I love, and collect, and often share wise words and quotations. The following showed up a while back as I was rummaging through some paper-stacks that lay relatively undisturbed for years in my somewhat-organized home library…
I quote others only the better to express myself.
—Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592)
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
—Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)
We are no more than God’s imagination about himself.
—Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
The world is a tragedy to those who feel,
but a comedy to those who think.
—Horace Walpole (1717-1797)
A child of five would understand this.
Send someone to fetch a child of five!
—Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
—Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
To him who is in fear, everything rustles.
—Socrates (469 BC-399 BC)
Education is when you read the fine print.
Experience is what you get if you don’t.
—Pete Seger (1919— )
He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many.
— Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Everything has been thought of before—
the problem is to think of it again.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
There is no such thing as a pretty good omelette.
Many a scarecrow serves as a roost of the enlightened crow.
The man who can’t visualize a horse
galloping on a tomato is an idiot.
—André Breton (1896-1966)
Please feel free to share with me the quotations that touch your own soul, tickle your fancy, or blow your mind, OK? You can contact me here.