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.
Light Hearted Quotes
If you think your boss is stupid remember; you wouldn't have a job if he was smarter. - Albert Grant
A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials."
- Ronald Knox
The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much."
- Colin Chapman
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. - Charles Lamb
Rembrandt painted 700 pictures. Of these, 3,000 are still in existence. - Wilhelm Bode
When you've got them by their wallets, their hearts and minds will follow. - Fern Naito
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. - Leonardo Di Vinci
Money is something you have to make in case you don't die.
- Max Asnas
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. - Terry Pratchett
A psychiatrist is a man who goes to a strip club and watches the audience. - Merv Stockwood
Abstract art is the product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. - Al Capp
You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest. - Rowan Atkinson
Why don't they make the whole plane out of that black box stuff."
- Steven Wright
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow."
- John Wayne
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet. - Rodney Dangerfield
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined."
- Samuel Goldwyn
Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it. - Samuel Butler
Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives. - Sue Murphy
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire PR officers. - Daniel J. Boorstin
I'm desperately trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets. - Dave Edison
Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps. - Emo Philips
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down."
- George Burns
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.' - Charlie Brown
Have you ever noticed? Anybody going slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac. - George Carlin