~ My Favorite Quotes ~

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. … I get most joy in life out of music.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Nobody loves me but my mother, And she could be jivin' too.
B. B. King

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.
Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.
Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996), 1987 CSICOP Keynote Address

When it gets dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard (1874 - 1948)

I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
Charles Mingus

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
Chinese Proverb

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Chinese Proverb

I learned long ago never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
Cyrus Ching (1876 - 1967)

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC), Orestes (408 BC)

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
Frank Scully

What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do?
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman

If I owned both Hell and Texas, I'd live in Hell and rent out Texas.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

We have the best government that money can buy.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Mother Theresa (1910 - 1997)

God loves the world through us.
Mother Theresa (1910 - 1997)

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Plato (427 BC - 347 BC)

There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on.
Robert Byrne

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Rodney Dangerfield (1921 - 2004)

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004)

Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive.
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

What's another word for Thesaurus?
Steven Wright

I have an existential map. It has 'You are here' written all over it.
Steven Wright

Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
Steven Wright

If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?
Steven Wright

Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you?'
Steven Wright

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Steven Wright

I wish people who have trouble communicating would just shut up.
Tom Lehrer

Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)

The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)

Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935), 'Politics Getting Ready to Jell,' The Illiterate Digest, 1924

Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.
Yogi Berra

He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
Yogi Berra

It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
Yogi Berra

B. B. King