Some Good Fun Lines

"It is never worth a first-class person's time to express a majority opinion. By definition, there are plenty of others to do that."

	-- G. H. Hardy

"The plural of 'anecdote' is not 'data'."

	-- Donald M. Berwick

"The difference between theory and practice is even larger in practice than it is in theory."

	-- Attributed to Steve Crocker

"The two most common things in the Universe are hydrogen and stupidity."

	-- Harlan Ellison

"You know how dumb the average person is? Well, by definition, half of 'em are dumber than THAT."

	-- J.R. "Bob" Dobbs

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."

	-- Unknown

"If I have learned anything at all, it's that I know nothing about women. They remain a mystery. But I've learned to stop trying to figure them out."

	-- Charlie Sheen

"Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then."

	-- Katharine Hepburn

"Newt Gingrich has gone Lord Acton one better; he's been corrupted by power he doesn't even have yet."

	-- George Stephanopoulos

"Never believe anything until it has been officially denied."

	-- Otto von Bismark

"All newspaper editorial writers ever do is come down from the hills after the battle is over and shoot the wounded."

	-- Bruce Anderson, "Anderson Valley Advertiser", Nov. 15, 1989

"Don't be afraid that the world will end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia."

	-- Charles Schultz

"The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us."

	-- Bill Watterson, "Calvin and Hobbes"

If you want to be happy for an evening, drink some rice wine. If you want to be happy for a week, butcher a pig. If you want to be happy for a year, get married. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, become a gardener.

	-- Chinese Proverb

Brahms was once reported to have left a party with the exit line, "If there is anyone here I have not offended, I apologize."

	-- Unknown

"people who are either uninformed, misinformed or poorly informed."

	-- Donald Rumsfeld

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