Posts tagged: QOTD
I am here and you will know that I am the best and will hear me.
Leontyne Price, O Magazine, December 2003
If you do not recognize the name Leontyne Price, you have indeed missed out on one of the most-beautiful operatic sopranos in its entire history.
Any piece of clothing can be sexy with a quietly passionate woman inside it.
Anonymous, O Magazine, The Shy Girl’s Guide to Sex, February 2003
The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.
Brooks Atkinson (1894 - 1984), Once Around the Sun, 1951
The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004)
Reagan forgot one other axiom: if, despite all the efforts of the government to the contrary, if we have a robust, stable economy by all means make certain you take credit for it. If not, blame it on the other political party.
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Dylan Thomas (1914 - 1953), Collected poems (1952)
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve
people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.
Bachelor’s degrees make pretty good placemats if you get ‘em laminated.
Jeph Jacques, Questionable Content, 01-04-07
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to
Dr. Bill Cosby (1937 - )
The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperon.
Amy Vanderbilt (1908 - 1974)
I’m not going to quit. Why should I quit? This country is worth fighting for.
Hillary Rodham Clinton (1948 - ), Ellen DeGeneres interview, 04-07-08
The scientific name for an animal that doesn’t either run from or fight its enemies is lunch.
Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis (1898 - 1963)
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.
Stephen Hawking (1942 - ) Engineer
He not busy being born is busy dying.
Bob Dylan (1941 - )
There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
Agnes Repplier (1855 - 1950)
A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money.
Senator Everett Dirksen (1896 - 1969)
Good morning, Netizens…
Each day I allow a program to select a quote of the day, one which has worked with unfathomable success for nearly a year. This morning, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, I have manually selected one of my favorite quotations from him, instead.
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love, 1963