Friday, 22 December 2017

Elementary

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
 — Frank Zappa

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Shame

Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. 
The same is true of man.
 — Jean Genet

Saturday, 16 December 2017

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Try Again

If at first you don't succeed,
then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
 — Steven Wright

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Trump Adoration

Trumpadóir is the Irish word for a "loud-mouthed person".

Monday, 11 December 2017

Executioner And Judge

There is no crime, absolutely none, that cannot be condoned when 'our' side commits it.
 — George Orwell

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Wicker Man

The terrorist and the policeman both come from the same basket.
 — Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Waugh Declared …

Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail, 
which has been specially invented for the purpose, 
involving neither physical proximity nor speech.
 — Auberon Waugh

Friday, 17 November 2017

The Lessons Of History

In 1672, an angry mob of Dutchmen killed and ate their prime minister.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Champing At The Bit

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
 — Oliver Goldsmith

Monday, 6 November 2017

The Mind Of God

If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation,
it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
 — J. B. S. Haldane