Quotes From Famous People

Quotes From Famous People The Humor Project
Words of Wisdom – Mark Twain
September 25, 2017
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“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” –Mark Twain Readers, given the shenanigans in Washington these days I don’t know what to say….  Take a break from the political nonsense and join the Etc.Guy Facebook page.
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Andy Rooney (and fine print)
May 9, 2017
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“The one thing you can be certain of: Nothing in fine print is good news.” Andy Rooney, American writer and  humorist, 1919-2011 Andy Rooney was a real smart guy, but his cranky observations made him a funny guy too. Among my present reads is “Years of Minutes, The Best of Rooney from 60 Minutes.”
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Erma Bombeck-Never Serious
February 26, 2017
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“Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously.  It’s literary suicide.” Erma Bombeck (American humorist, writer and columnist.  1927-1996)
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Why Dave Barry Doesn’t Write About Religion
November 29, 2016
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The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.  Dave Barry Just experimenting here with this post but as you can tell I’m a huge Dave Barry fan.  For more on Dave Barry and my quest to find humor […]
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Everybody Has Their Guy (or Man)
August 25, 2016
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In the dictionary there are words for everything.  Dave Barry Every person has their guy. The three of us loitered outside the concert hall killing time.  Jane and Peg, music moms, stood with arms crossed and discussed car problems.  Jane gushed about her guy as I walked up. “He’s the best,” Jane said, her eyes […]
Holidays Quotes From Famous People
Time Swooshes into Another Holiday Season
November 28, 2015
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How did it get late so soon?  It’s night before its afternoon.  December is here before its June.  My goodness how the time has flewn.  How did it get late so soon? Dr. Suess (1904 – 1991) It seems just a week ago my kids filled plastic pumpkins full of Halloween candy.  And only eight […]
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Upcoming Trivia Bee to be a Jocular Event
October 29, 2015
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“To speak well and eloquently is a great art, but an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ready, fire, aim. I’m one who, to my wife’s chagrin and mortification, sometimes speaks first then thinks later about what I just said.  The fuse between my mouth and vocal […]
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Quotes from Famous People – Teddy Roosevelt
June 30, 2015
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“When you are asked to do a job, tell ‘em ‘Certainly I can!’  Then get busy and find out how to do it.”  Teddy Roosevelt, 1958 -1919 (26th President of the United States, 1901 to 1909)
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Quotes from Famous People – W. C. Fields
March 29, 2014
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I’ve suffered from writer’s block this week and spent hours, and seven drafts, on a particular piece.  No dice, it’s sent back to either the drawing board or round-file. This quote seems to fit:  “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  Then quit.  There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.”  […]