Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
Updated: 9 hours 34 min ago
"The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility."
"The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution."
"A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling."
"Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away."
"About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends."
"Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother's tasted better the day before."
"It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help."
"That is the greatest fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful."
"Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you."
"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion."
"It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time."
"We always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire."
"Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways."
"Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
"Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four."
"If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion."