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.

  • “You know that old saying, "Strike while the iron is hot?" Well, I think that's a pretty dumb saying, 'cause I'll bet a cold iron will hurt like hell, too.”
  • “Men are simple things. They can survive a whole weekend with only three things: beer, boxer shorts and batteries for the remote control.”
  • “One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.”
  • “I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.”
  • “Some days make you wonder if you've made bad choices in your life. Especially those days when the FBI shows up and digs in your backyard.”
  • “Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.”
  • “Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.”
  • “In Africa, some of the native tribes have a custom of beating the ground with clubs and uttering spine-chilling cries. Anthropologists call this a form of primitive self-expression... In America, they call it golf.”
  • “Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves they have a better idea.”
  • “Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them.”
  • “'Freedom' is another word for 'nothing left to lose'.” — Janis Joplin
  • “If you save the world too often, it begins to expect it.”
  • “Why drink and drive when you can smoke and fly?”
  • “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.”
  • “A big enough hammer can usually fix anything.”
  • “The boss is not always right, but he is always the boss!”
  • “If you don't know where you're going, any road will bring you there.”
  • “If you have nothing to do, don't do it here.”
  • “A diplomat thinks twice before saying nothing.”
  • “There must be more to life than having everything.” — Maurice Sendak
  • “Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.” — Guy Debord

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Think About It

“Если вы все ещё не научили вашего попугая произносить фразу "Помогите, меня превратили в попугая!", вы зря теряете время.”

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“Красота спасет мир? Ехал в метро в час пик. Смотрел на людей. Скоро война!”