Saturday, 25 January 2014

I Have Not Told Half




At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly. ~ Mason Cooley #quote

Children now expect their parents to audition for approval. ~ Mason Cooley #quote

I love you is the inscription on Pandora's box. ~ Mason Cooley #quote

There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair. ~ John Bunyan #quote




I've gradually risen from lower-class background to lower-class foreground. ~ Marvin Cohen #quote

Love is like wine. To sip is fine, but to empty the bottle is a headache. ~ Julio Iglesias #quote

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am. ~ John Burroughs #quote

All leaders share something in common. They feel they are the only ones who can do the job. ~ Julie Nixon Eisenhower #quote



Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18. ~ Jim Bishop #quote

Which death is preferably to every other?  "The unexpected". ~ Julius Caesar #quote

A woman is as young as her knees. ~ Mary Quant #quote



Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret. ~ Marlene Dietrich #quote

A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~ John Burroughs #quote

As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can. ~ Julius Caesar #quote





One of the best things about paintings is their silence - which prompts reflection and random reverie. ~ Mark Stevens #quote

A second reason why science cannot replace judgement is the behavior of financial markets. ~ Martin Feldstein #quote

There is no great writing, only great rewriting. ~ Justice Brandeis #quote

For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity. ~ Jean Dubuffet #quote


Literature is a state of culture, poetry is a state of grace, before and after culture. ~ Juan Ramon Jimenez #quote

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying. ~ Martin Luther #quote

Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos. ~ Joyce Grenfell #quote

Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all. ~ Martin Goldsmith #quote


How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child. ~ Judy Garland #quote

Men are never so good or so bad as their opinions. ~ James Mackintosh #quote

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. #quote

There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing. ~ John Cage #quote

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another. ~ James MacGregor Burns #quote

Facts do not speak. ~ Jules H. Poincare #quote

A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more than a thousand men with guns. ~ Mario Puzo #quote

Geometry is not true, it is advantageous. ~ Jules H. Poincare #quote

The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation. ~ John Cage #quote





The only paradise is paradise lost. ~ Marcel Proust #quote

It's a free country and I can keep my mouth shut whenever I want. ~ James Van Der Beek #quote

It's good to shut up sometimes. ~ Marcel Marceau #quote

For my next trick I will make everyone understand me. ~ Marc Maron #quote


The politician's promises of yesterday are the taxes of today. ~ Mackenzie King #quote

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. ~ Jim Carrey #quote

He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder. ~ M.C. Escher #quote

I have not told half of what I saw. ~ Marco Polo #quote

There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea. ~ Joseph Conrad #quote