- "I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." – Michael Jordan
- "Fast foods are quick, reasonably priced, and readily available alternatives to home cooking.
While convenient and economical for a busy lifestyle, fast foods are typically high in calories, fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt and may put people at risk for becoming overweight." - McResource
ostensibly advises McDonald's employees to not eat at McDonald's.
- “The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now.”- Bill Cosby.
- “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments.”- Earl Wilson.
- “You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” - Harry S. Truman.
- "If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” - Albert Einstein.
- "The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” - Albert Einstein.
- “The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes.” - Albert Einstein.
- “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” - Woody Allen.
- “Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.” - Albert Einstein.
- "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” - Lord Byron
- "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” - Alice Walker
- ”Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” - Erma Bombeck.
- ”Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being." – Kevin Kruse
- "In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: Oh, Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous. And god granted it." - Voltaire.
- "Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." - Mark Twain.
- "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day." - Frank Sinatra.
- "The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” - Bertrand Russel.
- “A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, ‘At my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.’” - Claude Pepper.
- ”As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.” - Norman Wisdom.
- "Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” - Bob Marley.
- "Monsters are real, ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes they win.” - Stephen King.
- "Life is hard; it’s harder if you’re stupid.” - John Wayne.
“When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.” – Betty Bender
- "If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn’t have fallen for the second." - Johnny Depp.
- ”If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the up button.” - Sam Levenson.
- “I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.” - Jackie Mason.
- “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” - Bob Hope.
- "Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think… in a deeper voice.” - Bill Cosby.
- ”First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me.” - Steve Martin.
- “Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married?” - Barbra Streisand.
- "See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis and only enough blood to run one at a time." - Robin Williams.
- "If somebody ever asks you to do something, do it really bad so you never have to do it again." - Paris Hilton.
- "If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on." - Sheryl Sandberg
- “At every party there are two kinds of people: those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.” - Ann Landers.
- “I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.” - Emo Philips.
- "A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself.” - Jim Morrison.
- "A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man." - Lana Turner.
- "Consensus means everybody. I was there, the president (Aquino) was there and we're saying we're not with it because there's no consensus," "How can they say there's consensus when we're saying there's no consensus?". Philippine Foreign Minister Albert del Rosario told reporters in response to
Cambodia after the summit host said Southeast Asian leaders had reached a consensus at their summit on 11/18/2012 not to internationalise the row over the South China Sea and to confine talks to between ASEAN and China. (Cambodian-English problem? :))
- "You and I have known each other for many years, and you know that I am your friend, and I think you are a brilliant businessman, and you are great on television, and you have a fascinating personality. Donald, you're making a fool of yourself. You're not hurting Obama. You're hurting Donald, and that hurts me because you're a decent man. Stop it. Get off it, Donald."
Barbara Walters said in a message to Donald Trump on 10/25/2012 after he made fun of Obama by
offering to donate $5 million to charity if President Obama agreed to release his college and passport applications.
- "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him [Obama], who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who
believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it. ... My job is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives." - Mitt Romney, May 2012,
referring to poor people who are receiving welfare from the government, during his 2012 presidential campaign.
- "I'm not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there ... I’m not concerned about the very rich, they’re doing just fine." - Mitt Romney, January 2012,
speaking to CNN about his economic plan.
- "Corporations are people … of course they are. Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to the people. Where do you think it goes? Whose pockets? Whose pockets? People's pockets. Human beings, my friend." - Mitt Romney, August 2011, during his 2012 presidential campaign in a Florida fundraiser event.
- "We use Ann sparingly right now so that people don't get tired of her." -- Mitt Romney, May 1, 2012, referring to his wife in a speech during his 2012 presidential campaign.
- "My wife drives a couple of Cadillac's." - Mitt Romney, February 2012, referring to American automobile manufacturing in a speech during his 2012 presidential campaign in Michigan.
- "Love is friendship set on fire." -- Jeremy Taylor.
- "I think the best answer is as little as possible." - Mitt Romney, responded to what he wears on bed at night, during an interview with ABC, Sept. 14, 2012.
- "No, middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less." - Mitt Romney, responded to "Is $100,000 middle income?" during an interview with ABC, Sept. 14, 2012.
- "Join me in welcoming the next president of the United States, Paul Ryan." - Mitt Romney, introducing his running mate, Norfolk, VA., Aug. 11, 2012.
- "He [Obama] says we need more firemen, more policemen, more teachers. Did he not get the message of Wisconsin? The American people did. It's time for us to cut back on government and help the American people." - Mitt Romney, referring to Wisconsin 's state workforce's reduction plan, in a speech at a campaign event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, June 8, 2012.
- "I should tell my story. I'm also unemployed." - Mitt Romney, January 2012, speaking to unemployed people in Florida in 2011 during his 2012 presidential campaign.
