Quotes Page

My All Time Favourite

"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can."
- Sydney Smith

My Favourite Sign

  • "We take your bags and send them in all directions."
    - sign in a Copenhagen airline ticket office

My Favourite Headlines

  • "Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case"
  • "Grandmother of Eight Makes Hole in One"

My Favourite School Paper Quotes

  • "When you breath, you inspire. When you do not breath, you expire."
  • "The blood flows down one leg and up the other."
  • "Henry Purcell is a well known composer few people have ever heard of."

My Favourite Quotes

  • "I am sitting in the smallest room in my house. I have your review in front of me. Soon it will be behind me."
    - Max Reger
  • "Come to think of it, there are already a million monkeys on a million typewriters, and Usenet is NOTHING like Shakespeare."
    - Blair Houghton on Internet
  • "The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children."
    - Clarence Darrow
  • "An archeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her."
    - Agatha Christie
  • "Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas."
    - Former Australian cabinet minister Keppel Enderbery

Misc. Favourites

  • "Here lies my wife. Here let her lie!
    Now she's at rest. And so am I."
    - On a stone on a grave yard
  • "Spouse: Someone who stands by you through all the trouble you wouldn't have had if you had just stayed single."
    - Jesse Berst's Bywords

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