Bono – “The less you know, the more you believe.”
“Caution: Cape does not enable user to fly.”
-Batman costume warning label
I have opinions of my own — strong opinions — but I don’t always agree with them. — President George Bush
The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least.
You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
—A. A. Milne
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.
The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.
We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong.
Don’t ever wrestle with a pig. You’ll both get dirty, but the pig will enjoy it.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant
all day so you can afford to live in it.
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him
for what he is.
When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.