August 15, 2008

And I Quote...

I received an email this week with some classic lines. It's Friday, let's look at some fun quotes. Feel free to use them the next time you want to avoid the four-letter option.

He had delusions of adequacy. Walter Kerr

He is a modest little person, with much to be modest about. Winston Churchill

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. Clarence Darrow

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it. Moses Hadas

He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know. Abraham Lincoln

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends. Oscar Wilde

He is a self-made man and worships his creator. John Bright

I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend if you have one.
George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second if there is one.
Winston Churchill to George Bernard Shaw

Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it? Mark Twain

I've just learned about his illness, let's hope it's nothing trivial. Irvin S. Cobb

He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others. Samuel Johnson

He has Van Gogh's ear for music. Billy Wilder

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. Winston Churchill

And one I love because it so aptly describes many I have worked with in the past – perhaps you know someone like this…

He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up. Paul Keating

Happy Friday :-)


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