The most poignant quotes
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from
Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life.
Gravity is a myth, the Earth sucks.
I'm not saying my wife's a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer. - Bob Monkhouse
If the minimum wasn't acceptable it wouldn't be called the minimum. - George Muncaster
Americans always do the right thing, after exhausting all other alternatives. - Winston Churchill
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. - Clive Staples Lewis
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. - Bill Vaughan
A conclusion is simply the place where you got tired of thinking.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost
There is nothing in the world that can give man a sense of the
infinite like human stupidity. - Unknown
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
Baby: A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic. - Unknown
A day without sunshine is like night.
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
A Committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. - Erma Bombeck
A baby sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers.
The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
- Noelie Altito
My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil
- Paul Getty
My mother buried three husbands, and two of them were just napping. - Rita Rudner
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool. - Edgar Watson Howe
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. - Robert A. Heinlein
Support bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.
A horse may be coaxed to drink, but a pencil must be lead.
- Stan Laurel
I was so poor growing up, if I wasn't a boy I'd have nothing to play with. - Rodney Dangerfield