Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Notable quotes, ahoy!

Let's do a post collecting favorite quotes today. Here are a few of mine:

--"A positive attitude won't solve all of your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." Herm Albright--Reader's Digest

--"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." Groucho Marx

--"If only God would give me some clear sign. Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank." Woody Allen

--"War does not determine who is right - only who is left." Bertrand Russell

--"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life." Brooke Shields

--"If it weren't for the killings, Washington would have one of the lowest crime rates in the country." Marion Berry

--"The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with." Marty Feldman

So, share your fav quotes! I love collecting them. :D


  1. I speak two languages, Body and English.
    - Mae West

  2. At the moment? "Fish and house guests begin to smell after three days." ~ Ben Franklin

  3. I have a quote calendar from Ms. Olinger. This week, my fave is:

    People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost. ~H. Jackson Brown Jr.

  4. Treason is an excuse by the losers to hang the winners. (misattributed to Ben Franklin. Actually written by the authors of the musical 1776)

  5. I love that quote, Gwen!!

    My favorites aren't from famous folk:

    "Worry is like rocking in a rocking chair. Gives you something to do, but don't get you nowhere." --Carrie Virginia Olinger

    "Never date a man who buys jewelry the same place he gets motor oil and fishing tackle." --Papa Olinger

    "The way to a man's heart? Between his third and fourth rib. Helps if you shove the hilt hard and twist." --Ahmed El Anjanar, after eating a great meal and missing the irony of the question

  6. This is my favorite quote in the world:

    If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.
    Mel Brooks