Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting."
"Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune."
"The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor."
"Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on."
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."
"I don't have a bank account, because I don't know my mother's maiden name."
"The United States Congress, like a lot of rich people, lives in two houses."
"To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser."
"Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever."
"Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong."
"Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak."
"Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution."
"Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money."