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Amusing Quotations

Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Winston Churchill

Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Winston Churchill

America is where a young man (or woman) can start at the bottom and works his (her) way into a hole.
-Wall Street Journal

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
-Winston Churchill

Character is much easier kept than recovered.
-Thomas Paine

All Congresses and Parliaments have a kindly feeling for idiots and a compassion for them on account of personal experience and heredity.
-Mark Twain

A filing cabinet is a place where you can lose things systematically.
-T.H. Thompson

It’s getting harder and harder to support the government in the style to which it has become accustomed.
-source unknown

I don’t make jokes; I just watch the government and report the facts.
-Will Rogers

Never blame a legislative body for not doing something. When they do nothing, that don’t’ hurt anybody. When they do something is when they become dangerous.
-Will Rogers

We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
-John W. Gardner

Source: Phillips, Bob. “Phillips’ Treasury of Humorous Quotations”. Tyndale House Publishers, 2004.

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