Cool Quotes

"Women are meant to be loved, not understood."
-Oscar Wilde

"Come on, you apes! You wanta live forever?"
-Unknown platoon sergeant, 1918

"Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel."
-Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

"All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind."

"We make war that we may live in peace."

"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men."

"Life is a sexually transmitted disease."

"The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."
-Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988), "Job", 1984

"If there were no God, there would be no Atheists."
-G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

"Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Study hard, be evil."
-Seen on a T-shirt

"I was not making fun of you personally; I was heaping scorn on an inexcusably silly idea-a practice I shall always follow."
-Robert Heinlein (1907-1988), "Starship Troopers", 1959

"Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor, and the contrary opinion [violence never settles anything] is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and freedoms."
-Robert Heinlein (1907-1988), "Starship Troopers", 1959

I will update this as often as I can. It's surprisingly difficult to find poignant quotes on short notice.

Posted byJ. R. Guinness at 2:25 AM  


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