Unfamiliar Quotations

Optimism and Pessimism

"Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day." -E.B. White


"Despair is just hubris." - Stephen Colbert


"The lesser of two evils is better than the worse of two evils." - Darrin Bell


"More lemons. Oh great." -Richard Posner

"No matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it." -Terry Pratchett

"We have to believe in free will. We've got no choice." -I.B. Singer

"It must just be some local fisherman out for a pleasure cruise alone at night through shark-infested waters." -William Goldman
 
"We just keep coming up with new ways of going down." -Eric Bibb

"The light at the end of the tunnel was nothing but a burglar's torch." -John C. Fogerty
 
"Who can resist Crackerjack, in the final evaluation?" -Jean Shepherd

"I'm still here, how 'bout that? I may have lost my lunchbox but I'm still here." -John Hartford