- "There were a couple of times I wondered whether I was going to get a pink slip." - Mitt Romney, January 2012, referring to unemployment issues in a speech during his 2012 presidential campaign. Romney's net worth is over $200 million.
- "PETA [People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals] has not been my fan over the years ... they're not happy that my dog likes fresh air." - Mitt Romney, December 2011, responding to
criticism from PETA regarding he had once put the family dog in a carrier and strapped it to the roof of his car during a 12-hour road trip to Canada in 2007.
- "We have a president, who I think is a nice guy, but he spent too much time at Harvard, perhaps." - Mitt Romney, April 5, 2012, referring to President Obama in a speech during his 2012 presidential campaign. - Mitt Romney, who has two Harvard degrees while Obama has only one.
- "1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS." -- Rep. Ron Paul, an American physician, author, Republican United States Congressman.
- "You wanna get rid of drug crime in this country? Fine, let's just get rid of all the drug laws." -- Rep. Ron Paul.
- "Politics is not my career. My life's passion has been my family, my faith, my country" -- Gov. Rick Perry, the 47th Governor of Texas, on the 1/8/2012 Presidential candidates' debate hosted by NBC's Meet the Press.
- "But it wasn't until I graduated from Texas A & M University and joined the United States Air Force, flying C-130's all around the globe, that I truly appreciated the blessings of freedom." -- Gov. Rick Perry.
- "Obama is a president, who I think is anti-jobs." -- Gov. Rick Perry.
- "We have a president that's a socialist. I don't think our founding fathers wanted to make our country as socialist country." -- Gov. Rick Perry talking about Obama when asked about Obama's patriotic credentials.
- "Page one of any economic plan to get America working is to give a pink slip to the current resident in the White House." -- Gov. Rick Perry.
- ''You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.... I'm not joking.'' -- Sen. Joe Biden, in a private remark to an Indian-American man caught on C-SPAN, June, 2006
- "Every president, if you watch what they look like when they come into office, you can see their hair turn white because it's such a hard job." -- Hillary Clinton, the 67th United States Secretary of State.
- "If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle." -- Hillary Clinton.
- "In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart." -- Hillary Clinton.
- "Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble ceiling is pretty important. Now it's time to move on." --
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 60th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011.
- "Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package 500 million Americans lose their jobs." -- Rep. Nancy Pelosi.
- "We in Congress stand by Israel. In Congress, we speak with one voice on the subject of Israel." -- Rep. Nancy Pelosi.
- "America is looking for answers. She's looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America's great North Star; it can come from Alaska." --
Gov. Sarah Palin, a former Governor of Alaska and the Republican Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 presidential election.
- "Each of us knows that we have an obligation to care for the old, the young and the sick. We stand strongest when we stand with the weakest among us." -- Gov. Sarah Palin.
- "But obviously, we've got to stand with our North Korean allies." -- Gov. Sarah Palin, talking about handling hostilities between the two Koreas on Glenn Beck's radio show, Nov. 24, 2010.
- "Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move." - Colin Powell.
- "I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx, went to public school, got out of public college, went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it." - Colin Powell.
- "I want to make sure everybody who has a job wants a job." -- President George Bush Sr., the 43rd U.S. president, during his first Presidential campaign.
- "Now, like, I'm President. It would be pretty hard for some drug guy to come into the White House and start offering it up, you know? ... I bet if they did, I hope I would say, 'Hey, get lost. We don't want any of that.'" --
George Bush Sr., talking to a group of students about drug abuse.
- "You cannot be president of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial and the Civil War and all that stuff. You can't be. And we are blessed. So don't feel sorry for — don't cry for me, Argentina. Message: I care." --
George Bush Sr., talking to a group of employees of an insurance company during his primary 1992 Presidential campaign in New Hampshire.
- "For seven and a half years I've worked alongside President Reagan. We've had triumphs. Made some mistakes. We've had some sex ... uh... setbacks." -- George Bush Sr..
- "The caribou love it. They rub against it and they have babies. There are more caribou in Alaska than you can shake a stick at." -- George Bush Sr., on the Alaska pipeline.
- "I hope I stand for anti-bigotry, anti-Semitism, anti-racism. This is what drives me." -- George Bush Sr.
- "Ozone Man, Ozone. He's crazy, way out, far out, man." -- George Bush Sr., talking about Al Gore during his 1992 presidential campaign.
“I said the other night I was all ears and I would listen to any good idea. I think we ought to do plastic surgery on a lot of these guys so that they're all ears, too, and listen to you.” - Ross Perot, Independent, 1992, during his Presidential campaign.
- And great moments in political debates: Walter Mondale: "George Bush doesn't have the manhood to apologize". Bush: "Well, on the manhood thing, I'll put mine up against his any time".
- "Mars is essentially in the same orbit. Mars is somewhat the same distance from the sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe." --
- "I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy. But that could change." -- Dan Quayle, the 44th Vice President of the United States.
