An Indian Civilizational Perspective

Great quotes and one-liners!

Some great one-liners/Quotes for this morning..

To start with here is one to do with the two US political parties.. in keeping with the elections mood!

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
– Ambrose Bierce

Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald

We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
– Tom Stoppard

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer ‘Present’ or ‘Not guilty.’
– Theodore Roosevelt

Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others.
– Jonathan Winters

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
– Oscar Wilde

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
– Soren Kierkegaard

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
– Alfred North Whitehead

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