Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose."
"I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland."
"It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried."
"Slap a mask on a drunk and you're going to have trouble. It's like having a live reenactment of anonymous forum comments."
"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive."
"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young."
"He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have."
"The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos."
"No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating."
"Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong."
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
"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."
"I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it."
"In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri."