Quotes by Henry VII Cate

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.

Henry VII Cate

Other Great Authors


What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god!

William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 2 scene 2

The great omission in American life is solitude. . . that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.

Marya Mannes

The right things to do are those that keep our violence in abeyance the wrong things are those that bring it to the fore.

Robert J. Sawyer

The difference between a rich man and a poor man is this -- the former eats when he pleases, and the latter when he can get it.

Sir Walter Raleigh

I dwell in possibility.

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson

A child of my own! Oh, no, no, no! Let my flesh perish with me, and let me not transmit to anyone the boredom and ignominiousness of life.

Gustave Flaubert »

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.

Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband »