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2014-01-25 11:30:51 PM  
~ No matter how much hard earned money the "we the people" can come up with to build their world the way they want, others have the ability to fire up the fake money presses and dictate their will.
2014-01-25 11:33:33 PM  
Economist Paul Samuelson, in response to a journalist who wondered if he shouldn't keep changing his mind on economic issues:

"When events change, I change my mind. What do you do?"

/often attributed to Maynard Keynes, but there's no evidence Keynes ever said it
2014-01-25 11:34:50 PM  
"We were convened here to review your nomination for the position of internet secretary. However, on review of your qualifications, we've decided to sentence you to death. An unorthodox move, sure. But the vote was unanimous."
    --xkcd #498: "Secretary: Part 5"

"'How do you fight someone smarter than yourself?'  The answer is simple.  You make her think that you are sitting down across the table from her, ready to play her game.  Then you punch her in the face as hard as you can."
    --Rand, The Gathering Storm

People seemed to like this better, but only marginally so - the way one might prefer to be stabbed than shot. Optimally, one isn't stabbed or shot. Optimally, one eats some cake!  But there are times when cake is not available, and instead we are destroyed.  This is the deep poetry of the universe.
    --Tycho, Penny Arcade (http://www.penny-arcade.com/2007/5/21/)

"Normally, those people would never wake up from their fantasy worlds.  They live meaningless lives.  They waste their precious days over nothing.  No matter how old they get, they'll continue to say, 'My real life hasn't started yet.  The real me is still asleep, so that's why my life is such garbage.'  They continue to tell themselves that.  They continue.  And they age. Then die. And on their deathbeds, they will finally realize: the life they lived was the real thing.  People don't live provisional lives, nor do they die provisional deaths.  That's a simple fact! The problem... is whether they realize that simple fact."
    --? (Kaiji)
2014-01-25 11:38:34 PM  
Honor has a time and place.  The middle of a battle for the world is not it.--PsiChick
2014-01-25 11:39:22 PM  
"If you're going through hell, keep going"
     - Winston Churchill
2014-01-25 11:46:58 PM  
" It's not death we should fear. It's a life poorly lived. For nothing is worse than squandering this precious gift given to us by our creator. "
  - Yakko Warner, "Animaniacs"
2014-01-25 11:49:48 PM  
biatch better have my money.

-- Jesus Christ
2014-01-25 11:55:08 PM  
"You ain't gonna make any money that way, ya dumbfark!"
- Dear old dad
2014-01-25 11:56:15 PM  
...yes you did, you invaded Poland. - Basil Fawlty
2014-01-26 12:03:06 AM  
If you were a better lover, your wife wouldn't have vegetable shavings in her vagina.
2014-01-26 12:07:19 AM  
Close your dick sucker!
Rand Paul
2014-01-26 12:12:24 AM  
Every tool in my tool box is a hammer, except for the screwdriver that a chisel. Someone speaking about his wife.
2014-01-26 12:13:55 AM  

/the aggregate of our joy and suffering
2014-01-26 12:20:53 AM  
If you keep your expectations tiny, you'll go through life without being so whiny. ~Matt Groening, Life in Hell.
2014-01-26 12:21:26 AM  
"You know, it occurs to me that the best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people." - Billy Ray Valentine, Trading Places

"Logic is the beginning of wisdom, Valeris, not the end." - Spock, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
2014-01-26 12:22:58 AM  
The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.
-Albert Einstein
2014-01-26 12:24:16 AM  
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate
2014-01-26 12:26:53 AM  
Always, no, never forget to check your references.
2014-01-26 12:29:14 AM  
The only time I ever said "no" to a drink was when I misunderstood the question.  -Me

/you can have that one, Drew
2014-01-26 12:33:13 AM  
Yo momma
2014-01-26 12:34:39 AM  
"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."

~Mark Twain
2014-01-26 12:41:58 AM  
"If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason."

Jack Handey
2014-01-26 12:50:00 AM  
"Ra-di-a-tion. Yes, indeed. You hear the most outrageous lies about it. Half-baked goggle-box do-gooders telling everybody it's bad for you. Pernicious nonsense! Everybody could stand a hundred chest X-rays a year! They oughta have 'em, too."

