Posts Categorized: Notes on Quotes

Idea Starters

“It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.”
Jerry Seinfeld
Maybe this should make us a little suspicious of the reporting. CSW

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“Weather forecast for tonight: dark.”
George Carlin
Finally, a weatherman with 100% accuracy. CSW

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“I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It’s chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one.”
Paul Simon
Inspiration can come from the unlikeliest places. CSW

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“Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.”
Thomas Szasz
Too many people would rather have a good excuse than do the right thing. CSW

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“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.”
Lily Tomlin
Daydreams need to be specific, and in color. CSW

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“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.”
Brooke Shields
Is she speaking from her own experience or someone else’s? CSW

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“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”
Douglas Adams
Some people just don’t know how to worry. CSW

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“I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people.”
Rodney Dangerfield
Everything needs to be seen in the proper context. CSW

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No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Abraham Lincoln
How great it would be if people who lie could just remember that quote. CSW

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“They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.”
Clint Eastwood
It’s a matter of perspective… marriages made in heaven; so are starry nights and sunny days. CSW

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Idea Starters

“If it weren’t for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we’d still be eating frozen radio dinners.”
Johnny Carson
I will never eat a frozen dinner; they’re bad enough microwaved. CSW

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“I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.”
Imelda Marcos
Excess is not a specific number, it’s just having more than you can possibly need. CSW

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I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.
Robin Williams
I’m sorry, but you’re wrong. I’m just trying to fix that. CSW

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If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
Henny Youngman
Humanity spends too much time lamenting and not enough time repenting. CSW

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A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.
Bill Cosby
Unfortunately, the wise will listen while the stupid plug their ears. CSW

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Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.”
Anthony Burgess
But if you’re snoring you won’t know you’re alone. CSW

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“If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
Jack Benny
Many things are a situation of mind over matter. CSW

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“I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three.”
Elayne Boosler
This is real security. Clever people have clever solutions. CSW

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“Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don’t know one child with a full time job and children.”
Bill Hicks
Children don’t know how smart they are, neither do parents. CSW

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“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”
Benjamin Franklin
When God created grapes He knew the juice wouldn’t keep. CSW

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“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”
Jim Carrey
But the man doesn’t believe it. CSW

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“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is.”
Ellen DeGeneres
Old people who wander should be kept on a leash. CSW

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“We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.”
W. H. Auden
Maybe I’m an “other”. CSW

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“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
Terry Pratchett
But the trouble with a closed mind is that nothing good can come out. CSW

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“A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.”
Oliver Herford
A man need not change his mind, unless a woman tells him to. CSW

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