The most poignant quotes
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from
Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
If you don't control your mind, someone else will. -John Allston
Some men rob you with a six-gun -- others with a fountain pen."
- Woodie Guthrie
Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering. - Anonymous
If I Promise to miss you. Will you go away? - Anonymous
We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.
- Jeff Marder
Despite the high cost of living it remains a popular item.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
- Philip K. Dick
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
- Samuel Butler
I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included. - Bernard Manning
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. - David Brinkley
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutang trying to play the violin. - Honore DeBalzac
But I wasn't kissing her. I was whispering into her mouth.
- Chico Marx
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made. - Jean Giraudoux
My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch."
- Rich Jeni
The husband who doesn't tell his wife everything probably reasons that what she doesn't know won't hurt him. - Leo J. Burke
olitics doesn't make strange bedfellows, marriage does.
- Groucho Marx
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it, and then misapplying the wrong remedies. - Groucho Marx
I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception. I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said 'No'. - Woody Allen
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow."
- James Dean
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open."
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. -Edmunde Burke
For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong. - H. L. Mencken
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx