Feb 24, 2024
Feb 24, 2024
The American columnist who lived from 1915 - 1977. He was William E. Vaughan, known to us as Bill Vaughan.
His witty aphorisms are simply superb !!! I've been reading through his inspiring sayings and saluting the genius in him.
His sense of humour is also mind-blowing !!! I've really enjoyed his hilarious quotes.
Hope you also enjoy his Quotes :-)
The same sun that melts butter hardens clay.
Hay smells different to lovers and horses.
You have to climb to reach a deep thought.
Some idea of inflation comes from seeing a youngster get his first job at a salary you dreamed of as the culmination of your career.
Someday there is going to be a book about a middle-aged man with a good job, a beautiful wife and two lovely children who still manages to be happy.
Aristocracy has three successive ages. First superiorities, then privileges and finally vanities. Having passed from the first, it degenerates in the second and dies in the third.
The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.
People who have little to do are excessive talkers.
When gossip grows old it becomes myth.
The tax collector must love poor people, he's creating so many of them.
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
Size isn't everything. The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
Virtue, like a dowerless beauty, has more admirers than followers.
A statesman is any politician it's considered safe to name a school after.
It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts.
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income—which he then spends sending his son to college.
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit - and parking as close to the stadium as possible.
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.
Now that women are jockeys, baseball umpires, atomic scientists, and business executives, maybe someday they can master parallel parking.
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
Bottom is bottom, even if it is turned upside down.
Experience is something I always think I have until I get more of it.
By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it.