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  • Writer's pictureD. Randall Faro

Please Quote Me

Have you ever been quoted? Have you said or thought things that would be worth quoting? I’ve been collecting quotes for four decades . . . some for fun, most for use in my writing and speaking professional life. Here follows a few . . . some for fun, some for contemplation. Not all the authors are familiar to me, but no difference . . . it’s the words that count. Enjoy!

“Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.” Alan Dundes

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” Albert Einstein

“Trouble knocked at the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.” Benjamin Franklin

“Inside me there’s a thin person struggling to get out, but I can usually sedate him with four or five cupcakes.” Bob Thaves

“When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I’m beginning to believe it.” Clarence Darrow

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” Dorothy Parker

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” Emo Philips

“The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.” Fred Allen

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” George Carlin

“I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need, if I die by four o’clock.” Henny Youngman

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