Thursday, May 12, 2005

I've been collecting quotations recently. One of my favourites is:
"Quantity has a quality all of its own."
- Joseph Stalin when describing his Red Army's chances against the German military machine.

I like to use it in everyday life.

My cab driver yesterday gave me another one...
"To women kindness means weakness" - Ronnie

Here are some more of the ones I like:

"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo." - H. G. Wells

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." - Galileo Galilei

"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is." - Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship." - Sharon Stone

"If you are going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill

"I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"Black holes are where God divided by zero." - Steven Wright

"There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life." - Frank Zappa

"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite." - Sir Winston Churchill

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." - Albert Einstein

"No one can earn a million dollars honestly." - William Jennings Bryan

"In the end, everything is a gag." - Charlie Chaplin

"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his." - General George Patton

"I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to." - Elvis Presley

"Vote early and vote often." - Al Capone

"Hell is other people." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers." - T. S. Eliot

"Woman was God's second mistake." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies." - Voltaire on his deathbed in response to a priest asking that he renounce Satan.

"A witty saying proves nothing." - Voltaire

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