Saturday, April 15, 2017

Interesting and funny quotes

Quotes from:
"1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said"
by Robert Byrne

"I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." 

Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)

"Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under."
H. L. Mencken

"Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian."   

Robert Orben

"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul  can always depend on the support of Paul."
George Bernard Shaw

"There is no distinctly American criminal class -- except Congress."
Mark Twain

"Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself."   
Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
Mark Twain

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow."
Mark Twain

"I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts."
Will Rogers

"You can't say civilization don't advance ... in every war they kill you a new way."   
Will Rogers (1879-1935)

"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
Will Rogers

"It's not what we don't know that hurts, it's what we know that ain't so."
Will Rogers


"Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt."
Herbert Hoover

"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"
Abraham Lincoln

"The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."  Thomas Jefferson