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August One-Liners

Here are August’s additions to the one-liners collection:

  • “Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.” — Peter Ustinov
  • “I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend, to the death, your right to say it.” — Voltaire Evelyn Beatrice Hall
  • “In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.” — John Lilly
  • “The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.” — Arnold H. Glascow
  • “Truth above all, even when it upsets and overwhelms us.” — Henri Frédéric Amie
  • Last night I played a blank tape at full blast. The mime next door went nuts.
  • Why do you press harder on a remote control when you know the battery is dead?
  • “A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.” — Robert Frost
  • “If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable.” — John F. Kennedy
  • “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “Probably all laws are useless; for good men do not want laws at all, and bad men are made no better by them.” — Demonax
  • To worry about tomorrow is to be unhappy today.
  • “There’s nothing to match curling up with a good book when there’s a repair job to be done around the house.” — Joe Ryan
  • “If you wish to know what a man is, place him in authority.” (Yugoslav proverb)
  • “One kind word can warm three winter months.” (Japanese proverb)
  • “It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.” — Georges Duhamel
  • Never forget that your weapon is made by the lowest bidder.
  • “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” — Ambrose Bierce
  • “Love cures people; both the ones who give it, and the ones who receive it.” — Dr. Karl Menninger
  • “Marriage is a great institution, but I’m not ready for an institution yet.” — Mae West.

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