Entries Tagged as 'Axiom'

Elections

The people who cast the votes don’t decide an election, the people who count the votes do.
· Joseph Stalin

Memorial Day

Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.
· Ralph Waldo Emerson

Equality

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto god is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.

· Plato

Duck Test

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.


This phrase may have originally be coined as:

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.

· James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916)

Right

The time is always right to do what is right
· Martin Luther King, Jr

Geniuses

Talent hits a target that no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see.
·Arthur Schopenhauer

New Years Day

New Year’s Day: Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.
· Mark Twain

New Years Eve

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.
· Unknown

Build

I personally believe we were put here to build and not to destroy.
· Red Skelton

Congress

Congress: Bingo with billions.
· Red Skelton