How true Quotes

Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he'll have to touch it to be sure. - Murphy's Law


If there is something you must do and you cannot do it, you cannot do anything else. - Mignon McLaughlin


How is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person? - François Duc de La Rochefoucauld


The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one. - Erma Bombeck


I tell you this, and I tell you plain:
What you have done, you will do again;
You will bite your tongue, careful or not,
Upon the already-bitten spot.
- Mignon McLaughlin


As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold. - Author Unknown


A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist. - Franklin P. Jones


It's always been and always will be the same in the world: The horse does the work and the coachman is tipped. - Author Unknown


What you discover about life's shell game is that it's hardest to follow the pea when you're the pea. - Robert Brault


An unwatched pot boils immediately. - H.F. Ellis


If you wonder where your child left his roller skates, try walking around the house in the dark. - Leopold Fechtner


Anything you lose automatically doubles in value. - Mignon McLaughlin


Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. - Will Rogers


When the plane you are on is late, the plane you want to transfer to is on time. - Author Unknown


How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire? - Christy Whitehead


Never do anything that you wouldn't want to explain to the paramedics. - Author Unknown


Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark. - Author Unknown


Why do they put the Gideon Bibles only in the bedrooms, where it's usually too late, and not in the barroom downstairs? - Christopher Morley


It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. - Grace Hopper


The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance. - Author Unknown

It's frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions. - Author Unknown


If you tell the boss you were late for work because you had a flat tire, the very next morning you will have a flat tire. - Author Unknown


If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered. - Edgar Allan Poe


People who snore always fall asleep first. - Author Unknown


The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement. - Author Unknown


The trouble with, "A place for everything and everything in its place" is that there's always more everything than places. - Robert Brault


Amount of time it takes for a dog to "do its business" is directly proportional to outside temperature + suitability of owner's outerwear. - Betsy Cañas Garmon


There are many in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed for example that we all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summertime and the poor get it in the winter. - Bat Masterson


No one is listening until you fart. - Author Unknown


Keep a thing seven years and it's bound to come in handy. - Russian Proverb


Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object. - Joseph Addison


I have never met anyone who wanted to save the world without my financial support. - Robert Brault


There are men whom you will never dislodge from an opinion, except by taking possession of it yourself. - Augustus William


Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he's talking about. - Sam Ewing


I find I always have to write something on a steamed mirror. - Elaine Dundy


People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them. - Dave Barry


It's annoying to be disapproved of by people who know only half the story - especially when you're not sure which half they know. . - Robert Brault


A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.-Lord Byron


I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.-Lord Byron


There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.-Lord Byron


The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to go.-Lord Byron


Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.-Robert Kennedy


For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.-Antoine de Saint-Exupery


True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.-Antoine de Saint-Exupery


The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.-Antoine de Saint-Exupery


The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.-James Madison


Change is the end result of all true learning.-Leo Buscaglia


The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


The spirit is the true self. The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


True nobility is exempt from fear.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self.-William James


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.-William James


We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.-William James


It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.-Sophia Loren

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