Retirement means twice as much husband on half as much money. (Anon.)
There is no such thing as ‘on the way out’. As long as you are still doing something interesting and good, you are in business because you’re still breathing. (Louis Armstrong)
‘You are old, Father William,’ the young man said,
And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your head –
Do you think at your age, it is right? (Lewis Carroll)
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor (Francis Bacon)
When angry, count four; when very angry swear (Mark Twain)
At this present moment, I have a strong urge to go over there, wrap both his legs round his neck and stick his suede shoes in his mouth. But I suppose that would only be termed a temporary solution (Alan Ayckbourn)
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation – with all its coarseness and rudeness of its people. (Lord Byron)
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is. (Gertrude Stein)
Every American woman has two souls to call her own, the other being her husband’s. (James Agate)
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does. (Jane Austen)
A business must have a conscience as well as a counting house. (Sir Montague Burton)
The business of America is business. (Calvin Coolidge)
When quarrels and complaints arise, it is when people who are equal have not got equal shares, or vice versa (Aristotle)
The test of a man’s or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel (George Bernard Shaw)
Arguments are to be avoided: they are vulgar and often convincing (Oscar Wilde)
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons (Woody Allen, comedian)
Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex. You thought of nothing else if you didn’t have it, and thought of other things if you did (James Baldwin, novelist)
A man accustomed to think in millions – other people’s millions (Arnold Bennett, novelist)
Ship stewards work a 32-hour week and 20 weeks annual leave.
Like the Senate?
I did not give a ruling that I did not give a ruling.
We could have pilots undergo a crash course of 3 months.
I raise a point of order Mr. Speaker. My point of order is that you have already ruled on the point of order, so the Honourable Member cannot take a point of order on a point of order that you have decided is not a point of order.
Do not confuse me.
What colour is New Zealand?
The Government has created a milk bar economy staffed by topless speculators.