Youth is wasted on the young
“Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” – Sir Winston Churchill, Speech, 1941, Harrow School
“Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself.” – Atticus Finch – Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
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“What? No, I sell propane!”
Hank Hill (King of the Hill).
“And don’t worry about losing. If it is right, it happens – the main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” – John Steinbeck
Don’t be obsessed with your desires Danny. The Zen philosopher, Basho, once wrote, ‘A flute with no holes, is not a flute. A donut with no hole, is a Danish.’ He was a funny guy. – Ty Webb – Caddyshack (1980)
“I’d rob a bank if I could. The juice is worth the squeeze.”
Used as in… I will be very surprised. (Used to express strong disbelief in something.)
“If Joe really joins the Army, I’ll eat my hat.”
“If this car gives you any trouble, I’ll eat my hat.”
“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
“I’m your huckleberry.”
“I told him to be himself. That was pretty mean I guess.” – Roger Sterling
“In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they aren’t.” —Yogi Berra.
“No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new” – The Dalai Lama
“Liking something is a way better experience than not liking something.” – C.S. Lewis
“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”, Jerry Pournelle
“Well, I hate to break it to you, but there is no big lie. There is no system. The universe is indifferent.” – Don Draper
“I think, therefore I am” – René Descartes (1637)
“Turn To Page 394” is a line used by Alan Rickman’s character, Severus Snape in the film series, Harry Potter, where the phrase features frequently in a particular scene.
Why does the dog wag its tail?
Because the dog is smarter than the tail.
If the tail were smarter, it would wag the dog. – Caption at the beginning of the film, Wag the Dog!
“Come up and see me sometime”, Mae West
“That’ll be the day”, John Wayne – The Searchers – Movie
Sufferin’ succotash – Sylvester (Looney Tunes)
“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Sir Winston Churchill
Don’t get it right, just get it written. James Thurber