I collect witty sayings. Whenever I find something I like, I email it to myself and keep it in a file for later use. Then, when a time comes to recite them, I can’t remember them, anyway.
Here’s a few that struck me as particularly witty, and in many cases, funny.
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
– Andrew W. Mathis
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.
– John Adams
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
– John Ciardi
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.
– Gerald Ford
I wish I could give credit to those whose originality brought these statements, but I don’t have a source. All I can say is that I wish I were so clever as to come up with these thoughts, but I’m far from it.
You should not confuse your career with your life.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
By the time you can make ends meet, they move the ends.
The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we ALL believe that we are above average drivers.
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.