Wise Quotes

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    I play nice concert halls. Intimate venues. It was Liberace who started the trend for huge stadiums. Now everyone does these huge events like Hitler did.

    Tony Bennett
     



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    Meanness and stupidity are so closely related that anything you do to decrease one will probably also decrease the other.

    Paul Graham
     



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    Don’t let it be all in your head, nor all in your body.

    V.L. Allineare
     



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    We should help people, not destroy them. Abraham Lincoln said we have to feed America and then Africa and the Middle East. What do we do? We sold weapons to them.

    Tony Bennett
     



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    Doing what needs to be done may not make you happy, but it will make you great.

    George Bernard Shaw
     



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    Follow your heart and become the person you want to be in the world.

    Bob Peart, Quoted in The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, John Izzo
     



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    I’ve always been a fairly reserved middle-class kind of girl.That’s why I like music, because I’m able to express my dark side. It’s not about thinking – it’s like your brain is in your body. It feels good.

    Kim Gordon
     



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    I take the Bible too seriously to read it literally.

    Karl Barth
     



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    Free will does not mean one will, but many wills conflicting in one man.

    Flannery O’Connor
     



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    The big trouble with dumb bastards is that they are too dumb to believe there is such a thing as being smart.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    Whenever I’ve gambled I’ve lost. I’ve never made money that I haven’t earned.

    William Shatner
     



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    The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small

    Witter Bynner, The Way of Life According to Lao Tzu
     



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    My wife has been killed by a machine which should never have come into the hands of any human being. It is called a firearm. It makes the blackest of all human wishes come true at once, at a distance: that something die. There is evil for you. We cannot get rid of mankind’s fleetingly evil wishes. We can get rid of the machines that make them come true. I give you a holy word: DISARM.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    During the Cold War, a group of Russian journalists toured the United States. On the final day of their visit, they were asked by their hosts for their impressions. ‘I have to tell you,’ said their spokesman, ‘that we were astonished to find after reading all the newspapers and watching TV, that all the opinions on all the vital issues were by and large, the same. To get that result in our country, we imprison people, we tear out their fingernails. Here, you don’t have that. What’s the secret? How do you do it?’

    John Pilger
     



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    You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

    Leo Aikman
     






               

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