T - Trite Quotations - T
"The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues."
"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end."
"I think we've been through a period where too many people have been given to understand that if they have a problem, it's the government's job to cope with it. 'I have a problem, I'll get a grant.' 'I'm homeless, the government must house me.' They're casting their problem on society. And, you know, there is no such thing as society. There are individual men and women, and there are families. And no government can do anything except through people, and people must look to themselves first. It's our duty to look after ourselves and then, also to look after our neighbour. People have got the entitlements too much in mind, without the obligations. There's no such thing as entitlement, unless someone has first met an obligation." - Prime minister Margaret Thatcher, talking to Woman's Own magazine, October 31 1987
A racetrack is a place where windows clean people.
Hunter S. Thompson
"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
Henry David Thoreau
"How vain it is to sit down and write if you have not stood up to live."
"I do not have a psychiatrist and I do not want one, for the simple reason that if he listened to me long enough, he might become disturbed."
"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time."
Count Leo Tolstoy
"A Gentleman is a man who will pay his gambling debts even when he knows he has been cheated."
"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself"
"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."
"Nobody but you and your caddie care what you do out there, and if your caddie is betting against you, he doesn't care, either."
"Anybody caught selling macrame in public should be dyed a natural color and hung out to dry."
"The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever."
"If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect."
Harry S. Truman
"If you can't convince them, confuse them."
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