Quotes & Lyrics (page 4)

The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
--Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening - Robert Frost--

Life must go on and the dead be forgotten. Life must go on though good men die. Anne, eat your breakfast. Dan, take your medicine. Life must go on, I forget just why.
--Lament by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)--

Once, I remember, I was almost happy. I believe it involved being young, a sultry August day, summer recess, and fishing with a friend.
--Don Weiser--

I don't care what people think about me, as long as they think I was honest.
--Barry Goldwater--

Ally, we're all alone. Being in a relationship just makes it easier to take.
--Fishism from Ally McBeal--

All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
--Samuel Butler--

I can't help but find it ironic that, years ago, Hillary Cliton, making fun of Loretta Lynn, said she wasn't some "stand by your man" kind of woman. Look at her now!
--Don Weiser--

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
--Benjamin Franklin--

Some people don't think that more handguns are related to more shootings. Some people don't think that higher highway speeds are related to more accidents. Some people don't think that violence in movies and on TV leads to more violence in society. Some people don't think.
--Don Weiser--

When God hands you a gift, He also hands you a whip.
--Truman Capote--

From the "Is it safe out there?" files: Charlotte, NC installed cameras at intersections where people were running red lights. They expected the film to last all day. The cameras shot so many red light runners, the film was used up in one hour!
--Don Weiser--

He that lives upon Hope will die fasting.
--Benjamin Franklin--

The world is no longer a romantic place. Some of its people still are however and therein lies the promise. Don't let the world win, Ally McBeal.
--John (Strange Little Biscuit)--

I'm not only not a very good catch, I think I've begun to spoil.
--Don Weiser--

If the river was whiskey and I was a divin' duck you know I'd swim to the bottom and I'd never come up.
--Hesitation Blues--

As a young boy when I used to come up here (church steeple), I knew, even then, that to love the world, you have to get away from it.
--Priest from the movie, "The King of Hearts"--

Good and bad I defined these terms, quite clear no doubt somehow, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.
--Bob Dylan--

Equality, I spoke their words as if a wedding vow, ah but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.

They are spoon-feeding Cassanova to get him to feel more assured, then they'll kill him with self-confidence after poisoning him with words.
--Bob Dylan--

At midnight all the agents and the superhuman crew come out and round up everyone who knows more than they do.
--"Desolation Row", Bob Dylan--

Well, I received your letter yesterday about the time that the doorknob broke, when you asked how I was doing, was that some kind of joke?
--"Desolation Row", Bob Dylan--

All these people that you mention yes, I know them, they are quite lame. I had to rearrange their faces and give them all another name. Right now I can't read too good don't send me no more letters no, not unless you mail them from Desolation Row
--"Desolation Row", Bob Dylan--

How am I? I am practicing being alone.
--Don Weiser--

Preserve your memories, they're all that's left you.
--"Old Friends", Simon & Garfunkle--

The difference between greatness and smallness.
Lincoln is remembered for an address, The Gettysburg.
Cliton will be remembered for a dress, Monica Lewinsky's.
--Don Weiser--

When there are two conflicting versions of the story, the wise course is to believe the one in which people appear at their worst.

Did you hear what really happened to the dinosaurs?
God called in a team of consultants and down-sized them all the way to birds.
--Don Weiser--

A quote during the infamous WATERGATE scandal involving President NIXON: "Yes, the president should resign. He has lied to the American people, time and time again, and betrayed their trust. He is no longer an effective leader. Since he has admitted guilt, there is no reason to put the American people through an impeachment. He will serve absolutely no purpose in finishing out his term; the only possible solution is for the President to save some dignity and resign."
-- William Jefferson Clinton, 1974 --

All that is necessary for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.
--Edward Burke--
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