The journey of a thousand leagues begins from beneath your feet.
600? — 540? B.C.
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
1830 — 1916
The medium is the message.
1911 — 1980
To Clare Boothe Luce, who had held a door open and said, "Age before beauty":
Pearls before swine.
1893 — 1967
No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.
General George S. Patton
1885 — 1945
We have met the enemy and they are ours.
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
1785 — 1819
Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it.
1863 — 1952
Before being executed in Florida's electric chair:
Capital punishment: them without the capital get the punishment.
1949 — 1979
You can’t go home again.
1900 — 1938
Don’t trust anyone over thirty.
I have been a stranger in a strange land.
Man doth not live by bread only.
But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Don’t forget the Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules.
”Long run” is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.
John Maynard Keynes
1883 — 1946
Where both deliberate, the love is slight: Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight?
1564 — 1593
What doctrine call you this, Che sarà sarà, what will be will be?
1564 — 1593
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
1931 — 2013
On 1946 boxing opponent Billy Conn:
He can run, but he can’t hide.
1914 — 1981
The lunatics have taken charge of the asylum.
1881 — 1947