Quotes of the Day  

Quotes of the Day

Four humorous quotations each day from The Quotations Page

Jay Leno

"If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates."

Bertrand Russell

"The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time."

Henry David Thoreau

"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new."

P. D. James

"It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life."

Lisa Kudrow

"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive field where it is difficult to stand out. Over time, through your work, you will demonstrate who you are and what you bring to the field. Just stay with it and keep working."

Tom Hanks

"I'm glad I didn't have to fight in any war. I'm glad I didn't have to pick up a gun. I'm glad I didn't get killed or kill somebody. I hope my kids enjoy the same lack of manhood."

H. L. Mencken

"The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind."

George Bernard Shaw

"The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it."

Randall Jarrell

"I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry."

Don Marquis

"Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."

R. Buckminster Fuller

"Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering."

Abba Eban

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives."