Random Quotes

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant. ~Author Unknown

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ~Albert Einstein

An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life. ~Author Unknown

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. ~Mark Twain

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. ~Oscar Wilde

No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session. ~Author Unknown

Vegetarian – that’s an old Indian word meaning “lousy hunter.” ~Andy Rooney

Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. ~Sinclair Lewis

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. ~Norman Douglas

Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses. ~Author Unknown

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee — that will do them in. ~Bradley’s Bromide

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question. ~Albert Camus

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. ~Mark Twain

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. ~Voltaire

Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable. ~Martin Luther

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~Thomas A. Edison

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. ~Mark Twain

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. ~Author Unknown

When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. ~Thomas Paine

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. ~Douglas Adams

Toothless, impotent Christianity is a gold mine for statism: It keeps men’s attention focused on the clouds while the State picks their pockets and steals their children. ~David Chilton

The true artist must be willing to study the past and work at an idea until it has been perfected for modern application. It is only tawdry clothes that have no background. Dresses correctly designed usually have their origin in old-time costumes, echoing back to a line, a silhouette, or a form of decoration that was in sufficiently good taste many years ago to be recalled for present designs. The wise designer observes closely all well-made, well-designed clothes, whether old or new, studying them as an art student would study a picture, namely, for effect, treatment and result. ~1924 Woman’s Institute

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

…feminism is Satan’s sweetheart. ~ Dr. Arthur Belanger

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love. ~ Thomas C. Haliburton

To all those who lead monotonous lives in the hope that they may experience at second hand the delights and dangers of adventure. ~ Agatha Christie (Dedication in Secret Adversary)

So grateful unto me is thy commandment,

to obey, if t’were already done, were late;

No farther need’st thou ope to me thy wish.

~ The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri


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