Saturday Quotathon: Completely Random

>> Saturday, March 6, 2010

I'm just going to grab some as I go through the dwindling remainder of my quotes list. It's just been that kind of day.

May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't.
--George Patton

Stay with me, I want to be alone.
- Joey Adams

Wild horses couldn't drag a secret out of most women. However, women seldom have lunch with wild horses.
- Ivern Boyett

Don't look now, but there's one too many in this room and I think it's you.
- Groucho Marx

I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial.
- Irvin S. Cobb

Cucumber should be well sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out.
- Samuel Johnson

I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
- Aneurin Bevan

He ended the job as he began it; fired with enthusiasm.
- Don O'Shaughnessy

Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
- Fred Allen

Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?
-Mark Twain

He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts... for support rather than illumination.
Andrew Lang 1844-1912)

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline.
Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know.
-- Rebecca Beard

Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
--D. H. Lawrence

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.
-- George Carlin

I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.
--Arthur C. Clarke 1917-2008

Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are they who live, who make the best use of their lives; these are those who have found the secret of contentment.
--Alban Goodier

That seemed like a good one to end on.


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