Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists."
"To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level."
"The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any."
"People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it."
"Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others."
"I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back."
"To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it."
"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle."
"We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us."
"I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts."
"Late to bed and late to wake will keep you long on money and short on mistakes."
"Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men."
"Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority."
"Censorship, like charity, should begin at home; but, unlike charity, it should end there."
"The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes."
"The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else."
"Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster."
"There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened."