Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Random Quotes & Random Things

The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. ~ George Eliot #quote

Nothing is really so very frightening when everything is so very dangerous ~ Gertrude Stein #quote

If slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian. ~ Linda McCartney #quote

Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies. ~ Thomas Jefferson #quote

There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot. ~ Steven Wright #quote

What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary. ~ Mark Twain #quote

You don’t hit a man on the head when you’ve got your fingers between his teeth. ~ African #Proverb

"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." ~ Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science in 1949 #quote

"Pepsi brings your ancestors back from the grave." ~ Ad slogan "Pepsi Comes Alive" as originally translated into Chinese #quote

If necessity is the mother of invention, conflict is its father. ~ Kenneth Kaye #quote

It takes 46 muscles to frown but only 4 to flip 'em the bird. ~ Prairie Home Companion #quote

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do on a rainy afternoon. ~ Susan Ertz #quote


 "Is there a number higher than infinity?"  "Oh yes ~ infinity plus shipping and handling" ~ Johnny Carson (The Tonight Show) #linesfromTV

Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion ~ Robertson Davies #quote

You'll never get rid of a bad temper by losing it! ~ The Half-Wit and Wisdom of Alfred E. Neuman #quote

Next week there can't be any crisis. My schedule is full already. ~ Henry A. Kissinger #quote


Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you. ~ C. Coolidge #quote

Everyone has issues except me - I have a damn subscription. ~ J.D. Ives #quote

A man that has never lied to a woman has no respect for her feelings. ~ Woody Allen #quote

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust #quote

No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy. ~ Henry Kissinger #quote

Nobody who can read is ever successful at cleaning out the attic. ~ Franklin P. Jones #quote

I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution. ~ Wernher von Braun #quote

The only difference between a RUT and a grave is how deep, how wide and how long you are in it.  ~ Charles Garfield #quote

The world is not only queerer than we imagine – it is queerer than we can imagine. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

The role of the press is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. ~ Edward Willis Scripps #quote

We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. ~ John W. Gardner #quote

Just because something has always been done in a certain way is never a sufficient reason for continuing to do it that way. ~ C. Birdseye #quote

In order to make a difference, you must first be able to tell the difference. ~ Stuart Heller #quote

I'm immortal... so far.  ~ Earle Robinson #quote

Look for the ridiculous in everything and you will find it. ~ Jules Renard #quote

The important thing is not to stop questioning. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. ~ Frank Zappa #quote

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational. ~ A. N. Wilson #quote

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction. ~ Picasso #quote

There is more to life than increasing its speed. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote


If you can't find something to live for. You best find something to die for. ~ Tupac #quote

Only in the darkness can you see the stars. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr #quote

It is better to break one's heart than to do nothing with it. ~ Margaret Kennedy #quote

Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything. ~ Josef Stalin #quote

A man said to the Universe, 'Sir! I exist!'   'However,' replied the universe, 'The fact has not created in me a sense of obligation ~ S. Crane #quote