Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Random Wednesday Thoughts-

"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything." -Charles Kuralt

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

"If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -that will do them in." -anonymous

"Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation." -Howard Scott

"Stoop and you'll be stepped on; stand tall and you'll be shot at." -Carlos A. Urbizo

"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time." -Jameas Thurber

"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example." -Mark Twain

"Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read." -Frank Zappa

"Nobody can be exactly like me. Even I have trouble doing it." -Tallulah Bankhead

"You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun." -Al Capone

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

"Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong." -Oscar Wilde

"Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking." -H.L. Mencken

"The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made." -Jean Giraudoux

"Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us." -Bill Watterson

"Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others." -Ambrose Bierce

"When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty." -Norm Corbsy

"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow." -anonymous

"Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings." -George Will


Mrs. Chili said...

"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time." -James Thurber

And this, I think, is 99% of our problem as a society...

Phoebe Fay said...

I can't help but notice that the kitty up top has the exact same facial expression as Sgt. Sterno. I'm detecting a pattern here.

here today, gone tomorrow said...

They're funny because they are true!

Malach the Merciless said...

Sometime you drink milk, sometimes milk drinks you.

Mike said...

"Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong."

I do love Oscar's logic.

Hungry Mother said...

Not everything worth doing is worth doing well.

Malicious Intent said...

I am particularly found of the last two. The last especially as there had been nothing but football on all day.

Cissy Strutt said...

If they can put one man on the moon, why not all of them?

(I can't give the attribution, I'm afraid. Perhaps it was a greeting card.)