Bra citat

Nedan följer ett antal citat jag tycker är trevliga. Precis som det mesta på Jonas sidor är inte detta i närheten av klart, men här är i alla fall början på Jonas lilla fortune-fil.

Ett ställe där man kan hämta många bra citat är The Lyttle Lytton Contest eller vad sägs om:
"Monica had exploded, and I had a mystery, and pieces of her pancreas, on my hands."
"The night passed like a kidney stone: painfully and with the help of major sedatives."
"Six o'clock comes early, and so does death."

Här är en replikväxling mellan Lady Astor och Winston Churchill jag tycker om:
"Winston, if you were my husband, I should flavour your coffe with poison."
"Madam if I were your husband, I should drink it."

"When I am dead, I hope it may be said,
his sins were scarlet but his books were read"
Hilaire Belloc

"Here Lies
Ezekiel Aikle
Aged 102
The Good
Die Young"

"A hippie is someone who looks like Tarzan, walks like Jane and smells like Cheeta."
Ronald Reagan

Här följer en drös av "Groucho Marx"-repliker:
"I've had a wonderful evening, but this wasn't it"
"Time Flies like an arrow. Fruit Flies like a banana."
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."
"If you want to see a comic strip, you should see me in the shower."

"No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he is a dirty little beast."
Sir William Scwenck Gilbert commenting on an old friend.

När hon av Jean Harlow tillfrågades om uttalet av sitt namn svarade Margot Asquith: "No, the t is silent, as in Harlow."

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
Douglas Adams, Last Chance to See

"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry, and is generally considered to have been a bad move."
Douglas Adams

"I may be wrong, but I'm not uncertain."
Robert Heinlein, Glory Road

"The whole principle is wrong; it's like demanding that grown men live on skim milk because the baby can't eat steak."
Robert Heinlein om censur

Mozart, på förfrågan om råd om hur man komponerar en symfoni:
"Du är ju fortfarande ung, varför inte börja med ballader?"
"Men du komponerade symfonier när du var bara tio år."
"Sant, men jag frågade inte hur man gör."

"And how was your flight, Sir?"
"Have you ever flown?"
"Oh, yes, Sir, many times."
"Well, it was like that."
Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh

"Jag tyckte om din opera. Jag tror jag ska tonsätta den."

Earl Warren: "I'm pleased to see such a dense crowd here today."
"Don't be too pleased, Governor, we ain't all dense."

"Of course, America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up."
Oscar Wilde

På Halloweenfest: "Ducking for apples, change one letter and it's the story of my life."
Dorothy Parker

"They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human kowledge."
Thomas Reed

"My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord make my enemies ridiculous. God has granted it. "

"A witty saying proves nothing."

"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult."
Charlotte Whitton

"You may have genius. The contrary is, of course, probable."
Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Bakom varje framgångsrik man, står en förvånad kvinna."

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever"
Napoleon Bonaparte

"Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder"