Monday, November 21, 2011

Quotables - The Benjamin Franklin Edition, Part I

Benjamin Franklin – “Applause waits on success.” 48

Benjamin Franklin – “Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” 85

Benjamin Franklin – “Diligence is the mother of good luck.” 59

Benjamin Franklin – “Ere you consult your fancy, consult your purse.” 69

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Benjamin Franklin – “He does not possess wealth that allows it to possess him.” 79

Ben Franklin – “He who shall introduce into public affairs, the principles of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world.” 136

Benjamin Franklin – “He that can have patience can have what he will.” 70

Benjamin Franklin – “He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” 77

Benjamin Franklin – “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” 90

Benjamin Franklin – “He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas." 76

Benjamin Franklin – “Honesty is the best policy.” 49

Benjamin Franklin – “If a man could have half his wishes he would double his troubles.” 87

Benjamin Franklin – “Is there anything men take more pains about than to render themselves unhappy?” 100

Benjamin Franklin – “I will speak ill of no man and speak all the good I know of everybody.” 92

Benjamin Franklin – “Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.” 89

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Quotables - The Lewis Grizzard Edition

Lewis Grizzard – “Bad luck is meeting your date's father and realizing he's the pharmacist you bought condoms from that afternoon."   134

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Lewis Grizzard – “Baptists never make love standing up. They're afraid someone might see them and think they're dancing." 121

Lewis Grizzard – “Don't let your mouth write a check your ass can't cash." 74

Lewis Grizzard – “Do you know what Bill Clinton always does when he finishes making love? He goes home." 106

Lewis Grizzard - "Don't bend over in the garden, Granny, you know them taters got eyes." 88

Lewis Grizzard – “First, we really don’t care how you did it in Chicago. Second, if you miss it so much, Delta is ready when you are.” 134

Lewis Grizzard – “I come from a large family. In fact, I never slept alone until I was married." 96

Lewis Grizzard – “I have it on good authority that Yankee men are so lazy they marry pregnant women." 101

Lewis Grizzard – “I have three ex-wives. I can't remember any of their names, so I just call 'em Plaintiff." 108

Lewis Grizzard – “I know lots of people who are educated far beyond their intelligence." 88

Lewis Grizzard – “I really don't mind flying. It's the crashing and burning that bothers me." 93

Lewis Grizzard – “I'm not saying Kim Bassinger is gorgeous, but I'd marry her dog just to be part of the family." 113

Lewis Grizzard – “I'm still not sure what sodomy is, but I know for a fact that all my ex-wives were against it." 113

Lewis Grizzard - "If love was oil, I'd be a quart low." 55

Lewis Grizzard – “My ex-wives had one thing in common. When they left, they all backed up a truck." 99

Lewis Grizzard – “Pornography does, in fact, have an effect on men. I grew up thinking that all women had a staple in their navel." 131

Lewis Grizzard – “Shoot low boys! They're ridin' Shetland ponies!" 66

Lewis Grizzard – “The greatest form of birth control known to man is a Bronx accent." 85

Lewis Grizzard – “The next time I feel the urge to get married, I think I'll just find a woman I hate and buy her a house.” 123

Lewis Grizzard – “The only good thing that ever came out of Chicago was I-65 South.” 84

Lewis Grizzard – “The world around me is a tuxedo, and I'm a pair of brown shoes.” 82

Lewis Grizzard – “There are only three ways to sleep on a train: be dead tired, dead drunk, or just plain dead.” 112

Lewis Grizzard – “Why is it necessary to stand in line to deal with any branch of the government?” 98

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