Thursday, February 12, 2009

Quotes 13

I bought some batteries, but they weren't included. -Steven Wright

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. -Lewis Thomas

I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it. -Mary Chase

If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue. -Unknown

No. -Amy Carter

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. -Malcolm Forbes

I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars. -Fred Allen

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink. -George Orwell (I told you it was late)

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future. -Niels Bohr

I don't own a cell phone or a pager. I just hang around everyone I know, all the time. If someone wants to get a hold of me, they just say 'Mitch,' and I say 'what?' and turn my head slightly. -Mitch Hedberg

1 comment:

Mr. Worm said...

Oh, boy... "...the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers." Now that, my friend, is a scary thought indeed!