Feb 25, 2004

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

Feb 24, 2004

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry. -- George Ade

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. -- Aristotle

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Feb 23, 2004

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. -- Mae West

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex. -- Aldous Huxley

Where facts are few, experts are many. -- Donald R. Gannon

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously. -- Nicholas Butler

Feb 17, 2004

I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts. -- Bethania McKenstry

What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens. -- Benjamin Disraeli

As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it. -- Dick Cavett

A person who trusts no one can't be trusted. -- Jerome Blattner

The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money. -- David Richerby

Feb 13, 2004

You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty. -- Sacha Guitry

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. -- Dorothy Nevill

Feb 12, 2004

A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing. -- Joey Adams

Feb 11, 2004

The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself. -- John Ciardi

There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity. -- Robertson Davies

Feb 10, 2004

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. -- Henry Kissinger

War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military. -- Georges Clemenceau

In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything. -- Jeffery F. Chamberlain

No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast. -- W. S. Gilbert

Art is science made clear. -- Jean Cocteau

Committee--a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done. -- Fred Allen

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. -- George Bernard Shaw

You can fool too many of the people too much of the time. -- James Thurber, New Yorker, Apr. 29, 1939 "The Owl who was God"

The idea of all-out nuclear war is unsettling. -- Walter Goodman

My favorite animal is steak. -- Fran Lebowitz

Feb 6, 2004

The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well. -- Joe Ancis

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The multitude of books is making us ignorant. -- Voltaire

Feb 5, 2004

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. -- Galileo Galilei

Feb 4, 2004

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment. -- Robert Benchley

Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. -- Scott Adams

Feb 2, 2004

Life is too important to take seriously. -- Corky Siegel

Leave it to a girl to take the fun out of sex discrimination. -- Bill Watterson, Calvin in "Calvin and Hobbes"

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. -- Carl Sandburg

The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth. -- Edith Sitwell