gadding about as ginger.”
– James May

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”
– Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

“The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.”
– Dudley Moore

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“There is no security in this life. There is only opportunity.”
–Douglas MacAurthur

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“When I was a boy and other boys were lying awake wondering how girls worked, I was lying awake thinking about the Triumph TR6. What’s wrong with that?”
– James May

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“We’re not snooty, stuck-up, malevolent, malignant creatures, as we’re so often portrayed. We’re actually kind of cool and hip.”
– Helen Mirren

Monday, June 7th, 2010

“I’m 47, how am I supposed to look.”
– Demi Moore

Monday, June 7th, 2010

“The journey we take with our artists and performers must surely include the hard truths of mortality, the fading of our powers. For the majority of Andrews audience, the pleasure was sharing a space with their icon, and being taken on a carefully constructed nostalgic journey in which her croaky singing would have added a bittersweet emotional tug to the encounter. Perhaps those angered at the vocal limitations of a 74-year-old woman are actually in a kind of denial, shocked to be confronted not just with evidence of their heroine’s mortality, but their own.”
– Neil McCormick

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

“Glib fluency in front of the camera might win over TV viewers, but it is not an indicator of a politician’s genuine stature.”
– Leo McKinstry

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

“PowerPoint makes us stupid.”
– Gen. James N. Mattis

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

“You are an apocalyptic dingleberry.”
– James May

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

“It was a whole personality shift for me. I wasn’t any longer attached to my performance and trying to control things. I could see that the really good things in life will happen if you just show up and share your natural enthusiasms with people.”
– Clark Martin

Monday, April 12th, 2010

“I do not prize the word ‘cheap.’ It is not a badge of honor. It is a symbol of despair. Cheap prices make for cheap goods; cheap goods make for cheap men; and cheap men make for a cheap country.”
– William McKinley

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”
– William Morris

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“A guitar in my house, accessible, is a semi-automatic weapon against the blues.”
– Thomas Moore

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn’t take it out of my garden.”
– Eric Morecambe

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“All we’re doing is passing our savings on to our client base.”
– Bernard Madoff

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“I’m going to send over my private stash of seeds for the White House vegetable garden.”
– Bill Maher

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.”
– James Monroe

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.”
– Montesquieu

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“How many ears does Spock have?
One left ear, one right ear, and the final front ear.”
– Jacob Morse

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“Those are my principles. If you don’t like them, I have others.”
– Groucho Marx

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“Me, I will always be a Number.”
– Patrick McGoohan

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.”
– Dudley Field Malone

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.”
– A. A. Milne

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat.”
– Jim McCay

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

“To finish first, you must first finish.”
– Rick Mears

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

“Movement is tranquility dear boy.”
– Stirling Moss

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

“Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act nonvirtuously, suffering results.”
– Sakyong Mipham

Monday, March 8th, 2010

“Don’t buy upgrades; ride up grades.”
– Eddy Merckx

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.”
– Madonna

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.”
– Madonna

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“I have a mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it.”
– Groucho Marx

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.”
– John Madden

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“Ideas come to torment us all at some stage, or at least they should do.”
– Inspector Morse

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“It is an old and ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way”
– Rollo May

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“The older I get the faster I was.”
– Maddjack

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“One of the worst things that can happen in life is to win a bet on a horse at an early age.”
– Danny McGoorty

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“Something else I’ve learned about Secretary Rice is she loves the cool Atlantic breezes here in Nova Scotia, and she left the window open last night.”
– Peter MacKay

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

“Questions are a burden to others; answers are a prison for oneself.”
- Patrick McGoohan

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

“I don’t compare ‘em, I just catch ‘em.”
- Willie Mays

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

“Time wounds all heels.” – Groucho Marx

Thursday, February 18th, 2010