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

The repository contains 88 quotes in the category “Classics.”
Showing quotes 61 through 80 in the category “Classics.” Page 1 2 3 4 5.

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.

Marshall McLuhan
1911 — 1980

To Clare Boothe Luce, who had held a door open and said, "Age before beauty":

Pearls before swine.

Dorothy Parker
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.

George Santayana
1863 — 1952

Before being executed in Florida's electric chair:

Capital punishment: them without the capital get the punishment.

John Spenkelink
1949 — 1979

You can’t go home again.

Thomas Wolfe
1900 — 1938

Don’t trust anyone over thirty.

Jack Weinberg

I have been a stranger in a strange land.

The Bible

Man doth not live by bread only.

The Bible

But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

The Bible

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?

Christopher Marlowe
1564 — 1593

What doctrine call you this, Che sarà sarà, what will be will be?

Christopher Marlowe
1564 — 1593

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Bert Lance
1931 — 2013

On 1946 boxing opponent Billy Conn:

He can run, but he can’t hide.

Joe Louis
1914 — 1981

The lunatics have taken charge of the asylum.

Richard Rowland
1881 — 1947

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