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Sorry, it is an imperfect world.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step - Lao Tsu.
The heaviest baggage for a traveler can be an empty purse.
When packing for holiday, always pack half as much clothing and twice as much money.
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win - Jonathan Kozol.
Sometimes, the best answer is a more interesting question - T Pratchett.
To change ones life, start immediately. Do it grandly. No exceptions.
If a man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve the man, but deteriorate the cat - Mark Twain.
A great man once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that this type of tree would take 100 years to grow. "In that case," said the great man, "there is no time to loose. Plant it this very evening!"
Feel free to cover your eyes at anything that might upset you - Annie Sprinkle.
One cat just leads to another - Ernest Hemmingway.
A man's got to do what a man's got to do. A woman must do what he can't -
I became insane, with long instances of horrible sanity - Edgar Allen Poe.
You can run with the big dogs, or sit on your porch and bark - W Arnold.
Do not resist growing old. Many are denied the privilege.
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your cat would go in - Mark Twain.
The rest is silence - W Shakespeare.
To many elderly gardeners live in elderly gardens. Be ruthless. Renovate! Keep your garden strong and vigorous!
Sic transit gloria mundi. Thus the glory of the world passes away - T Kempis.
Train up a fig-tree in the way it should go, and then when you are old sit under the shade of it - Charles Dickens.
Do not go gently into that last dark night. But rage; Rage against the dying of the light - Dylan Thomas.
Better to be a coward for a minute than dead the rest of your life.
In difficult moments, behave like a duck. Be calm and unruffled on the surface, and keep paddling away like crazy underneath.
The Goal: to strive, to seek, to find, to hold and not to yield - Tennison.
Don't take a map. If intuition fails & you get lost, found a village & settle down for awhile.
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are - Anis Nin.
Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before - Steven Wright.
I have Cancer, but Cancer does not have me!
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door - Milton Berle.
Remember that if you shoot for the moon and miss, you will still be amongst the stars.
Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long - C Kingsley.
I thought I was poor, for I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.
Two men look out through the same bars. One sees the mud, the other the stars - A Lang.
'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings : Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!' - Inscription on ruined statue in poem by Percy B Shelly.
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just - Abraham Lincoln.
Cats are the wildest of the tame and the tamest of the wild - Mark Twain.
To forgive a wrong is the best revenge. The only people worth getting even with are those that helped us.
What must cats think of us? We return home bearing fish, meats and chicken. They must believe we are the greatest hunters on earth!
Protection, therefore, against the tyranny of the magistrate is not enough: there needs protection also against the tyranny of the prevailing opinions and feelings (of the public) - John S Mill.
I like pigs. Dogs look up at us. Cats look down at us. Pigs treat us as equals - W Churchill.
Being a pacifist does not mean you will not fight. It just means you won't fight today.
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit upon it - W R Inge.
Men are like pigeons; they should never be looked up to.
Four things greater than all things are, Women and Horses and Power and War - R Kipling.
To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and whatever you hit, call the target - A Brilliant.
I am a conscientious man, when I throw rocks at seabirds I leave no tern unstoned - Ogden Nash.
The best mirrors are your friend's eyes.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without - Confucius.
To have friends you first must be a friend.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart,
and can sing it back to you when you have
forgotten the words.
Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise
with a friend's success - Oscar Wilde.
Who knows? Maybe my life does belong to God. Maybe it belongs to me. However, I do know one thing. I am damned if it belongs to the government - Arthur Hoppe.
"When elected as mayor, my first duty will be to kill the lot o' ye!"
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. In addition, suppose you were a member of Congress. However, I repeat myself - Mark Twain.
Moral indignation: jealousy with a halo - HG Wells.
Tyranny is always better organised than freedom - C Peguy.
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
Why don't you judge for yourself what is right? - Jesus of Nazareth.
I can't understand why people are afraid of new ideas. I'm afraid of old ones - John Cage.
Do as you would be done by - Your mother.
I am not a vegetarian because I like animals. I am a vegetarian because I hate plants - AW Brown.
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember amateurs built the ark - Professionals built the Titanic.
Any ship can be a minesweeper... once.
Lasciate ogni speranza voi ch'entrate. Abandon hope, all ye who enter here - A Dante.
The greater the lie the more readily it will be accepted - Adolph Hitler.
Thank heavens, the sun has gone in, and I don't have to go out and enjoy it - LP Smith.
No one would listen to you talk if they didn't know it was their turn next - EW Howe.
Some folks are wise, and some are otherwise - Tobias Smollett.
The only worse thing than being talked about is not being talked about - Oscar Wilde.
Some editors are failed writers, but then so are most writers - TS Elliot.
There are nine-and-sixty ways of constructing tribal lays,
And-every-single-one-of-them-is-right! - Rudyard Kipling.
Patriotism is the last resort of the scoundrel - Dr Johnston.
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote - GJ Nathan.
When I am dead, I hope it will be said, "His sins were scarlet, but his books were read." - Hilaire Belloc.
And why do people wilfully exhaust their strength in promiscuous living, when their wives are on hand from bridal night till old age - to be taken when required, like fish from a private pond - Ihara Saikaku.
Waldo is one of those people who would be enormously improve by death - Saki.
It took me 15 years till I discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give up because by that time I was too famous - P Benchly.
