Quotes By Rote

Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.

~ William Adams

Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of.
~ Seneca

The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.
~ Noel Coward

I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of falsehood, and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him.
~ Abraham Lincoln

Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
~ Italian Proverb

In the past decade or so, the women's magazines have taken to running home-handyperson articles suggesting that women can learn to fix things just as well as men. These articles are apparently based on the ludicrous assumption that men know how to fix things, when in fact all they know how to do is look at things in a certain squinty-eyed manner, which they learned in Wood Shop eventually, when enough things in the home are broken, they take a job requiring them to transfer to another home.
~ Dave Barry


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