The Quote Meme

The Quote Meme

Julie D. has tagged me with yet another meme going around, this one utilizing the random quote generator.

Go here, to the random quotes generator, and look through random quotes until you find five that you think:

a) reflect who you are


b) what you believe.

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.

Oscar Wilde

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.

Henry Kissinger

The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.

Henry S. Haskins

To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!

H. L. Mencken

If living conditions don’t stop improving in this country, we’re going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men.

Russell P. Askue

I’m now supposed to tag five more people, but I don’t know who’s done this yet or not so anyone who wants to consider themselves tagged should do so.

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  • My 5:
    [Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
    Mark Twain

    Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
    Irish Proverb

    Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
    Mark Twain

    When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
    Helen Keller

    Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.
    Norman Mailer