The Scolai

“Just a Good Guy…With a Few Bad Habits”

More Favorite Quotes

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I haven’t posted one of these lists in quite some time. A recent e-mailer asked for more, so here they are:

“The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.” 

Herb Caen

“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.”

Elbert Hubbard 

“There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.”

Bertrand Russell 

“Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.”

G.M. Trevelyan 

“If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. “

Robert Fritz 

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”

George Bernard Shaw 

“Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson 

“A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.”

Robert Frost 

“Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.”

Henrick Tikkanen 

“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.”

Denis Diderot

And the best one I’ve read lately:

“I couldn’t bribe a wino on what I used to make.”

John Gorka






Written by thescolai

October 18, 2007 at 8:14 am

Posted in Blogroll, Quotes

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  1. You forgot my favorite quote.
    “Hold my beer, Im goin back into the pit”
    The Scolai

    Driver of the Wartabago

    October 20, 2007 at 3:51 am

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