Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist."
"Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House?"
"Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise."
"No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous."
"There's always somebody who is paid too much, and taxed too little - and it's always somebody else."
"Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful."
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
"A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done."
"The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."
"For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn--much."
"I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."
"Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special."
"I think that I shall never see / a billboard lovely as a tree. / Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, / I'll never see a tree at all."