Thursday, September 13, 2007

Thursday Thirteen



Thirteen Things about GREENTUNA

Thirteen Great Quotes From Quotes of the Day That are Still in my Inbox


1. "Traditions are group efforts to keep the unexpected from happening."
Barbara Tober

2. "It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious."
Oscar Wilde

3. "Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away."
Sir Thomas Beecham

4. "To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter."
Aleister Crowley

5. "On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away."
Tom Lehrer

6. "Tradition is what you resort to when you don't have the time or the money to do it right."
Kurt Herbert Alder

7. "A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of."
Burt Bacharach

8. "I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me."
Noel Coward

9. "The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously."
Hubert Humphrey

10. "If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say that the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little."
George Carlin

11. "No opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible."
W. H. Auden

12. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
Thomas Edison

13. "If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?"
Scott Adams

2 comments:

Lynn / vigilant20 said...

I'm a sucker for quotes :)

Great TT!
http://blog.vigilant20.net/?p=1313

nk said...

these are awesome! i think my favorite is:

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Thanks for sharing!