Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Famous Quotes

"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."
- Henry Ford (1863-1947)

"Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed."
- George Burns (1896-1996)

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

"Try to learn something about everything and everything about something."
- Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895)

"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
- Plato (427-347 B.C.)

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
- H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

"If you are going through hell, keep going."
- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

"He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death."
- H. H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
- Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)

"Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth."
- Sherlock Holmes (by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1859-1930)

"A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship."
- John D. Rockefeller (1874-1960)

"Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down."
- Jimmy Durante

"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
- Isaac Asimov

"Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."
- Auric Goldfinger, in "Goldfinger" by Ian L. Fleming (1908-1964)

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."
- Jimi Hendrix

"The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it's their fault."
- Henry Kissinger (1923-)

"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough."
- Mario Andretti

"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
- John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it."
- Moses Hadas (1900-1966)

"In the end, everything is a gag."
- Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)

"Behind every great fortune there is a crime."
- Honore de Balzac (1799-1850)

"Few things are harder to put up with than a good example."
- Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone."
- Al Capone (1899-1947)

"The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting."
- Gloria Leonard

"And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him."
- Revelations 6:8

"Opportunities multiply as they are seized."
- Sun Tzu

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."
- Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

"Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity."
- Irving Kristol

"Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something."
- last words of Pancho Villa (1877-1923)

"The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense."
- Tom Clancy
"There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it."
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo."
- H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

"a single blow must destroy the enemy...without regard of losses...a gigantic all-destroying blow..............." Adolf Hitler,

It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction. —Mikhail S. Gorbachev

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