Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising."
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter."
"The only thing that scares me more than space aliens is the idea that there aren't any space aliens. We can't be the best that creation has to offer. I pray we're not all there is. If so, we're in big trouble."
"I don't like composers who think. It gets in the way of their plagiarism."
"Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes."
"The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor."
"Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic."
"Anybody who has doubts about the ingenuity or the resourcefulness of a plumber never got a bill from one."
"It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear."
"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."
"Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes."
"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works."