fredag 16 november 2007


In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.

— Yogi Berra

A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs.

— Mark Twain

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

— Sir Winston Churchill

The weirder you are going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.

— P. J. O’Rourke

I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

— Duke Ellington

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

— Saki

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.

— Eric Hoffer

Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.

— Steven Wright

People say ‘It’s as plain as the nose on your face.’ But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds up a mirror for you?

— Isaac Asimov

It’s a sad day when you find out that it’s not accident or time or fortune, but just yourself that kept things from you.

— Lillian Hellman

When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!

— William Blake

There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

— Steven Wright

Don’t worry about people stealing an idea. If it’s original, you will have to ram it down their throats.

— Howard Aiken

I like to think of my behavior in the sixties as a “learning experience.” Then again, I like to think of anything stupid I’ve done as a “learning experience.” It makes me feel less stupid.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Som sagt, snott rakt av från Little Green Footballs

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