Quotes on Definitions

Mike Barfield

"An encyclopedia is a system for collecting dust in alphabetical order."

Bill Clinton

"That depends on what your definition of 'is' is."

Sam Ewing

"A good answer is what you think of later."

"Artist's model: attireless worker."

"Artist's model: someone who makes a bare living."

"A careful driver is one who sees the driver ahead get caught."

W. C. Fields

"Horse sense is the thing that a horse has which keeps it from betting on people."

Martin H. Fischer

"A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking."

Sigmund Freud

"Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar."

Robert Frost

"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."

Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

"Adults are obsolete children."

The Hermit

"SUV's: booster seats for adults."

Elbert Hubbard

"A pessimist is one who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist."

Victor Hugo

"There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come."

Paul Johnson

"The word "meaningful' when used today is nearly always meaningless."

Erica Jong

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."

Henry Morgan

"A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he can't help himself."

Benjamin Stolberg

"An expert is a person who avoids small errors as he sweeps on to the grand fallacy."

Mark Twain

"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education."