Saturday, April 29, 2017

Quote of the Day

Love is a grave mental disease.
- Plato

Friday, April 28, 2017

Quote of the Day

In order to become the master the politician poses as the servant.
- Charles de Gaulle

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Quote of the Day

Come mothers and fathers
Throughout the land
And don’t criticize
What you can’t understand
Your sons and your daughters
Are beyond your command
Your old road is rapidly agin’.
Please get out of the new ones
If you can’t lend your hand
For the times they are a-changin’.
- Bob Dylan, from “The Times they are a-changin’”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Quote of the Day

To lose one parent may be regarded as misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
- Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Quote of the Day

Those who do not depend on luck have less bad luck.
- Yiddish Proverb

Monday, April 24, 2017

Quote of the Day

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
- Voltaire

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Quote of the Day

There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a "hottest part" implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell comfortably cool. This is obviously impossible.
- Richard Davisson

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Quote of the Day

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.
- Learned Hand

Friday, April 21, 2017

Quote of the Day

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not Guilty".
- Theodore Roosevelt

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Quote of the Day

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
- Robert Frost

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Quote of the Day

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
- Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Quote of the Day

The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.
- Douglas Adams

Monday, April 17, 2017

Quote of the Day

"Do you know what smoking does to you? It stunts your growth, it yellows your teeth and blackens your lungs. Is that what you want? To be a yellow toothed midget with lung cancer?"
- Chevy Chase in "Cops and Robbersons"

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Quote of the Day

What has not been examined impartially has not been well examined. Skepticism is therefore the first step toward truth.
- Denis Diderot

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Quote of the Day

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
- Charles de Gaulle

Friday, April 14, 2017

Quote of the Day

Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes.
- John Donne

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Quote of the Day

He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
- Thomas Paine

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Quote of the Day

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.
- Robert Frost

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Quote of the Day

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among rocks.
- Charlotte Bronte

Monday, April 10, 2017

Quote of the Day

Television: chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Quote of the Day

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse,"
- Marlon Brando, "The Godfather"

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Quote of the Day

Clark Griswold: Eddie, don’t you know you’re bad luck?
Cousin Eddie: Those were my mother’s dying words. But I guess if your body’s covered in third degree burns, and your foot’s caught in a bear trap, you tend to start talkin’ crazy.
- Chevy Chase and Randy Quaid in "Vegas Vacation"

Friday, April 7, 2017

Quote of the Day

"You didn't want a blowjob so the least I could do is get you a tie."
- Mira Sorvino in "Mighty Aphrodite"

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Quote of the Day

Win one for the Gipper!
- Ronald Reagan in the movie "Knut Rockne"

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Quote of the Day

"You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig."
- Clint Eastwood in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Quote of the Day

Chico: Right now I'd do anything for money. I'd kill somebody for money. I'd kill you for money.
[Harpo looks dejected.]
Chico: Ha ha ha. Ah, no. You're my friend. I'd kill you for nothing.
[Harpo smiles.]
- Marx Brothers, "The Cocoanuts" (1929)

Monday, April 3, 2017

Quote of the Day

"I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
- Robert Duval in "Apocalypse Now"

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Quote of the Day

It's been suggested that if the supernaturalists really had the powers they claim, they'd win the lottery every week. I prefer to point out that they could also win a Nobel Prize for discovering fundamental physical forces hitherto unknown to science. Either way, why are they wasting their talents doing party turns on television?
- Richard Dawkins

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Quote of the Day

I never forget a face, but in your case, I'll make an exception.
- Groucho Marx

Friday, March 31, 2017

Quote of the Day

I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial.
- Irvin S. Cobb

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Quote of the Day

He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the
dictionary.
- William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)