Apropos of Nothing

January 10, 2008

Quotes of the day

Filed under: Quotes — aproposofnothing @ 10:10 pm

Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself ~~”Lillian, you
should have remained a virgin.”
— Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)

I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased
to read the description in the catalog: “No good in a bed, but fine against a wall.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Last week, I stated that this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have
since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement.

— Mark Twain

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending;
and to have the two as close together as possible.

— George Burns

Santa Clause has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.
– – Victor Borge

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
— Mark Twain

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get
a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

— Socrates


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