"Everything is vague to a degree you do not realise till you have tried to make it precise." - Bertrand Russell.
"We don't know a millionth of 1 per cent about anything." - Thomas Edison.
"In case your worried about what's going to become of the younger generation, it's going to grow up and start worrying about the younger generation" - Roger Allen.
"You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on it's hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men" - Max Beerbohm.
"I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions" -Augusten Burroughs.
"If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think, they'll hate you. - Don Marquis.
"The secret of being a bore is to tell everything." -Voltaire.
"One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say." - Will Durant.
"The best way to keep one's word is not to give it." - Napoleon Bonaparte.
"I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there." - Herb Caen.
"We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld.
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." - Henry David Thoreau.
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. - Dr Martin Luther King jr.
"The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others." - Friedrich Nietzsche.
"A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done." - Fred Allen.
"Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right." - H. L. Mencken.
"The intermediate stage between socialism and capitalism is alcoholism." - Norman Brenner.
"The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois." - Gustave Flaubert.
"You can't make up anything any more. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it." - Art Buchwald
"The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern." Lord Acton.
"Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember." Oscar Levant.
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy." - Ernest Benn.
"Faith is, at one and the same time absolutely necessary and altogether impossible." - Stanislaw Lem.