Friday, July 15, 2005

Miscellaneous Quotes

For one man, the truth would be as painful as his anal cysts.

From Troutman

96.37% of all statistics are made up. - Kevin D. Quitt

History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark. - Lord John Whorfin

The wise man never argues with the fool; casual observers may not be able to tell which is which.

If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable. - John Kennedy

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.

An ounce of pretention is worth a pound of manure.

A good idea doesn't care who has it, and neither should you.

I'm not cynical - just experienced.

Democracy is the worst possible political system, except for all the others.

You can lie with statistics, but not to a statistician.

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. - Isaac Asimov

It is impossible to prepare simultanteously for war and peace and still have time for golf.

Opinion - knowledge without the hindrance of silly facts.

The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

3 comments:

Mr. Natural said...

I'm not cynical - just experienced.

357martini said...

that's funny...

CK said...

In the kingdom of the blind, the one eyed man is crucified. I don't know who first said it but it certainly rings true to me.