Sunday, 25 November 2012

Let Me Try to Evade You

Before I put another notch in my lipstick case, you better make sure you put me in my place. ~ Pat Benatar #quote

Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us. ~ Paul Theroux #quote

Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing. ~ Paul Theroux #quote

Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason. ~ Ovid #quote

Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus. ~ Ozzy Osbourne #quote

A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing. ~ Pearl Bailey #quote

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle. ~ Lewis Carroll #quote

A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace. ~ Ovid #quote

She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it). ~ Lewis Carroll #quote

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers. ~ Nikita Khrushchev #quote

Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. ~ Lewis Carroll #quote

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn. ~ Philip Massinger #quote

I start with the joke line and write backward. ~ Nipsey Russell #quote

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one. ~ Nikolai Berdyaev #quote

Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived. ~ Isaac Asimov #quote

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

It is not wise to be wiser than is necessary. ~ Philippe Quinault #quote

There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine. ~ P.G. Wodehouse #quote

The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool. ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman #quote

Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren't present. ~ P.J. O'Rourke #quote

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. ~ Plato #quote

He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say "when!" ~ P.G. Wodehouse #quote

Man - a being in search of meaning. ~ Plato #quote
Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be. ~ Princess Diana #quote

The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day. ~ Norman Douglas #quote

Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress? ~ Prince Charles #quote

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics. ~ Plutarch #quote

Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves. ~ Queen Victoria #quote

Earnestness is stupidity sent to college. ~ P.J. O'Rourke #quote

We're all pilgrims on the same journey - but some pilgrims have better road maps. ~ Nelson DeMille #quote

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. ~ L. Frank Baum #quote

When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place. ~ Pearl S. Buck #quote

All that I am, I am because of my mind. ~ Paavo Nurmi #quote

I didn't think blue collar necessarily meant ugly. ~ Pete Kendall #quote

Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. ~ Pericles #quote

Every crowd has a silver lining. ~ P.T. Barnum #quote

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley #quote

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. ~ Norman Douglas #quote

Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley #quote

Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly. ~ P.J. O'Rourke #quote

That's a good question. Let me try to evade you. ~ Paul Tsongas #quote

The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin's bullet. Or it can be the lotion of the heart. ~ Norman Parkinson #quote