- "Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here." -- Dan Quayle during a visit to Hawaii in 1989.
- "I have as much experience in the Congress as Jack Kennedy did when he sought the presidency." - Dan Quayle, Republican, 1988, when he was running for Vice-President
- "What a waste it is to lose one's mind--or not to have a mind. How true that is." -- Dan Quayle addressing the United Negro College Fund.
- "The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history...this century's history.... We all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century." -- Dan Quayle.
- "I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people." -- Dan Quayle.
- "There are lots more people in the House. I don't know exactly — I've never counted, but at least a couple hundred." -- Dan Quayle. speaking of the U.S. House and Senate.
- “Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy, I knew Jack Kennedy, Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you are no Jack Kennedy.” Lloyd Bentsen, Democrat, 1988, Bentsen responded to Dan Quayle's “That was really uncalled for, senator.”
- "If I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough I would be convinced that we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed." --
Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States.
- "I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself." -- Ronald Reagan
- "My fellow Americans, I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes." -- Ronald Reagan, about to go on the air for a radio broadcast, unaware that the microphone was already on.
- "Now we are trying to get unemployment to go up and I think we're going to succeed." -- Ronald Reagan.
- "Well, I learned a lot....I went down to (Latin America) to find out from them and (learn) their views. You'd be surprised. They're all individual countries" -- Ronald Reagan.
- “I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience.” - Ronald Reagan, Republican, 1984 when he was running for reelection
- ''Facts are stupid things.'' -- Ronald Reagan., at the 1988 Republican National Convention, attempting to quote John Adams, who said, ''Facts are stubborn things'.'
- "I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me." -- Jimmy Carter, in an interview with Playboy in the 1976 election.
- "This is a great day for France!" -- Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, while attending Charles De Gaulle's funeral.
- "All that Hubert needs over there is a gal to answer the phone and a pencil with an eraser on it." -- Lyndon Johnson speaking of Hubert Humphrey, his vice president.
- ''If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.''' -- Lyndon Johnson.
- ''A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.'' -- President Franklin Roosevelt
- "If you don't mind smelling like peanut butter for two or three days, peanut butter is darn good shaving cream." -- Sen. Barry Goldwater
- "She's a wonderful, wonderful person, and we're looking to a happy and wonderful night — ah, life." -- Sen. Ted Kennedy, speaking about his then-wife, Victoria Reggie.
- “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.” -- Mark Twain.
- "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain." -- Vivian Greene.
- "You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you." -- Leon Trotsky (1879-1940).
- "People say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him." -- Sen. Robert Kennedy, a Democratic senator from New York.
- "But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?." -- Sen. Robert Kennedy.
- "A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats." -- Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
- "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave." -- Benjamin Franklin.
- "Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs." -- Farrah Gray
- "I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up." -- Benjamin Franklin.
- “I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.” -- Oscar Wilde
- "She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth." -- Benjamin Franklin.
- "My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher." -- Socrates (470-399 B.C.).
- "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." -- Mark Twain.
- "I am honored today to begin my first term as the Governor of Baltimore that is Maryland." -- Gov. William Donald Schaefer, the 58th Governor of Maryland, first inaugural address .
- "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country." -- Marion Barry, former mayor of Washington, D.C.
- "I'm not against the blacks and a lot of the good blacks will attest to that." -- Evan Mecham, then governor of Arizona.
- "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -- Maya Angelou
- "Nixon has been sitting in the White House while George McGovern has been exposing himself to the people of the United States." -- Frank Licht, then governor of Rhode Island, campaigning for McGovern in 1972.
- "If ignorance goes to forty dollars a barrel, I want drilling rights to George Bush's head." -- Jim Hightower, a candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner (which regulates the oil industry), referring to George Bush Sr.
- "'Poor George, he can't help it - he was born with a silver foot in his mouth." -- Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards on misstatements about George Bush, Sr.
- "Winfield goes back to the wall. He hits his head on the wall and it rolls off! It's rolling all the way back to second base! This is a terrible thing for the Padres!" -- Jerry Coleman, Padres radio announcer.
- "They X-Rayed my head and found nothing." -- Jerome "Dizzy" Dean.
- "Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears." --Les Brown.
- "Interesting - I use a Mac to help me design the next Cray." -- Seymour Cray (1925-1996)
- "640K ought to be enough for anybody."-- Bill Gates, 1981
- "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." -- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
- "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." -- Thomas Watson (1874-1956), Chairman of IBM, 1943
- “I just broke up with someone and the last thing she said to me was "You'll never find anyone like me again!" I'm thinking, "I should hope not! If I don't want you, why would I want someone like you." -- Unknown.
- “Don't worry over what other people are thinking about you. They're too busy worrying over what you are thinking about them." -- Unknown.