~Rand Paul
2014-01-26 12:51:30 AM  
"The obvious problem is that 95% of that information is wrong, which follows my popular maxim: 95% of all the shiat that occurs everywhere is completely farked up. The internet is no different." - Mark Rippetoe
2014-01-26 12:57:34 AM  
Every time I wake up with a pulse, I know its going to be an awesome day.
2014-01-26 01:02:38 AM  
"Never play leapfrog with a unicorn."
2014-01-26 01:04:17 AM  

Slick Johnson: Every time I wake up with a pulse, I know its going to be an awesome day.

What happens on the days when they forget that you said, "No onions"? How do you manage?
2014-01-26 01:08:45 AM  
Tom Robbins on tequila:

"Tequila, scorpion honey, harsh dew of the doglands, essence of Aztec, crema de cacti; tequila, oily and thermal like the sun in solution; tequila, liquid geometry of passion; Tequila, the buzzard god who copulates in midair with the ascending souls of dying virgins; tequila, firebug in the house of good taste; O tequila, savage water of sorcery, what confusion and mischief your sly, rebellious drops do generate!"

2014-01-26 01:11:57 AM  
You can't really dust for vomit.
2014-01-26 01:15:12 AM  
Way too many believe they are "telling it like it is, when they are only calling it as they see it."
2014-01-26 01:19:35 AM  
Never play pool for money with a guy named "Pops", never eat at a place called "Mom's" and always cut the deck.
2014-01-26 01:20:29 AM  
"the cure for anything is saltwater. Sweat, Tears, or the Sea."

Isaac Dinesen/Karen Von Blixen
2014-01-26 01:30:53 AM  
At a restaurant, never order a hamburger stacked higher than your mouth will open.
2014-01-26 01:31:07 AM  

drivingsouth: angiemama: "My god, 'Angie,' you don't have to sleep with everyone you date."    --  My Mom

How YOU doin'?

:)  I don't date anymore...that advice is a couple of decades old now.  :)
2014-01-26 01:47:00 AM  
Withdrawing in disgust is not the same as apathy.
2014-01-26 01:49:09 AM  
Raisin cookies that look like chocolate chip cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
2014-01-26 01:53:10 AM  
"Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you'll be a mile away and have his shoes." ― Steve Martin
2014-01-26 01:53:54 AM  

angiemama: drivingsouth: angiemama: "My god, 'Angie,' you don't have to sleep with everyone you date."    --  My Mom

How YOU doin'?

:)  I don't date anymore...that advice is a couple of decades old now.  :)

2014-01-26 01:56:23 AM  
"The only two things that I know of that are infinite, are the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the universe."
                       Albert Einstein
2014-01-26 02:02:10 AM  
"word to your mother"
2014-01-26 02:15:15 AM  
There are 3 kinds of lies: Lies, DAMNED LIES, and statistics. -Mark Twain.
2014-01-26 02:16:51 AM  
Never eat at a sushi restaurant on Monday.
2014-01-26 02:17:53 AM  
To answer the question what do people want in life is easily answered for most.  For most they want the simplest of things,  they want a person to smile with them.
2014-01-26 02:21:10 AM  
"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings."
- Cassius
Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141)
2014-01-26 02:26:33 AM  
If I could just say a few words...I'd be a better public speaker
2014-01-26 02:32:51 AM  
Lord loves a workin' man. Don't trust whitey. See a doctor and get rid of it.
2014-01-26 03:47:29 AM  
Love is the only reality
and it is not 
a mere sentiment.
it is the ultimate truth 
that lies at the heart 
of creation.
~Rabindranath Tagore
2014-01-26 04:25:20 AM  
Looking back on everything I've seen, I sit here with but one question on my mind: What is the life of a Christmas tree?
2014-01-26 04:51:08 AM  

nekom: I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forego their use - Sir Morgan Freemen.

a) The man's name is Morgan Freeman
b) He isn't a sir
c) He didn't say this first, if he said it at all.  Gallileo is the first credited with saying it.
2014-01-26 05:10:56 AM  

twistedmetal: A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.

--Aldous Huxley

Oh I love LOVE this one. It enables me! MAN-CHILD FOREVAHHH!
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