Think about it…

This is a complete collection of “foreign” quotes feeding the random “Think about it…” sidebar box. Russian expressions can be found in a separate post.

  • “The best things in life aren't things.” — Art Buchwald
  • “To be uncertain is uncomfortable; but to be certain is ridiculous.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “The causes of events are always more important than the events themselves.” — Cicero
  • “This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.” — Horace Walpole
  • “Life is what happens while you are making other plans.” — John Lennon
  • “All roads lead away from Rome, but people just walk along them the wrong way.”
  • “If you can't afford a lawyer who really knows the law, get one who knows the judge.”
  • “Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach. And those who can't teach, become critics.”
  • “Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” — Benjamin Franklin
  • “The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.” — Ann Bancroft
  • “Every saint has got past, and every sinner has got future.”
  • “It's hard to make a comeback when you haven't been anywhere.”
  • “Who the hell are you to tell me who I am?” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “By the time Beauty saves the world, dickheads will have ruined it.”
  • “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” — Bertrand Russell
  • “An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” — Friedrich Engels
  • “Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.” — Henry Ward Beecher
  • “The more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.” — Vladimir Nabokov
  • “When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.” — Lord Chesterfield
  • “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” — Alan Kay
  • “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.” — Socrates
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