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Notable Quotes

These are some of my personal favorite quotes.

Notable Quotes;

"We are not put into the world to sit and know, We are put in it to act" - Woodrow Wilson

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." - Albert Einstein


"Life's a job you're fired from. Unless of course you quit." - Loudon Wainwright III

Grandma Ghahreman's Sage advice: On Cellphones
"Everyone today seems to have this little box, that is attached to them. And they take it out and peek at it constantly. When I was a little girl they used to say 'give the child a box to play with'. Today everyone's destiny has been connected to a single button."

Grandma Ghahreman's Sage advice: On Iran
"An Iranian family today consists of a husband, a wife, 3-4 kids and a couple of servants, if you can afford it. Everyone in this household hates each other, and don't ever get along. So, you expect an entire country full of Iranians to get along?"

"The last organization I joined was the Columbia record club" - Tom Robbins

"Beauty that which obeys, is bought or borrowed." - Rodriguez

"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity" - Horace Mann 

"If you dig it do it. And if you really dig it, do it twice!" - Jim Croce

Will Rogers:

1. Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.
2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
3. There are two theories to arguing with a woman . . Neither works.
4. Never miss a good chance to shut up.
5. Always drink upstream from the herd.
6. If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.
7.  The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put it back into your pocket.
8. There are three kinds of men: The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence and find out for themselves.
9. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
10. If you're riding' ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there.
11. Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier'n puttin' it back.
12. After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.

"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers. - Socrates (470 - 399 BC)

"God is man helping man" - quote by Pliny in the book Pompeii, - Robert Harris

"Nobody can overthrow me. I have 700,000 troops, all the workers and most of the people. Wherever I go, there are fantastic demonstrations of support." - Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, in July 1978

".....and again we enter the valley of death, but we shall fear no evil for we are the baddest motherfuckers in the valley." - Richard Marcinko, Leader of SEAL Team 6 in Grenada

Bite your teeth into the ass of life, and drag it to you! - 1/23/05 - Pascale, "The Big Night"

You can never have a revolution in order to establish democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution. - G. K. Chesterton,

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated. - G. K. Chesterton,

It is impossible for capitalism to survive, primarily because the system of capitalism needs some blood to suck. Capitalism used to be like an eagle, but now it's more like a vulture. It used to be strong enough to go and suck anybody's blood whether they were strong or not. But now it has become more cowardly, like the vulture, and it can only suck the blood of the helpless. As the nations of the world free themselves, the capitalism has less victims, less to suck, and it becomes weaker and weaker. It's only a matter of time in my opinion before it will collapse completely. - Malcolm X

"It is better to spend money like there's no tomorrow, then to spend tonight like there's no money."
-P.J. O'Rourke

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