Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy - I mean that if you are happy you will be good."
"Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it."
"The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass."
"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought."
"Nothing is more characteristic of a man than the mann in which he behaves toward fools."
"That's the trouble with a politician's life-somebody is always interrupting it with an election."
"In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office."
"He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it."
"The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time."
"Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder."
"I hope that when I die, people say about me, 'Boy, that guy sure owed me a lot of money.'"
"Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down."
"Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love."
"It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste."
"There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth."
"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."