Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose.
- Evan Esar
You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty.
- Cecil Baxter
The gods too are fond of a joke.
The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them.
- Samuel McChord Crothers
It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.
- G. K. Chesterton
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...'
- Isaac Asimov
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
- Gail Godwin
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles De Gaulle
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
- Joey Bishop
We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything - or nothing.
- Nancy Astor
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.
- Oscar Levant
I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
- Paul Fussell