Quote and Response

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important. – Martin Luther King Jr.
It may be true that a lynching cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from dating around, and I think that’s pretty important.

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.-Erica Jong
A stomachache is what we ask for when we already know we ate too much but wish we didn’t.

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.- James Branch Cabell
The presidential administration proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the minority voter fears this is true.

Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.-Daphne du Maurier
Arrested Development, Season One, Public Relations. Milford school anyone?

Education is what you get if you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.-Pete Seeger
Enlightenment is what you get if you take mind altering drugs. Freedom is what you get if you don’t.

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.-H G Wells
Halloween is a strumpet with a halo. Thank you, Mean Girls.

Assume a virtue, if you have it not.-William Shakespeare
Assume an identity, if you have it not, ‘it’ referring to FBI protection.

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.-Oscar Wilde
Weak comedy is to be avoided; it is often vulgar and rarely convincing.

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.-Saint Augustine
O Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood [right now] – The Animals

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.-Lewis Carroll
Only if LSD doesn’t count as a meal.

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