Tag Archives: Quotations

Quotable #9: The Future

“Prognostications are a notable proof of the wild curiosity of our nature, grasping at and anticipating future things, as if we had not enough to do to digest the present.” – Anon.

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He Who Laughs Last, Laughs Best

Many of us are familiar with the proverb “He who laughs last, laughs best.” (which is probably from the  Italian proverb “Ride bene chi ride l’ultimo”). The following are some more thoughts about last laughs. “He who laughs last has … Continue reading

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Quotable #8: Hardship

“Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves.” – William D’Avenant

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Quotable #7: Excuses

“If all the crutches in the world were laid end to end, there still wouldn’t be enough for the lame excuses.” – W. T. Rutherford

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Quotable #6: Health Books

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ― Mark Twain

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Quotable #5: Critics

“Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.” – Henry Fielding

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Quotable #4: More Than You Bargained For

“A bargain is something you don’t need at a price you can’t resist.” – Franklin Jones

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