History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
~~~ softly spoken by Winston Churchill

Maybe it is the media that has us divided.
-- Laura Bush

I like this one:
Originally Posted by Robert R. Coveyou (I think)

The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.

That was the title of one of his papers.
As John von Neumann joked, "Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin." (you gotta know the Turing Machine to get this one)

Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
~~~ Herbert Hoover

Children are our most valuable natural resource.
~~~ Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover, what a nice guy! Almost as good as Dick Chainy.

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
Quoted by George Bernard Shaw

On the lighter side:

If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.
A quote by Dorothy Parker

A side note: In her early life writer and poet Dorothy Parker attended Roman Catholic elementary school but was asked to leave following her characterization of the Immaculate Conception as "spontaneous combustion."

People shouldn't be treated like objects. They aren't that valuable.

P. J. O'Rourke

The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
-- my buddy Sigmund Freud

Do life and let life do you.

Wireman, Duma key

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
-- Mae West

I said this to my friend the other day and afterwards realized its sounds pretty cool.

Theres always more then one way to look, you just have to turn your head.

"How fortunate for leaders that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler

Horrible man, but this quote is very true.

"Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy"
Edgar Bergen, (Charlie McCarthy), US comedian & ventriloquist (1903 - 1978)

People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.
-- Lee Iacocca

Our solar system consists of one star and some debris.
-- Carl Sagan

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
-- Paul Newman

Believe those who seek the truth. Doubt those who find it.

-- Andre Gide

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
-- an Indian Proverb

"To be The Man, You got to beat The Man!" "Wooo!"

-The Natureboy Ric Flair-

Prepare to bow before my invincible irony and sarcasm!
-- Jerry Klower

Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.
--- Bertolt Brecht

"A simple enough act, you might say, but any act that re-makes the world is heroic. Or so I've come to believe". stated by Edgar in Duma Key I'll probably have some more from Duma Key as I just read it twice.

I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit.
-- Mel Brooks

Okay brain, you don't like me, and I don't like you, but let's get through this thing, and then I can continue killing you with beer.
-- Homer Simpson (TV actor)

Okay brain, you don't like me, and I don't like you, but let's get through this thing, and then I can continue killing you with beer.
-- Homer Simpson (TV actor)

I love that quote. I am a Simpson's addict. ;)


Some of my other favorite homer quotes are

"Alcohol is the cause and solution to all of life's problems."

"Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand."

"The whole reason we have elected officials is so we don't have to think all the time."

"Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true."


One of my favorite Ralph Wiggum quotes is

"Me fail English. Thats unpossible."

To write a page is to plant a seed to write a book is to create a world

Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
~~~ Thomas Alva Edison

Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.
-- Dave Barry