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…


"The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity."
    — George Bernard Shaw


"The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting."
    — T.H. White


"Our vision is to speed up time, eventually eliminating it."
    — Alex Schure


"The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones."
    — Somerset Maugham


"To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know because I've done it a thousand times."
    — Mark Twain


"I've been rich and I've been poor; rich is better."
    — Sophie Tucker


The bigger they are, the harder they hit.


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.
    — Dave Barry, “The Taming of the Screw”


"Fear of becoming a has-been keeps some people from becoming anything."
    — Eric Hoffer


"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
    — Ambrose Bierce