Archives For Smarty-Pants

My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.

Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli

„The problem with common sense is that you have to deal with all the people that don’t have it“

Julian Hein

Julian Hein

“Common sense is the best distributed commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.”

René Descartes, Discourse on Method

René Descartes

“Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.”

Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger

„Ohne Tonic macht das Leben keinen Gin“

Julian Hein

Julian Hein

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

„They keep talking about drafting a Constitution for Iraq. Why don’t we just give them ours? It was written by a lot of really smart guys, it’s worked for over 200 years, and we’re not using it anymore.“

Jay Leno

I like criticism, but it must be my way.“

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

„Wer den Geheimdiensten zugesteht, die Gesellschaft mit allen Mitteln zu überwachen, selbst aber fast gar nicht überwacht zu werden, der traut dem Staat mehr als dem Individuum, der hat das 20. Jahrhundert verschlafen, der neigt zu jener epidemischen Nervenkrankheit namens Untertänigkeit.“

Ilija Trojanows (Volltext)

Ilija Trojanows

“Landings are nothing more than controlled crashes.”

Unknown Airline Pilot