So the F1 qualifying session from Suzuka was postponed because of heavy rain. Instead of going back to bed, I watched the sun come up at Nesodden and added a few new one-liners. There are also some in this list that were added previously, but I didn’t bother to write an entry about it because it was only one or two at the time. Since I add the odd new one-liner ever now and then, be sure to check the listing regularly.
- It’s one thing to give advice, it’s another to take it.
- “A generation which ignores history has no past – and no future.” - Robert A. Heinlein
- “So the best way to be happy, is to make the other person happy.” - Dalai Lama
- “A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” - Robert Frost
- “Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable than risk being happy.” - Robert Anthony
- If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
- “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” - Mark Twain
- “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” - Ambrose Redmoon
- “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” - Oscar Wilde
- “The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it.” - Joan Rivers
- “How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.” - Fred Brooks
- “I’m not a vegetarian because I love animals. I’m a vegetarian because I hate plants.” - A. Whitney Brown
- “Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.” - Voltaire
- “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” - George Bernard Shaw
- “No matter how old you are, there’s always something good to look forward to.” - Lynn Johnston
- “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” - Cousin Woodman
- “Before they invented drawing boards, what did they go back to?” - George Carlin
- “The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.” - Robert Bloch
- “When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep — not screaming, like the passengers in his car.” - Jack Handey
- “Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” - Douglas Adams
- “I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.” - Henny Youngman
- “Everyone needs believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.” - William Claude Dukenfield
- “If your wife wants to learn to drive, don’t stand in her way.” - Stan Levenson
- “The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.” - Paul Fix
There you go; a few classics that you’ve undoubtedly have heard before and a some new ones. Please let me know if you spot some duplicates in the complete listing. Thank you!
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