Ten Random Quotes
"I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol."
"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common."
"People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be 'consistent'."
"The negative cautions of science are never popular. If the experimentalist would not commit himself, the social philosopher, the preacher, and the pedagogue tried the harder to give a short-cut answer."
"When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run."
"This is called "the land of the free and the home of the brave"; it is called the "asylum of the oppressed," and some have been foolish enough to call it the "Cradle of Liberty." If it is the "Cradle of Liberty," they have rocked the child to death."
"I talk to my typewriter and that is what I've been working on for 40 years-how to write for talking."
"The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure."
"If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer."
"There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there."
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