Quotes of the Day
Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page
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"Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance."
"Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields."
"When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home."
"Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer."
"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."