Some have the name of the originator, others do not. If you would like more information, you may refer to the book from which I obtained them: 1,911 Best things anybody ever said, by Robert Byrne
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes along.
There is more to life than increasing its speed. Gandhi
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis.
Is life worth living? That depends on the liver.
For three days after death, hair and nails continue to grow, but text messages taper off.
There is no money in poetry, but there is no poetry in money either. Robert Graves
Too clever is dumb.
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow. Oscar Wilde
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde
Don’t be humble. You’re not that great. Golda Meir
When turkeys mate they think of swans. Johnny Carson
How do you un-thaw a turkey? Blow in its ear. Johnny Carson
To enter life by way of the vagina is as good a way as any. Henry Miller
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. Aristotle
(Gore Vidal, about children) The nakedness of their bad character! We adults have learned how to disguise our terrible character, but children, well, they are like grotesque drawings of us.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy
Sex is nobody’s business except the three people involved.
Whatever deceives seems to produce a magical enchantment. Plato
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good. Robert Graves
A manuscript, like a freshly planted flower seed, is never improved by showing it to somebody before it is completed.