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WITandWISDOM(tm) - April 30, 1998
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso
(Shared by Judy M. Robinett via INSPIRE http://www.infoadvn.com/inspire/)
Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realizing you were the prisoner! - Max Lucado
(Shared by Bruce Bell via MONDAY FODDER by Dave in Hongkong firstname.lastname@example.org)
THIS & THAT:
GROUCHO MARX QUOTES
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Room service? Send up a larger room.
Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?
Those are my principles. If you don't like them I have others.
He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
A child of five could understand this. Fetch me a child of five.
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.
You know I could rent you out as a decoy for duck hunters?
You've got the brain of a four-year-old boy, and I'll bet he was glad to get rid of it.
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know.
I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a book.
I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I must confess, I was born at a very early age.
I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members.
Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
Do you think I could buy back my introduction to you?
Time wounds all heels.
Whatever it is I'm against it.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
(Shared by Udi Latarre)
The Israeli police were looking for a man named Joseph, wanted for looting in the port city of Haifa. The suspect was described as the son of a Barcelona ex-nun and a German father. He was a former flutist, and he worked occasionally as a farmer. In short, he was "A HAIFA-LOOTIN', FLUTIN' TEUTON, SON-OF-A-NUN FROM BARCELONA, PART-TIME PLOWBOY JOE."
(Shared by Bill's Punch Line email@example.com)
Even if you never earned a college degree, don't worry, you're in good company. Irving Berlin, for instance, only had two years of formal schooling. He never took a music lesson in his life and never learned how to read music. When he composed his songs, he would hum the melody and a musical secretary would write down the notes. He became one of the greatest songwriters the United States has ever known.
(Bits & Pieces, December 13, 1990, http://www.epinc.com/)