My Favorite Quotes
Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth,
To some good angel leave the rest;
For Time will teach thee soon the truth,
There are no birds in last year's nest!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-82)
In a completely sane world,
madness is the only freedom!
J. G. Ballard (b. 1930)
The good are so harsh to the clever,
The clever so rude to the good!
Elizabeth Wordsworth (1840-1932)
The height of cleverness
is being able to conceal it.
François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)
We never really know what stupidity is
until we have experimented on ourselves
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
When you go in search of honey
you must expect to be stung by bees.
Kenneth Kaunda (b. 1924)
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Every time history repeats itself
the price goes up.
Well, if I called the wrong number,
why did you answer the phone?
James Thurber (1894-1961)
Nice guys finish last.
Sell crazy someplace else,
we're all stocked up here.
Jack Nicholas, As Good As It Gets