Congregated here are quotes found through an extensive research process outlined as follows. Throughout any regular day, while browsing the internet for whatever reason, one may stumble upon a good quote and say "wow, that's profound." Those I find worthwhile or funny are posted here.


Father Righi

If [the atheist] does not see the sun in the sky at midday, he cannot sue me because I see it and he does not.


Walter Bagehot

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Pablo Picasso

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once one grows up.


Michael Pritchard

You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

I John 4:11

Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.


Twelfth Night ‡ Act 2, scene 5

Some are born great, some achieve greatness,
and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.

A Midsummer Night's Dream ‡ Act 1, scene 1

Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind;
And therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind.

Cymbeline ‡ Act 4, scene 2

Golden lads and girls all must,
As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.

Julius Caesar ‡ Act 1, scene 2

Beware the ides of March.

Julius Caesar ‡ Act 3, scene 1

But I am constant as the northern star,
Of whose true-fix'd and resting quality
There is no fellow in the firmament.

Othello ‡ Act 3, scene 3

I swear 'tis better to be much abus'd
Than but to know't a little.

Hamlet ‡ Act 2, scene 2

Brevity is the soul of wit.

Richard III ‡ Act 5, scene 4

A horse, a horse! my kingdom for a horse!


I'll have her.
But I'll not keep her long.

Richard III

O, I have passed a miserable night,
So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams,
That, as I am a Christian faithful man,
I would not spend another such a night,
Though 't were to buy a world of happy days.


Our revels now are ended. These our actors,
As I foretold you, were all spirits, and
Are melted into air, into thin air:
And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff
As dreams are made on; and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.


Oh thou invisible spirit of wine.
If thou hadst no name to be known by,
let us call thee devil.


False faces must hide what false hearts doth know.



Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.

Bertrand Russell

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

Sir Arthur Aelps

Wise sayings sometimes fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away.

W.R. Inge

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.


Rich Cook

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.



Don't shoot the messenger.


Chris Stoddard

Why would someone quote himself?

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