Notable Quotables

 

In No Apparent Order, For No Apparent Rhyme Or Reason

  •  Just because you do not take an interest in politics, doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. -Pericles
  • You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. -Leo Tolstoy
  • Everything he says sounds intelligent, but none of it makes any sense.
  • Those who would be kind when they should be cruel, will be cruel when they should be kind. -Talmud
  • We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. – Benjamin Franklin
  • Everything should be made,as simple as possible, but never simpler. – Albert Einstein
  • He was of  an age where he was not building up his resume, but beefing up his obituary.
  • A man like me should live a thousand years. – Zorba The Greek
  • If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.
  • Wives are pretty much all the same, so you might as well keep the first one.
  • If someone says they want to kill you, believe him.
  • Appeasement is feeding the crocodile hoping he will eat you last. – Winston Churchill
  • Sincerity is the toughest thing to fake.
  • Be yourself — everyone else is taken.
  • Golf is a perfectly good walk — spoiled . – Oscar Wilde
  • Sleep is the most important thing.
  • Greater than the march of armies, is an idea whose time has come. – Victor Hugo
  • All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. – Edmund Burke
  • There are 2 things,that are ever expanding — the universe and human stupidity. And I’m not sure about the universe. – Albert Einstein 
  • Kill enough of the enemy and their hearts and minds will follow.
  • Not to believe in God is a failure of imagination.
  • I’m  a non-practising atheist.
  • We can’t kill our way outa this, but that’s no reason not to make a good faith effort.
  • Better tongue in cheek than head up the arse.
  • My father used to say most people have to learn the hard way. He was an optimist.
  • When you’re rich, they say you’re funny, and you sing well too. – Yiddish proverb.
  • There are a million ways to be wrong, there’s usually only one way to be right.
  • No good deed goes unpunished. – Rudyard Kipling
  • If you can keep your wits about you, while all around you, people are losing theirs, perhaps you just don’t understand the gravity of the situation
  • Work your fingers to the bone, and all you get is bony fingers
  • Being on the Left means never having to say you’re sorry. – Dennis Prager
  • Black Lives Matter —- Support your local police. – Dennis Prager
  • If a street corner preacher ranted about the end of the world, you’d call him crazy, if an environmentalist does it, he’s a prophet.
  • I’ve told the truth, I didn’t come here to fool ya. And even though it all went wrong, I’ll stand before The Lord of song, with nothin’ on my tongue but halleluyah.-  Leonard Cohen
  • In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.- George Orwell
  • The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why. – Mark Twain
  • You only live twice, once when you are born, and once when you look death in the face. – Ian Fleming
  • Nothing focuses the mind like imminent death.
  • Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. – Will Rogers
  • Thomas Jefferson once said “a man’s religion is known not by his words, but by his behavior. ” In this regard , Islam is exceedingly well known.
  • Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees. -Emiliano Zapata
  • Every man dies, not every man really lives. -William Wallace
  • Everybody’s gonna die, some of us sooner than others.
  • He was a man who knew the price of everything, and the value of nothing. -Oscar Wilde
  • The past is never dead, it’s not even past. -William Faulkner
  • A man can convince anyone he’s somebody else, but never himself. -Keyser Soze
  • Then he showed those men of will what will really was. -Keyser Soze
  • The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. – Keyser Soze
  • Never confuse motion with action -Benjamin Franklin
  • Woe unto them that call evil good and good evil -Isaiah 5:20
  • As a man thinketh. so is he -Proverbs 23:7
  • People Sleep Peacefully in Their Beds at Night Only Because Rough Men Stand Ready to Do Violence on Their BehalfGeorge Orwell 

  • I’m like a phoenix. I rise from the ashes. -Bess Myerson
  • I used to drink to drown my sorrows but then discovered my sorrows could float.
  • Beware  the Devil in an Armani suit.
  • As a man ages , he can go down one of 2 paths, towards ever increasing doubt , or ever increasing certainty I damn sure know for a fact which way I’m goin’.
  • The more I get to know people, the more I like dogs.
  • The average dog is a whole lot nicer than the average person.
  • Most dogs make better people than most people do.
  • People will listen a whole lot more to what you say if you tell  ’em Benjamin Franklin said it.
  • If dogs don’t go to Heaven , then when I die, I wanna go where they went. –Will Rogers

 

 

 

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