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The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters

Sing Ho! For the life of a Bear! Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne ……… best short quotes

It?s not the fall that kills you; it?s the sudden stop at the end. Douglas Adams

The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch somebody else do it wrong without comment. T. H. White

If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing. Anatole France

This report, by its very length, defends itself against being read. Winston Churchill

Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age. As your beauty fades, so will his eyesight. Phyllis Diller

These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. Alfred Hitchcock

My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way. Henry Youngman

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. Rebecca West

My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me. Thomas Jefferson, 1801

On stage, I make love to 25,000 people, then I go home alone. Janis Joplin

Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it. Dave Barry …………… best short quotes

You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try. Homer Simpson

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. Ernest Hemingway

Show me a sane man, and I will cure him for you. Carl Jung

When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the American flag. Huey Long

The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise. Isaac Asimov, Second Foundation – First Speaker

If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it. Andy Rooney

To err is human, to blame the next guy even more so. Unknown ……. best short quotes

Victory has a thousand fathers; defeat is an orphan. John F. Kennedy, “A Thousand Days,” by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr [1965]., p289. Comment made by JFK in the aftermath of the fai

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The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived. Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance, Act 3

The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everybody else, and this is a feeling that I have always cultivated. Oscar Wilde, “The Remarkable Rocket”

An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer. Marlon Brando ……….. best short quotes

This is the night to go to the theatre, like Abraham Lincoln. John F. Kennedy, 28 October 1962, after receiving word from Khrushchev that he agreed on a plan to end the Cuban Missile Crisis

Let us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around us in awareness. James Thurber

A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving — we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

…people are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince

Art washes away the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso ……………… best short quotes

We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case. Fidel Castro, Speech given in January 1963, calling for communist revolution in Latin America

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. Diane Ackerman

There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools. Diane Ackerman

The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness. Havelock Ellis

Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret. Diane Ackerman

No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. George Eliot, internet

Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive. Eric A. Burns, Gossamer Commons, 08-12-05

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