On the occasion of Feb 11th, I had my last pre-middle age birthday. On that day I made a decision - I am not growing older, I'm outliving my enemies - Yvonne.
The covers of this book are to far apart - Ambrose Bierce.
Start everyday with a smile & get it over with - W C Fields.
A diplomat is one who remembers your birthday, but not your age - R Frost.
The right to be heard does not include the right to be taken seriously.
Freedom includes the freedom for damned fools to be foolish
- anonymous scientist.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity - Irving Kristal.
I love deadlines. I love the noise they make as they fly by - Douglas Adams.
Try to relax and enjoy the crisis - D Adams.
In laboring to be brief, I become obscure - D Adams.
Eat a live toad in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you all day.
If you like home cooking, you should have stayed at home.
Strange is our situation here on Earth. However there is one thing that we do know, that man is here for the sake of other men, above all, for those upon whose smile and wellbeing our own happiness depends - Dr. Einstein.
You are the only person you can actually change - Katherine Hepburn.
Man has his will - but woman has her way - O W Holmes.
Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled - V M Hugo.
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
We are all worms. However, I like to think I'm a glow worm - Winston Churchill.
The word "virgin" did not always refer to a woman who had not yet participated in sexual intercourse. Originally, it simply meant a woman who owned herself. i.e. A woman who was not married or otherwise subjugated to any man.
Do not adultery commit. Advantage rarely comes of it - Arthur H Clough.
He so improved the city that he justly boasted that he found it brick and left it marble - Augustus Caesar.
I came, I saw, I conquered - Gaius Julius Caesar.
Giving them what they want wont make the struggle shorter.
The optimist believes we live in the best of all possible worlds. The
pessimist fears this is true - James Brach Cabell.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were going directly to Heaven, we were going direct the other way - Charles Dickens.
Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels - B Disraeli.
I shall bell the cat - A Douglas, 5th earl of Angus.
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth - (Sherlock Homes) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own: He who secure within can say, Tomorrow do thy worst - for I have lived today - J Dryden.
Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons. I have measured out my life in coffee spoons - TS Eliot.
And I shall show you something different from either. Your shadow at morning striding behind you. Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you. I will show you fear in a handful of dust - TS Eliot.
The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and three hundred, sixty-two admonishments to heterosexuals.
That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals.
It's just that they need more supervision - Lynne Lavner.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never done before - Mae West.
Mosquitoes have caused more deaths than all the wars...Guppies devour mosquito larvae so may be the best defence against them....We budget billions for military systems. Preposterous! Spend it on guppies! - letter to the editor, Eugene newspaper.
Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition - H Forgy at Pearl Harbour Dec 1941.
People who like this kind of thing will find that this is the kind of thing that they like - Abraham Lincoln.
Most of the people who say New York is too violent have never even been there. And if they ever went, we'd destroy them in nine minutes.
A lifetime of listening to disco music is a high price to pay for one's sexual preference - Quintin Crisp.
Rosencrantz: I don't believe in it anyway.
Reality is the leading cause of lack of dancing lemons - Athenna.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness we're damned if we're going to show - Mignon McLaughlin.
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort - Herm Albright.
God gave all men a penis and a brain, but only enough blood to run one at a time - Robin Williams.
My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I am right - Ashleigh Brilliant.
... it is important to realise that any lock can be picked with a big enough hammer - Sun System & Network Admin manual.
Whether they give or refuse, women are glad to have been asked - Ovid.
'Tis with our judgements as our watches, none go just alike, yet each believes his own - Alexander Pope.
Don't hit at all if it is honourably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft! - Theodore Roosevelt.
Well, if you're going to have delusions, you might as well go for the really satisfying ones - Marcus Cole, Babylon 5.
If you love something, set it free.
Nobody's perfect. Well, there was this guy, but we killed him.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Walk beside me and be my friend - Albert Camus.
If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn't jump with them, I'd be at the bottom to catch them - Tim McGraw.
Their's not to make reply,
Theirs not to reason why,
Their's but to do and die:
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred
- Charge of the Light Brigade, Lord Alfred Tennyson.
The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited
breath - W. C. Fields.
'Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard, Master Harry - every man of every nation has done that - 'tis the living up to it that is difficult - WM Thackery.
'Tis strange what a man might do, and a woman yet think him an angel
- WM Thackery.
We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more
I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means - except by getting off his back - Leo Tolstoy.
I can live for two months on a good compliment - Mark Twain.
The report of my death was an exaggeration - Mark Twain.
I can never forgive God for having invented the French - Peter Ustinov.
Let him who desires peace prepare for war - Flavius V Vegetius.
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat - Queen Victoria.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death
your right to say it - Voltaire.
I am not arguing with you - I am telling you
- Gentle Art of Making Enemies JAMc Whistler.
The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything: the young know everything - Oscar Wilde.
I couldn't help it. I can resist everything but temptation - Oscar Wilde.
Bachelors fare; bread and cheese, and kisses - J Swift.
I believe everybody in the world should have guns.
Citizens should have bazookas and rocket launchers too.
I believe that all citizens should have their weapons of choice.
However, I also believe that only I should have the ammunition.
Because frankly, I wouldn't trust the rest of the goobers
with anything more dangerous than a string - Scott Adams.
I trust you as far as I can comfortably spit a
rat - (F Prefect) D Adams.
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