‘silly question’ is the first intimation of some totally new
Alfred North Whitehead.
who point at their wrist while asking for the time.... I know
where my watch is pal, where the fuck is yours? Do I point at my
crotch when I ask where the toilet is?
what question is the following the answer: ‘9W’?
question: Tell me, is that Richard Wagner with a ‘V’?
Wiley E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME crap, why
didn't he just buy dinner?
of quotations can never be complete.
Robert M. Hamilton.
Collecting quotations is an insidious, even embarrassing habit,
like ragpicking or hoarding rocks or trying on other people's
laundry. I got into it originally while trying to break an
addiction to candy. I kicked candy and now seem to be stuck with
quotations, which are attacking my brain instead of my teeth.
Robert Byrne, The Other 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said.
wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved
quotations. Tell me what you know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Someone might say of me that I have only made a bouquet of other
people's flowers here, having supplied nothing of my own but the
thread to bind them.
Michel de Montaigne
wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved
into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and
might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of
quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any
of the damned things.
better to be quotable than to be honest.
wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself
in the purple of Emperors.
in doubt, ascribe all quotations to Bernard Shaw or Oscar Wilde.