Wit & Wisdom - October 7th 2013

Wit & Wisdom - October 7th 2013

A Chapter by dw817

There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.


  W&W October 7th 2013  


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Okay, this concludes the private stash of my Wit & Wisdom quotes. I now go to my new sources.

01. There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

02. It's hard to argue with the government. Remember, they run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, so they must know a thing or two about satisfying women.

03. Very funny, Scotty. Now beam down my clothes.

04. The hypothalamus is one of the most important parts of the brain, involved in many kinds of motivation, among other functions. The hypothalamus controls the "Four F's" Fighting, fleeing, feeding and... uh - mating.

05. What is a committee ? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.

06. I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.

07. A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

08. Life may have no meaning. Or even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove.

09. Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? [1] Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. [2] Advising the President on matters of international affairs. [3] Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin.

10. Why don't sheep shrink when it rains ?

11. X-Rated movies are all alike. They leave nothing to the imagination - except the plot.

12. This calls for a particular blend of subtle psychology and extreme violence.

13. A penny saved is a penny earned umm - actually not worth very much these days.

14. It is not possible to ski through a revolving door.

15. Assassins do it from behind.

16. Booze is the answer. Honestly, I don't remember the question.

17. Confucious says: It is a fool who will climb a tree to get his cherries, whereas a wise man will spread it's limbs.

18. In spite of all evidence to the contrary, the entire universe is composed of only two basic substances: Magic and bullshit.

19. God bless Atheism !

20. He who trains his tongue to quote the learned sages, will be known far and wide as a smart a*s.

21. I believe that Ronald Reagan will someday make this country what it once was. An arctic wilderness.

22. I don't drink because I'm interested in it. I drink to make other people interesting.

23. If God had meant for us to run around naked, he would have made us born that way ... Uh oh.

24. It is generally agreed that "Hello" is an appropriate greeting because if you entered a room and said "Goodbye," it could sure confuse a lot of people.

25. Never settle with words what you can accomplish with a flame thrower.

26. The breakdown of a woman's inhibitions:

Oh John, let's not park here.
Oh John, let's not park.
Oh John, let's not.
Oh John, let's !
Oh John !
Oh !

27. Q: How many existentialists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

A: Two. One to screw it in and one to observe how the lightbulb itself symbolizes a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in a netherworld of endless absurdity reaching out toward a maudlin cosmos of nothingness.

28. Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation ... the other eight are unimportant.

29. My life is like a bad porno movie - without any sex in it.

30. I think I could fall madly in bed with you.

31. If you can't dazzle 'em with brilliance, baffle 'em with bullshit. -- Carlos told me this

32. A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.

33. The Lord's Prayer is exactly 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence, but government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words. Something is wrong somewhere.

34. Americans never recognize an idea unless it has white wings or a forked tail. One or the other.

35. The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when the thing that cannot possibly go wrong does - go wrong, it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.

36. Heaven is where the police are British, the cooks are French, the mechanics German, the lovers Italian and it's all organized by the Swiss.

Hell is where the chefs are British, the mechanics French, the lover's Swiss, the police German and it's all organized by the Italians.

37. If you can not answer a man's intellectual arguments, all is not lost. For you can still call him a doo-doo headed know-it-all.

38. As she lay there dozing next to me, one voice inside my head kept saying, "Relax... you are not the first doctor to sleep with one of his patients, " but another kept reminding me, "Howard, you are a veterinarian."

39. A Stanford research was once looking for participants in a study of obsessive-compulsive disorder. The response was overwhelming; they got 3,000 responses only the first few days after the ad came out. Unfortunately it was all one person.

40. 668: The Neighbor of the Beast.

41. Once at a social gathering, Gladstone said to Disraeli, "I predict, Sir, that you will die either by hanging or of some vile disease." Disraeli smiled and replied, "That all depends, sir, upon whether I embrace your principles or your mistress."

42. Time's fun when you're having flies. - Kermit The Frog

43. Q: What did the instructor at the school for Kamikazi pilots say to his students?

A: Watch closely. I'm only going to do this once.

44. You can't expect to wield supreme executive power just because some watery tart threw a sword at you ! - Monty Python regarding King Arthur and the sword, Excalibur.

45. Seen on the door to a light-wave lab: "Do not look into laser with remaining good eye."

46. The philosophy exam was a piece of cake - which was a bit of a surprise, actually, because I was expecting some questions on a sheet of paper. I kept the fork, however.

47. All the parts falling off of this car are of the very finest British manufacture.

48. What did the hurricane say to the coconut tree? "Hold on to your nuts, this is no ordinary blow job !"

49. A child bright in mathematics once wrote on a history exam:

1. Alexander the Great was a great general.
2. Great generals are forewarned.
3. Forewarned is forearmed.
4. Four is an even number.
5. Four is certainly an odd number of arms for a man to have.
6. The only number that is both even and odd is infinity.

Therefore, Alexander the Great had an infinite number of arms.

50. Of course you found it in the last place you looked. If you hadn't found it you'd still be looking.

Which of these can you relate to ?

See you next week with 50 more !

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I hate to admit it, but I learned that you can't ski through a revolving door the hard way. Not even joking, nearly broke my arm, it had a strong motar.

Posted 6 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


6 Years Ago

I always had to circle around until I ran out of momentum. But that always meant that I was stuck go.. read more

6 Years Ago

Don't know if it was so much a deathwish as I just did NOT know how to stop. Dad never taught me eit.. read more

6 Years Ago

Ah, well I'm a massive klutz, so I stopped after a while.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Unfortunately, I think too often we are all culpable of this.

Posted 7 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


7 Years Ago

More self-defense and protection I think. And - perhaps because I want to fit in. I know one psychia.. read more
Pryde Foltz

7 Years Ago

You are a very insightful man, David.

7 Years Ago

Always keep a penny handy. :)

really enjoyed!

Posted 7 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


7 Years Ago

As you get older, you may remember more of your past life. It's possible. :7
Laminators Dubai

7 Years Ago

oh...its fine...I'm cool...I can live like that.....
with help of diaries...I'm listing some h.. read more

7 Years Ago

It could ... I hope I have a greater understanding then. :)
these are very enjoyable to read! (:

Posted 7 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


7 Years Ago

Also, 26 is funny.. I can't help but laugh when I read it!

7 Years Ago

#26. In truth I think I'm a bit this way with Rose. She wants to do something I say no loudly. She i.. read more

7 Years Ago

#26 keeps me chuckling! The rest is funny, too. :) Keep the list going. It's sure a fun read! ;)

Posted 7 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


7 Years Ago

I sometimes wonder if the less conversation there is in a relationship, the more kinky things go on .. read more
Azure Montessa (Blue)

7 Years Ago

Don't ask me. I haven't got a clue. Haha. :)
Haha ! #29 catches my attention. Hehe :D. Anyway, I can't relate to most of these this time, I'm sorry.

Posted 7 Years Ago

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7 Years Ago

I was sorely tempted to highlight that one in blue as the one that applied to me most - unfortunatel.. read more

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