Category: Quotes of the day

Barry LePatner

“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”

Russel Lynes

“Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.”

Chuck Reid

“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; In practice, there is.”

Barry Switzer

“Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.”

George Winters

“If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport.”

Marston Bates

“Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind.”

Roy Blount Jr.

“The last time somebody said, ‘I find I can write much better with a word processor.’, I replied, ‘They used to say the same thing …

Hector Berlioz

“Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.”

George Wallace

“Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we’ve been bombing over the years been complaining?”

David Friedman

“The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.”

Lord Brabazon

“I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go …

An English Professor

“I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top.”

Noelie Altito

“The shortest distance between two points is under construction.”

Robert Wilensky

“We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that …

Grabel’s Law

“2 is not equal to 3, not even for large values of 2.”

Jeffery F. Chamberlain

“In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything.”

Ashley Montague

“Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.”

Lichty and Wagner

“Oh, I don’t blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I’d be irresponsible, too.”

Lyle Alzado

“I don’t really trust a sane person.”

Peter York

“Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world.”

Evelle J. Younger

“An incompetent attorney can delay a trial for months or years. A competent attorney can delay one even longer.”

Joe Weinstein

“My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That’s almost $7.00 in dog money.”

Mogens Jallberg

“In democracy it’s your vote that counts; In feudalism it’s your count that votes.”

Maurice Sendak

“There must be more to life than having everything.”

W. L. George

“Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.”

William J. Broad

“The crux… is that the vast majority of the mass of the universe seems to be missing.”

Alan Woods

“Blame someone else and get on with your life.”

Mark Ardis

“A specification that will not fit on one page of 8.5×11 inch paper cannot be understood.”

Greek Proverb

“First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.”

Richard Diran

“I have a rock garden. Last week three of them died.”

Wendell Johnson

“Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.”