Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
Updated: 2 hours 16 min ago
"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."
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
"A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."
"I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life."
"All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things."
"When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him."
"Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite."
"I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago."
"Nothing like a lot of exercise to make you realize you'd rather be lazy and dead sooner."
"Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born."
"What a pity, when Christopher Colombus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it."