Subject: Beliefs » Opinion

Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.

(1905 –1998) American author

If people wanted your unsolicited advice, they’d ask for it.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ … it is a mere formality; it doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no, you’re going to get it anyway.

(1927 – 1996) columnist & humorist

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

(1872 – 1970) British philosopher, mathematician, historian & social critic

If you want to get rid of somebody, just tell him something for his own good.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.

Good Advice: What a man gives when he gets too old to set a bad example.

Jerry Ford is so dumb that he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.

(1908 – 1973) 36th U.S. president

Don’t be discouraged if your children reject your advice; years later they will offer it to their offspring.

Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you’ve got a pretty neck.

(1915 – ) American film, television & stage actor

A conservative is a man who does not think that anything should be done for the first time.

(1864 – 1937) American banker, Assistant Secretary of Treasury

The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

Anything that you have to acquire a taste for was not meant to be eaten.

(1961 – ) American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer & director

People have the persona that all Texans wear cowboy hats.

Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.

(1806-1873) British philosopher

I’m opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

It is exactly because a man cannot do a thing that he is the proper judge of it.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

An independent is a guy who wants to take the politics out of politics.

(1900 – 1965) diplomat & Democratic politician

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.

(1742 – 1799) German writer

Making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg; it seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.

(1908 – 1973) 36th U.S. president
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