Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
Updated: 8 hours 35 min ago
"Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity."
"Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either."
"The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us."
"There is no stigma attached to recognizing a bad decision in time to install a better one."
"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."
"Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life."
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one."
"A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days."
"We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners."
"You know what's interesting about Washington? It's the kind of place where second-guessing has become second nature."
"If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners."