Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
Updated: 10 hours 46 min ago
"Computer games don't affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music."
"Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd."
"If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done."
"If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody."
"In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better."
"Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers."
"Do I contradict myself?/ Very well then I contradict myself,/ (I am large, I contain multitudes.)"
"He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace."
"If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age."
"Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home."
"Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time... The wait is simply too long."
"The two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant, and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change."
"Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder."
"It is always the best policy to speak the truth--unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar."
"I don't like composers who think. It gets in the way of their plagiarism."
"I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it."
"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones."