Monday, February 07, 2005

Quotations #037

"One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts." -- Samuel Johnson

"From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own." -- Publius Syrius (1c BCE)

"I see no wisdom in saving up indignation for a rainy day." -- Heywood Broun

"The man who sees the consistency in things is a wit; the man who sees the inconsistency of things is a humorist." -- G. K. Chesterton

"The purpose of satire is to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cozy half-truth. And our business, as I see it, is to put it back again." -- Michael Flanders

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