Cryptoquotes #11

When nations grow old, the arts grow cold and commerce settles on every tree.
                William Blake

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
                Harold Macmillan

Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.
                Dr. Seuss

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.  That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.
                Emily Kimbrough

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.
                Wernher von Braun

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half – especially if he
    has a teenage daughter.
                Guy Lombardo

Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.
                Winston Churchill

By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.
                Richard Dawkins

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
                Henry Ford

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
                Max Lucado


Cryptoquotes #10

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
                Samuel Johnson

I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
                   Ella Maillart

Control over change would seem to consist in moving not with it, but ahead of it.
                Marshall McLuhan

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
                John Berry

Hope is like peace, it is not a gift from God.  It is a gift only we can give one another.
                Elie Wiesel

Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe.
                St. Therese of Lisieux

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.
                Honore de Balzac

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
                Julia Morgan

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
                Robert Frost

He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
                Raymond Hull

Cryptoquotes #9

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.
                Emily Dickinson

Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
                Benjamin Cardozo

We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
                Mother Teresa

Summer afternoon: to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
                Henry James

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
                Benjamin Disraeli

I opened the door for a lot of people, and they just ran through and left me holding the knob.
                Bo Diddley

These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren.
                John Dillinger

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.
                Oscar Wilde

You see things; and you say, “Why?” but I dream things that never were; and I say, “Why not?”
                George Bernard Shaw

CryptoQuote #8

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
            (source obscure)

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
            Jean de la Fontaine

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads ?
            Albert Camus

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
            John D Rockefeller Sr.

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
            Marie Curie

Contemporary criticism only represents the amount of ignorance genius has to contend with.
            Percy Bysshe Shelley

Everything happens to everyone sooner or later if there is enough time.
            George Bernard Shaw

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
            William Arthur Ward

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.
            Emo Philips

Let us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
            James Thurber

CryptoQuote #7

“A child of five would understand this.  Send someone to fetch a child of five.”
                    Groucho Marx

“Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.”
                    Henry Ford

“A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.”
                    William Feather

“He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything
        for money.”
                    Benjamin Franklin

“If common sense is so common, why is there so little of it ?”
                    Mark Twain

“I have never met a vampire personally, but I don’t know what might happen tomorrow.”
                    Bela Lugosi


“I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.”
                    Michael Jordan

“A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.”
                    P.J. O’Rourke

“An advertising agency is eighty-five percent confusion and fifteen percent commission.”
                    Fred Allen

Cryptoquote #6

All the gold in the world has no significance.  That which is lasting are thoughtful acts which we do for our fellow man.
Adolfo Prieto

Statistically, one hundred percent of the shots you don’t take, don’t go in.
Wayne Gretsky

The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
William Safire

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.
Bo Derek

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
Al Boliska

We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow.  Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
Alexander Pope

Progress isn’t made by early risers.  It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.
Robert A. Heinlein

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Alva Edison

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Albert Pike

Cryptoquotes #5

“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Any girl can be glamorous.  All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.”
Hedy Lamarr

“There’s a great power in words, if you don’t hitch too many of them together.”
Josh Billings

“To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.”
Aaron Copeland

“Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.”
Gen. Omar N. Bradley

“Recession is when a neighbor loses his job.  Depression is when you lose yours.”
Ronald Reagan

“When I’m hungry, I eat.  When I’m thirsty, I drink.  When I feel like saying something, I say it.”

“Being broke is a temporary situation; being poor is a state of mind.”
Mike Todd