QUOTATIONS THAT BARTLETT MISSED
(most with good reason)
Great God, this is an awful place!
Despite all its faults, this is the best of all possible worlds. People notwithstanding, it has much to offer.
My Name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father -- prepare to die!
The brain is easily the least intelligent organ in the body.
If the human brain were simple enough for us to understand, we would be too simple to understand it.
Grab life by the beans.
There’s no such thing as Nihilism.
Give a man a fish and he eats today. Teach him to fish and you get rid of him for the whole weekend.
You basically say to your body: "I am going to climb this thing and I’m taking you with me."
Keep your stick on the ice.
The Federal Reserve specializes in precision guesswork.
The achievement of middle age is itself an achievement.
Either it is a well arranged universe or a chaos huddled together, but still a universe.
Art thou angry with him whose arm-pits stink? Art thou angry with him whose mouth smells foul?
What good will this anger do thee?
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
If you cut your foot off with that lawnmower, don’t coming running to me.
Free Will. It is a bitch.
You do not believe, you only believe that you believe.
The thought of suicide is a great consolation; one can get through many a bad night with it.
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
The point of therapy is to lead a normally disillusioned life.
Death is the cure for all diseases.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn no other way.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
I have so much to do that I’m going to bed.