Thursday, September 5, 2019

Funny Quotes

"Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself."

Sen. Bob Dole

"Our intent will not be to create gridlock. Oh, except maybe from time to time."

Television
Groucho Marx

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."

Miscellaneous
Jim Carrey

[Putting his arms around British personality and food journalist Nigella Lawson] "My wife is going to kill me. But you look like my wife, so that's OK!"

Jerry Seinfeld


"She's a wonderful, wonderful person, and we're looking to a happy and wonderful night—ah, life."

Insanity
Cary Grant

"Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops."

Oscar Levant
"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?"

J. P. Getty

“My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.”

Reba McEntire

"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone."

James A. Garfield
"Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end."

George Bernard Shaw

"Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire."

Ambrose Bierce

"Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.

Sen. Ted Kennedy

"Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter."


Lies and Self-Deprecation
Thomas Sowell

"It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance."

Oscar Wilde

"I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."

Mel Brooks

"I have always been a huge admirer of my own work. I'm one of the funniest and most entertaining writers I know."

S.E. Hinton

"I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me."


Abraham Lincoln

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar."

Mark Twain

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please."

Insults
Groucho Marx

"I never forget a face, but in your case, I'll be glad to make an exception."

W. C. Fields

"I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday."

George Bernard Shaw

"Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I."

Aging, Happiness, and Health
Luis Bunuel

"Age is something that doesn't matter unless you are a cheese."

George Burns
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."

Henny Youngman

"If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late."

Steve Martin

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night."

Josh Billings

"Every man has his follies—and often they are the most interesting thing he has got."

Anthony Burgess

"Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone."

W. H. Auden

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."


"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city."

Mark Twain

"The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not."

Money
Pablo Picasso

"I'd like to live like a poor man—only with lots of money."

Politics
Mark Twain



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