Quote Archive

These are the quotes that have appeared on the sidebar of this blog since it went live on January 1st of 2020.

“You don’t have to fool all the people all of the time; you just have to fool enough to get elected.”

Gerald Barzan

“I suppose I could tell my daughter she’s not really a platypus named ‘Perry,’ but she seems so happy, plus we enjoy the free eggs.”

Merlin Mann

“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.”


“If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation.”

Jean Kerr

“There is nothing worse than hate. Rationalize, accept, live, do not stab yourself with others’ knives.”

Michael Lottner

“Somehow the great cities of America have taken their places in a mythology that shapes their destiny: Money lives in New York. Power sits in Washington. Freedom sips Cappuccino in a sidewalk cafe in San Francisco.”

Joe Flower

“A cannibal is a person who walks into a restaurant and orders a waiter.”

Morey Amsterdam

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

Muhammad Ali

“Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.”

Danny Kaye

“Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government.”

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”

Groucho Marx

“2019 was a year so eventful that every time another asteroid whizzed past the Earth, barely avoiding a collision that would have destroyed human civilization, we were not 100 percent certain it was good news.”

Dave Barry’s Year In Review

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