Fortune Cookies

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I didn’t know what else to call the items on this page. Quotable Quotes? Noteable Notes? Something else?

So I decided to just call ’em “Fortune Cookies,” and be done with it. Anyway, whatever they’re called, here are ten of ’em, randomly chosen just for you…


"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
    — George Bernard Shaw


Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.


"No matter what side of an argument you're on, you always find some people on your side that you wish were on the other side."
    — Jascha Heifetz


"Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie!' till you can find a rock."
    — Wynn Catlin


"Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else."
    — Will Rogers


Never argue with a fool, because passers-by cannot tell you apart.


Drag me, Drop me, Treat me like an object !


"The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them."
    — Mark Twain


"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
    — Harry S Truman


"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
    — Mark Twain