Quotes of the Day

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'Nope, there isn't any more to life. Hunt...gather...that's pretty much it.'

‘Nope, there isn’t any more to life. Hunt…gather…that’s pretty much it.’

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'Socks with sandals? I guess Socrates' wisdom doesn't include a fashion sense.'

‘Socks with sandals? I guess Socrates’ wisdom doesn’t include a fashion sense.’

'Yes, I can tell you the meaning of life, but then I would have to kill you.'

‘Yes, I can tell you the meaning of life, but then I would have to kill you.’

imageQuotes to Live By

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight,
it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
– Mark Twain

These quotes capture the subtle and ironic nature of life. These are not slapstick funny quotes, but truly wise quotes to live by that convey their important messages indirectly through the use of humor. Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde, among others, were masters of using humor to make important points.

Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
– Mark Twain

Always listen to the experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done and why. Then do it.
– Robert Heinlein

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.
– Mark Twain

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
– Oscar Wilde

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
– Dalai Lama

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
– Oscar Wilde

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
– Epictetus

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
– Albert Einstein

Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.
– James Dewar

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