Quotes & Asides!

Planets and dwarf planets of the solar system

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No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. – Elbert Hubbard

–> A vacation to recover from the vacation!

I just need enough to tide me over until I need more. – Bill Hoest

–> To quote a cliché, work expands to fill the time!

Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. – Mark Twain

–> So that’s why we mirror!

Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none. – Jules Renard

—> A thankless job, until you become a Rowling! A spectacular success is the term, I believe!

There are only two kinds of scholars; those who love ideas and those who hate them. – Emile Chartier

–> Ideas are meant to evoke reactions, extreme ones!

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. – Ronald Reagan

–> Fame or notoriety is always a shortcut to literary success!

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. – George Bernard Shaw

–> You’ve got to know it to cherish it!

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. – Bill Watterson

–> So in all likelihood, when we find life on other planets or in other solar systems, it won’t be intelligent!

Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck. – George Carlin

—> A soul ceiling!