Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
Updated: 10 hours 14 min ago
"It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem."
"I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me."
"The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces."
"Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others."
"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater."
"I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him."
"Beware of no man more than yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us."
"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward."
"Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to know better."
"The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money."
"Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it."
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."
"Sometimes when you look in his eyes you get the feeling that someone else is driving."
"At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies."
"All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else."
"Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it."