29 August 2011


Twelve quotations:-

"All the world is queers save thee and me and even thou art a little queer" - Robert Owen (1771-1858)

"Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never led to hate and almost always leads to love."
- John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

"There is nothing greater than enthusiasm" - Henry Moore (1898 - 1986)

"Honest people don't hide their deeds" - Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)

"Talking about the general psychological health of the species, man. He needs the existence of mysteries, not their solution" - John Fowles (1926-2005)

"Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens - Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." - Harper Lee (b.1926)

"Had I been a man, I might have explored the poles or climbed Mount Everest, but as it was, my spirit found outlet in the air." - Amy Johnson (1903-1941)

"Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet." - Bob Dylan (b. 1941)

"Better to die standing than to live on your knees" - Ernesto "Che" Guevara (1928-1967)

"We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over." - Aneurin Bevan (1897 -1960)

"Discrimination still exists. Some people feel that their own beliefs are being threatened. Some are unhappy about unfamiliar cultures. They all need to be reassured that there is so much to be gained by reaching out to others; that diversity is indeed a strength and not a threat." - Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926)

Have you got any favourite quotations you'd like to share?


  1. I don't drink water; fish fuck in it.~ W. C . Fields

    It's not the men in my life that counts-it's the life in my men. ~ Mae West

    I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. ~ Winston Churchill

    I could go on!

  2. 'Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.'

    Rosa Luxemburg

    'To express the most difficult matters clearly and intelligently is to strike coins out of pure gold.'

    Emanuel von Geibel

    'Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.'

    Douglas Adams

    'If you're in a car traveling at the speed of light and you turn your headlights on, does anything happen?'

    Steven Wright

  3. JOHN GRAY AND SHOOTERS Thanks for sharing your favourite quotations.
    OTHER VISITORS "Folks who won't share their favourite quotations are like the seagulls that follow the trawler because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea." - Eric Cantona

  4. The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Man is ubelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation. --John Kemeny

    The ox moves slowly, but the earth is patient. --Unknown

    I complained because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet. --Unknown

  5. I can't remember anything long enough to quote it. Throw me another sardine.

  6. Some corkers from Doncaster's finest, Kevin Keegan...

    'The 33 or 34-year-olds will be 36 or 37 by the time the next World Cup comes around, if they're not careful.'

    'They're the second best team in the world, and there's no higher praise than that.'

    'Chile have three options - they could win or they could lose.'

    'That decision, for me, was almost certainly definitely wrong.'

    'Argentina won't be at Euro 2000 because they're from South America.'

    'The tide is very much in our court now.'

    'That decision, for me, was almost certainly definitely wrong.'

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  8. Anonymous8:27 pm

    When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. - John Muir

    Without love what are we worth? 89 cents. 89 cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. - Hawkeye, M.A.S.H.

    We're born naked and live drag. - Rupaul

    I think I have enough for a blog...

  9. Stupid is like nuclear waste. . . it can be used for good or evil (and you don't want to get any on you).—-Sue Cifaldi

    No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
    -- Helen Keller

    Don't go to bed angry. Stay up and fight. --Phyllis Diller


  10. I'll have my sardines on toast please !


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