Friday, August 11, 2006

Quotes

"We need anything politically important rationed out like Pez: small, sweet, and coming out of a funny, plastic head."
- Dennis Miller

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy."
- Ernest Benn

"In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known."
- Thomas Pickering

I have given two cousins to war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.
Artemus Ward (1834 - 1867)

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.
Stephen Leacock (1869 - 1944)

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Sidney J. Harris

There is no passion like that of a functionary for his function.
Georges Clemenceau (1841 - 1929)

No comments: