Some of My Favourite Quotations


        


"There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating 
themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before."
                                          Willa Cather

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
                             Eleanor Roosevelt

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it can only be lived forwards."
                                           Soren Kierkegaard

"So oft we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies."
                               John Mason Brown

"If you treat people right, they will treat you right - 90% of the time."
                                          Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Thoughts run deeper than words - feelings run deeper than thoughts."
                                             Anonymous

"The great majority of men live lives of quiet desperation."
                                        Thoreau

It takes about 10 years to get used to how old you are.
                                    Anonymous

It wasn't until quite late in life that I discovered how easy it is to
say, "I don't know."
                                 Somerset Maugham

A sign of maturity is when keeping a secret gives you more pleasure
than telling one.
                                               Anonymous

The trouble is that you think you have time.
                             Anonymous
                                        
Everything in moderation, including moderation.
                             Anonymous

How many times is it appropriate to say "What?" before you just nod 
and smile because you still didn't hear or understand a word they said?
                             Anonymous

Sometimes I'll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it
        is.                         Anonymous

I didn't believe in reincarnation in my last life, either.
                             Anonymous

Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach a person to use the Internet 
and they won't bother you for weeks.
                  Anonymous

I plan to live forever. So far, so good!
                             Anonymous

Warning: Dates on calendar are closer than they appear.
                                 Anonymous

Senior Citizen: "Give me my damn discount!"
                             Anonymous

Old age comes at a bad time.
                 Anonymous

You're just jealous because the voices only talk to me.
                                   Anonymous

My wife keeps complaining I never listen to her (or something like that).
                                          Anonymous

What if the hokey pokey is really what it's all about?
                                      Anonymous

This one is for techies...
There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary, and those who don't.
                                                            Anonymous


And one of my favourite fables...
Once upon a time, two brothers left the countryside to move to the city to look 
for work. Just outside of the city, the first brother met an old man and asked 
him,  "What are the people like in this city?"   The old man replied, 'Well, how 
were they where you come from?'  "They were all grumpy and miserable," replied 
the brother. "That's why I decided to leave."  "You'll find the people here 
about the same," said the old man.
  
A little while later, the second brother met the old man.  He too asked, "What 
are the people like in this city?  The old man replied, 'Well, how were they 
where you come from?' "They were wonderful people.  Friendly and kind." replied 
the brother.  "That's why it was so hard for me to leave." "You'll find the 
people here about the same," said the old man.



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