Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Miscellaneous.

The repository contains 143 quotes in the category “Miscellaneous.”
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Nothing in fine print is ever good news.

Andy Rooney
1919 — 2011

We can’t all, and some just don’t. That’s all there is to it.

A. A. Milne
1882 — 1956

Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.

Ambassador Adlai Stevenson
1900 — 1965

Gossip is the act of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.

Walter Winchell
1897 — 1972

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent van Gogh
1853 — 1890

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson
1850 — 1894

The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.

Robert Louis Stevenson
1850 — 1894

You never know what you can do without until you try.

Franklin P. Adams
1881 — 1960

Wit is educated insolence.

Aristotle
384 — 322 B.C.

A little inaccuracy contains a world of explanation.

Aryes

Be careful what you set your heart upon, for it will surely be yours.

James Baldwin
1924 — 1987

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

Honoré de Balzac
1799 — 1850

Legitimate information is rarely interesting.

Austen Biddelcombe

It’s not that they can’t see the solution, it’s that they can’t see the problem.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

A thing may be too sad to be believed or too wicked to be believed or too good to be believed, but it cannot be too absurd to be believed in this planet of frogs and elephants, of crocodiles and cuttlefish.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.

Cicero
106 A.D. — 43

I’ve been the piece of straw on the back of one too many camels.

Cherith Dorn

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

Greek Proverb

The forest is magnificent, yet it contains no perfect trees.

Gye Fram

Let us spare where we may, so that we may spend where we should.

Thomas Fuller
1654 — 1734

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