“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. ”

– Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart. ”

– e e cummings (1894-1962)

“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. ”

– Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.”

– unknown

“When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. ”

– Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important. ”

– Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. ”

– Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

“It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. ”

– George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

“If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. ”

– Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)

“A man can’t be too careful in the choice of his enemies. ”

– Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. ”

– John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. ”

– Mark Twain (1835-1910)

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying. ”

– Woody Allen (1935-)

“He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.”

– Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

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One Response to “Quotables”

  1. Oscar Widle Says:

    Here is another one by Oscar Wilde:

    “There is no sin except stupidity.”


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