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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We often borrow from our tomorrows to pay our debts to our yesterdays.

Khalil Gibran
1883 — 1931

Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way.

Isaac Goldberg

He who sleeps on the floor will not fall off the bed.

Robert Gronock

All things truly wicked start from an innocence.

Ernest Hemingway
1899 — 1961

We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.

Cullen Hightower

A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people’s business.

Eric Hoffer
1902 — 1983

Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both.

John Andrew Holmes
1874 —     

The way to be nothing is to do nothing.


The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.


People try just as hard doing something right as they do something wrong.

Kelly L. Johnson

What we should have done we didn’t, and what we shouldn’t have done we did.


Wherever I go, people are waving at me. Maybe if I do a good job, they’ll use all their fingers.

Frank King

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

Dr. Henry Kissinger
1923 —     

Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.

Ray Knight
1952 —     

The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

The man who thinks he can do without the world is indeed mistaken; but the man who thinks the world cannot do without him is mistaken even worse.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

Good hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even when you wish they were.

MAD Magazine

We’re living in an age where lemonade is made with artificial ingredients and furniture polish is made with real lemons.

MAD Magazine

The suburbs are where they cut down all the trees and then name the streets after them.

MAD Magazine

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