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It's not enough to be Hungarian; you must have talent too.

Barry Dave


Already the spirit of our schooling is permeated with the feeling that every subject, every topic, every fact, every professed truth must be submitted to a certain publicity and impartiality. All proffered samples of learning must go to the same ass

Barry Dave


In charity there is no excess.

Barry Dave


One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.

Barry Dave


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Barry Dave


I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family p

Barry Dave


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Barry Dave


A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.

Barry Dave


"Nuclear war would mean abolition of most comforts, and disruption of normal routines, for children and adults alike."

Barry Dave


The two oldest professions in the world have been ruined by amateurs.

Barry Dave


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Barry Dave


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Barry Dave


You'd best be snoozin', 'cause you don't be gettin' no work done at 5 a.m. anyway.

Barry Dave


Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Barry Dave


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Barry Dave


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Barry Dave


"For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off."

Barry Dave


We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never

Barry Dave


A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Barry Dave


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Barry Dave


Do you mean that you not only want a wrong answer, but a certain wrong answer?

Barry Dave


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Barry Dave


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Barry Dave


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Barry Dave


How many "coming men" has one known! Where on earth do they all go to?

Barry Dave


If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Barry Dave


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Barry Dave


Don't say "yes" until I finish talking.

Barry Dave


Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.

Barry Dave


I put the shotgun in an Adidas bag and padded it out with four pairs of tennis socks, not my style at all, but that was what I was aiming for: If they think you're crude, go technical; if they think you're technical, go crude. I'm a very technical

Barry Dave


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Barry Dave


Audacity, and again, audacity, and always audacity.

Barry Dave


There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

Barry Dave


Democrats buy most of the books that have been banned somewhere. Republicans form censorship committees and read them as a group. Republicans consume three-fourths of the rutabaga produced in the USA. The remainder is thrown out. Republicans usu

Barry Dave


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Barry Dave


"Well, it's garish, ugly, and derelicts have used it for a toilet. The rides are dilapidated to the point of being lethal, and could easily maim or kill innocent little children." "Oh, so you don't like it?" "Don't like it? I'm CRAZY for it."

Barry Dave


It is not the critic who counts, or how the strong man stumbled, or whether the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives vali

Barry Dave


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Barry Dave


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Barry Dave


He jests at scars who never felt a wound.

Barry Dave


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Barry Dave


Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Barry Dave


The perfect friend sees the best in you

Barry Dave


Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.

Barry Dave


The only thing that stops God from sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless.

Barry Dave


Under every stone lurks a politician.

Barry Dave


The way of the world is to praise dead saints and prosecute live ones.

Barry Dave


My experience with government is when things are non-controversial, beautifully co-ordinated and all the rest, it must be that not much is going on.

Barry Dave


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Barry Dave


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Dave Barry





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