Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

“A desire not to butt into other people’s business is eighty percent of all human wisdom.”

March 29, 2018

Heinlein, Robert A.. Stranger in a Strange Land (p. 200). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“In the end, I think I went to war because it seemed like the safest thing to do.”

March 21, 2018

Kidder, Tracy. My Detachment: A Memoir (p. 44). Random House Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“The chaplain had sinned, and it was good. Common sense told him that telling lies and defecting from duty were sins. On the other hand, everyone knew that sin was evil and that no good could come from evil. But he did feel good; he felt positively marvelous. Consequently, it followed logically that telling lies and defecting from duty could not be sins. The chaplain had mastered, in a moment of divine intuition, the handy technique of protective rationalization, and he was exhilarated by his discovery. It was miraculous.”

March 14, 2018

Heller, Joseph. Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition (p. 417). Simon & Schuster. Kindle Edition.

“Many people think you played the role of Dirty Harry, but you actually played the role of his assistant, Steve.” David Letterman to Clint Eastwood

March 1, 2018

“If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.” – – Johnny Carson

March 1, 2018

 

Bushkin, Henry. Johnny Carson (p. 183). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.