Archive for the ‘quotes’ Category

‎”The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.”
– George Bernard Shaw

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

“The beguiling, bewitching, beautiful E-Type Jag.”
– Jeremy Clarkson

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.”
– Steve Jobs

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

“There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.”
– Sir Francis Bacon

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

“The leap (into politics) isn’t too far fetched since both actors and politicians need a ‘narcissistic personality’ to succeed.”
– Kelsey Grammer

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

“I only exaggerate enough to compensate for being taken with a grain of salt.”
– Raspy

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

I wanted an electric train for Christmas, but he (Dad) got me a saxophone. I flipped out.”
– Clarence Clemons

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

“I do or die, but I never cancel out.”
– Pat Nixon

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

“What makes Britain so hard to love is this term ‘good taste’. When what they mean is ‘my taste’.”
– Stephen Pound

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.”
- Sun Tzu

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

“Scoop the midrange!”
– Karl Allweier

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

“Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber”
– Plato

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

“When I first heard Elvis’s voice I just knew that I wasn’t going to work for anybody, and nobody was going to be my boss.”
– Bob Dylan

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

“You can’t be a critic by simply being a griper. One has also to search out the examples of good work.”
– Wendell Berry

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

“It is awfully easy to become content with a level below what one is actually capable of.”
- Carl Peter

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“When you think of your enemies, remember who made them.”
- Red Skelton

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“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

“I wouldn’t be wearing flip-flops. I don’t like it. I don’t think that is what the president is supposed to be representing.”
– Donald Trump

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“just broke my headstock on my sg like 5 mins ago and u can bet ur ass im pissed, sad, confused, and crying right now……God im pissed off!”
– zezimaownzrof

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Be careful who you choose as your guide to Hell.”
– Dante

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Eschew Miserablism”
– Peter Carbonara

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Genius is burdened with self doubt & second guessing, while stupidity is always positive of itself.”
- Unknown

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Only those who risk going too far can ever possibly find out how far one can go.”
- T S Eliot

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Friends! trust not the heart of that man for whom old clothes are not venerable.”
– Thomas Carlyle

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“we’re all bozos on the bus, so might as well sit back and enjoy the ride.”
– Wavy Gravy

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“you aren’t what you eat – you are what you don’t poop.”
– Wavy Gravy

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“What a rush it was to plunge into the bin of official decision and cast a ballot in favor of FUN.”
– Wavy Gravy

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Sure, I could of done it different… put my clown in a closet and dressed up in straight clothing. I could of compromised my essence, and swallowed my soul.”
– Wavy Gravy

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Hell is other people”
– Jean Paul Sartre

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Some people think you need to suffer to play the blues. I just like the sound of it.”
– Jimi Hendrix

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Males are quite charming when they’re stupid, focused and oblivious to the world.”
– Andy Wilman

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”
- Leonardo da Vinci

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”
– WInston Churchill

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“I love the sense of camaraderie when an entire line of cars team up to prevent a jerk from cutting in at the front!”
– Jean Flood

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“You’re overwhelming me with logic.”
– Joe Deangelis

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“If you stay up, you get the songs that everyone else misses because they’re asleep.”
– Keith Richards

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“The road to “hell yeah” is paved with ass fault.”
– Andy Caploe

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“I don’t lie awake at night attempting to reconcile my inner ‘sportiness’”
– Steve Wakefield

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“I’m just waiting for them to invent something more interesting. I’m all ready to road test it.”
– Keith Richards

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“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

“He’s lost his Bovril”
– Jeremy Clarkson

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“I like paying taxes: with them I buy civilization.”
– Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“If you have to argue your science by using fraud, your science is not valid”
– Professor Ian Plimer

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“I am utterly looking forward to spending my summer in close proximity to you, and I will provide you with much ale”
– Oz Clarke

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“Cigarettes and whiskey and wild, wild women, they’ll drive you crazy, they’ll drive you in-sane.”
– Red Bogart

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.”
- Bruce Lee

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“It’s a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one’s safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.”
– Alan B. Shepherd

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“There’s nothing so small or insignificant that it can’t be turned into a major project.”
-S. J. LaPaugh

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“I have affixed to me the dust and dirt of countless ages…who am I to disturb history?”
– Pig-Pen

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.”
– Dick Cavett

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

“…. with the intellectual agility of a small soap dish.”
– Jeremy Beer

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.”
– Mario Andretti

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

“Any car which holds together for a whole race is too heavy.”
– Colin Chapman

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

“Only dead fish go with the flow.”
– Sarah Palin

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

“it is nice to be important, but it is more important to be nice.”
– Bozo the Clown

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

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

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

“Shoot the gap! Shoot the gap!”
– VW ad

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

“It’s not snobbery, It’s breeding.”
– Steve Rule

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

“Music is much too important to leave to the professionals.”
– Pete Seeger

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

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

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

“Everything popular is wrong.”
– Oscar Wilde

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Q. What does DNA stand for?
A. National Dyslexics Association

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“When you breathe, you inspire, and when you do not breathe, you expire.”
– Confucius

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“People say fish is good for a diet. But fish should never be cooked in butter. Fish should be cooked in its natural oils – Texaco, Mobil, Exxon ….”
– Rodney Dangerfield

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.”
– Jerry Seinfeld

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.”
– A. J. Liebling

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Problems are the price of progress. Don’t bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.”
– Charles F. Kettering

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“I once went out with this wild girl. She made French toast and got her tongue caught in the toaster.”
– Rodney Dangerfield

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis.”
– Dalai Lama

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”
– Dalai Lama

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Great ideology creates great times.”
– Kim Jong Il

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“It’s got fuel injection all over the place.”
– Tom Bauer

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.”
– Mark Twain

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Most people have some sort of religion—at least they know which church they’re staying away from.”
– John Erskine

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“I was just on pure rainbow power.”
– Paul Vasquez

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.”
– Will Rogers

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.”
– Will Rogers

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”
– Will Rogers

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.”
– Will Rogers

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“There is nothing so inefficient as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.”
– Anon

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – the producers and consumers themselves.”
– Herbert Hoover

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.”
– Paul Gauguin

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.”
– C. Northcote Parkinson

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Never complain and never explain.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

Friday, July 30th, 2010

“Sadly we don’t speak bird.”
– Kurt Cobain

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true and also fierce you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her.”
– Winston Churchill

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“One must regard the hyphen as a blemish to be avoided whenever possible.”
– Winston Churchill

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“The real traditions of the British Navy are rum, buggery and the lash.”
– Winston Churchill

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“We had too many people that were working to save the world.”
– Tony Hayward

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.”
– Russell Baker

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“It seems to be a law in American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic.”
– Russell Baker

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going,
but I’m on my way.”
–Carl Sandburg

Sunday, June 20th, 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

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
–Albert Einstein

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.”
–Henry Ford

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“We’re not happy until you’re not happy.”
– Grumpy’s Garage

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“Adding power makes you faster on the straights. Subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere.”
– Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

“Simplicate, then add lightness.”
– Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman

Sunday, June 20th, 2010