Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which."
"I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time."
"The follies which a man regrets most, in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity."
"You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone."
"I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world."
"In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them."
"Given a choice between two theories, take the one which is funnier."
"Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story, and at any point during the story I could stop, and ask, Now do you want the hero to be kidnapped, or not? But that would, of course, have ruined the story. Part of the experience of being entertained is sitting back and plugging into someone else's vision."
"That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another...."
"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it."
"There is an evil tendency underlying all our technology - the tendency to do what is reasonable even when it isn't any good."
"Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others."
"I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph."