"Take some more tea," the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. "I've had nothing yet," Alice replied in an offended tone, "so I can't take more." "You mean you can't take less," said the Hatter: "It's very easy to take more than nothing."Lewis Carroll
If you can't be famous, at least you can be notorious.Mohamad Mahathir
But plots come fromGod knows where. They can't be summoned at will.Theycome reluctantly, unexpectedly, stealthily, when you have given up hope of them ever paying you a visit.
Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20-20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been.It'sgood for testing thetruth of what youthink you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
But Ireckon Igot to light out for theterritoryahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before.
The first time I fired up a car, felt the engine shudder and the wheel come to life in my hands, I was hooked. It was a feeling I can't describe. I still get it every time I get into a race car.mario andretti
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.Henry Ford
How I wish you could see the potentialThe potential of you and meIt's like a book elegantly bound, butIn a language that you can't read just yetYou got to spend some time, loveYou got to spend some time with meAnd I know that you'll find loveI will possess your heartben gibbard
In many instances the conduct of colored workmen, and those who have spoken for them, has not been in asking or demanding that equal rights be accorded to them as to white workmen, but somehow conveying the idea that they are to be petted and coddled and given special consideration and special privilege. Of course that can't be done.samuel gompers
If we can't live in peace, then let's die in peace.jim jones
You can't handle the truth. Because the truth is, I blew up the Murrah building and isn't it kind of scary that one man could reap this kind of hell?timothy mcveigh
You can't be a rascal for 40 years and then cop a plea the last minute. God keeps better books than that.wilson mizner
The world's best swordsman doesn't fear the second best; he fears the worst swordsman, because he can't predict what the idiot will do.david weber
Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest .maya angelou
Here in the UK, we've now got an evangelical television channel - it's the kind of thing that will be very familiar to everyone in the United States, especially if you've ever turned on your TV set on a Sunday morning, and seen one holy man after another, urging you to send money so that Jesus can buy a new cadillac. Apparently, Jesus can't save the world until he's been properly kitted out with a million-dollar mansion, and a private jet - some small print in the Gospels that we must have missed.pat condell
"What good are all these books to you? You can't eat them! How can they make you happy?" "I have always found them very reasonable --they don't change their minds when you aren't looking at them. Each one can always be relied upon to say the same thing." "That sounds like a disadvantage."Peter Greenaway
Speaking of love, one problem that recurs more and more frequently these days, in books and plays and movies, is the inability of people to communicate with the people they love: husbands and wives who can't communicate, children who can't communicate with their parents, and so on. And the characters in these books and plays and so on, and in real life, I might add, spend hours bemoaning the fact that they can't communicate. I feel that if a person can't communicate, the very least he can do is to shut up.tom lehrer
So much of "normal, civilized" life is bull that you can't imagine. ... What frightens you, doesn't frighten me, what frightens me, you'd laugh at.
"The birds can fly, an' why can't I? Must we give in," says he with a grin, "That the bluebird an' phœbe are smarter 'n we be?"john townsend trowbridge
I can't believe I lost to this scum!