The World According to Ploy

Quotes Collection

(I didn’t link Einstein or Oprah as, well, they’re Einstein and Oprah and most of us don’t only recognize their names, we know their faces. I didn’t link Anonymous either, though for entirely different reasons.)


1. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein


2. “Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together.” – Oprah Winfrey


3. “A good essay is 10% inspiration, 15% perspiration, and 75% desperation” – Anonymous


4. “Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die.” – Anonymous


5. “Cheese… milk’s leap toward immortality.” – Clifton Fadiman


6. “All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific.” – Jane Wagner


7. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov


8. “To say that men are bullheaded would be insulting to the bull.” – Julia Quinn


9. “There are better things in life than alcohol, but alcohol makes up for not having them.” – Terry Pratchett 

10. “I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school. They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone you don’t love any longer. They don’t teach you how to know what’s going on in someone else’s mind. They don’t teach you what to say to someone who’s dying. They don’t teach you anything worth knowing.” – Neil Gaiman 







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