Groucho Marx:

There’s one way to find out if a man is honest – ask him. If he says, ‘Yes,’ you know he is a crook.

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Chuck Jones:

The older I get, the more individuality I find in animals and the less I find in humans.

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Gene Fowler:

He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it’s bottled.

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RIP Tim Hauser, founding member of Manhattan Transfer.

Vocal jazz at its best.

No, he wasn’t actually from New York City, but he might as well have been.

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Al Yankovic:

You fake something until you’re good at it.

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Mike Nichols:

There’s nothing in the American dream about character. It’s a serious flaw.

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Off to drink liberally.

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Hugh Downs:

I’ve always thought that the stereotype of the dirty old man is really the creation of a dirty young man who wants the field to himself.

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Charles de Secondat:

There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.

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New day, new place.

Drinking Liberally is a gathering place for liberals. Socialize and laugh in a friendly atmosphere.

When: 6 p., Thursday, October 16.

Where:
FM Restaurant
320 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA (map)

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14 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Charles Babbage:

Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.

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13 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Ben Hecht:

Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.

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12 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Jeffrey Archer:

Chatterers are a menace.

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11 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

William Hazlitt:

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.

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10 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Larry Dixon:

If two people were exactly alike, one of them would be unnecessary.

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09 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Frederick Law Olmstead:

The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth.

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08 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Beilby Porteus:

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.

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07 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Family matters.

My aunt has passed away at 102.

She was ready to go.

Now I go to say farewell.

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07 October 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: First Looks

Eddie Izzard:

If there is a God, his plan is very similar to someone not having a plan.

As I write this, qotd.org, my favorite quotations site, has been off the air for several days. I’ve corresponded with Van, creator of the site; he’s a hell of a nice fellow and I hope everything is okay with him.

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