Quotes by George Colman

Praise the bridge that carried you over.

George Colman

Other Great Authors

We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganising: and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress, while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.

Caius Petronius, Roman Consul, 66 A.D.

Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.

Herbert Clark Hoover

Television is the first truly democratic culture -- the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.

Clive Barnes

As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.

Noam Chomsky

Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound.

Sir Thomas More

This body, full of faults, Has yet one great quality Whatever it encounters in this temporal life Depends upon one's actions.

Siddha Nagarjuna »

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.

H.L. Mencken »

Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.

Jean Jacques Rousseau »