The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities. -George Eliot

I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth – I only … Read More..

Remember: Y'all is singular. All y'all is plural. All y'all's is plural possessive. -Kinky Friedman

Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which … Read More..

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. -Anthony Burgess

The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal. … Read More..

The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted. -Peter McWilliams

You can't live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a … Read More..

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I'm not going to sit on the porch of the old anchorman's home with a drool cup. -Tom Brokaw

It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar … Read More..

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think? -Philip Larkin

The delicate balance between … Read More..

I like freedom. I wake up in the morning and say, 'I don't know, should I have a popsicle or a donut?' You know, who knows? -Oscar Nunez

Many popsicles … Read More..

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all … Read More..

Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish. -Ovid

The problem with the gene pool is that there's no lifeguard. -David Read More..

For years I had my hair parted down the middle in a ponytail, tucked down around the sides… Well, I went and cut the bangs, and I've been wearing them … Read More..

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder. -James H. Boren

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary. -Edgar Allan Poe

The … Read More..

The government doesn't really prosecute for polygamy anymore, but a lot of the arrests are of groups supporting themselves through welfare scams or for child abuse. So that was all … Read More..

The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences. -Ruth Benedict

When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, … Read More..

There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all. -Robert Orben

Approximately 80% of our air … Read More..

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all … Read More..

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor. -Lady Bird Johnson

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want … Read More..

I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old … Read More..

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb. -Spiro T. Agnew

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a … Read More..

While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader. -Kingman Read More..

The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to … Read More..

He wants to live on through something-and in his case, his masterpiece is his son. all of us want that, and it gets more poignant as we get more anonymous … Read More..

I have nothing to say, I am saying it, and that is poetry. -John Cage

Any healthy man can go without food for two days – but not without poetry. … Read More..

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The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: … Read More..

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. -Bertrand Russell

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. -Clarence Darrow

Serious … Read More..

The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here. -Finley Peter Dunne

Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth. -Lillian Hellman

Fantasies … Read More..

The great leaders are like the best conductors – they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players. -Blaine Lee

He's going to be around a long, … Read More..

The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish. -Sam Snead

Chances are that neither the client nor the … Read More..

I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok. -Shaquille O'Neal

I didn't like the play, but then … Read More..

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant – rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance … Read More..

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. -Erma Bombeck

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. -Robert Louis Read More..

Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine? How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare, 'I want this child to grow up to be a … Read More..

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you. -Satchel Paige

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. -Erma Bombeck

Maybe this world is another … Read More..

If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research. -Wilson Mizner

Art is either plagiarism or revolution. -Paul Gauguin

Composers shouldn't think too much … Read More..

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it. -Margot Asquith

It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth … Read More..

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates. -James Russell Lowell

It's not everyday you get to do a … Read More..

Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under … Read More..

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. -R. Buckminster Fuller

Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer … Read More..

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow. -A. C. Benson

Religion points to that area of human … Read More..

By the end, everybody had a label – pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary… If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary. -Jerry Rubin

When … Read More..

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier. -Albert Schweitzer

Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of … Read More..

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. -Henry Ward Beecher

Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these … Read More..

Beauty and fullness of tone can be achieved by having the whole orchestra play with high clarinets and a carefully selected number of piccolos. -Gustav Mahler

Did I become a … Read More..

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will … Read More..

Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators. -Dave Barry

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more … Read More..

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You don't take a photograph, you make it. -Ansel Adams

A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. -Diane Arbus

Travel … Read More..

There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker. -Charles M. Schulz

All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy. -Ernest Dimnet

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a … Read More..