TWENTY WRY QUOTES

Mascot sword and pistolAnother of Balladeer’s Blog’s Top Twenty Lists for 2020.

“Whoever is not a misanthrope at forty can never have loved mankind.” – Nicolas Chamfort 

“There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.” – Albert Camus

“Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.” – Norman Douglas

“To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.” – George Santayana

“Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.” – Honore de Balzac

“A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.” – Logan Pearsall Smith

“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

“Barack Obama is the piece of dog-crap stubbornly clinging to the bottom of history’s shoes.” – Edward Wozniak

“A woman drove me to drink, and I never even had the courtesy to thank her.” – W.C. Fields

“When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes I begin to think of the victims of intact ones.” – Peter de Vries

“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.” – James Thurber

“Only one more indispensable massacre of capitalists or communists or fascists or Christians or heretics and there we are in the Golden Future.” – Aldous Huxley

“Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.” – Aleister Crowley

“Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.” – George Orwell

“Self-proclaimed historians are liars with a political axe to grind and their version of events must always be questioned.” – Janet Smith

“The making of a journalist: no ideas and the ability to express them.” – Karl Kraus

“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread.” – Anatole France

“Hell hath no fury like a liberal scorned.” – Dick Gregory 

“Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” – H.G. Wells 

“I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.” – Fran Lebowitz 

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6 responses to “TWENTY WRY QUOTES

  1. Marco

    That quote about Obama is the best one!

  2. Kris

    All of these were sheer genius!

  3. Shaquanda

    Obama was a disappointment. Bill Clinton is still the first black president to me.

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