Bankers are just like anybody else, only richer
Authors of all races, be they Greeks, Romans, Teutons, or Celts, Can’t seem just to say anything is the thing it is but have to go out of their way to say that it is like something else.
Good wine needs no bush, And perhaps products that people really want Need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot.
And you stagger down to break your fast. Greasy bacon and lacquered eggs And coffee composed of frigid dregs.
I myself am more and more inclined to agree with Omar and Satchel Paige as I grow older: Don’t try to rewrite what the moving finger has writ, and don’t ever look over your shoulder.
The reason for much matrimony is patrimony.
There is one fault that I must find With the twentieth century. And I’ll put it in a couple of words; Too adventury. What I’d like would be some nice dull monotony If anyone’s gotony.
There once was an umpire whose vision Was cause for abuse and derision He remarked in surprise, ‘Why pick on my eyes? It’s my heart that dictates my decision.’
The more you earn, the less you keep, And now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to take, If the tax-collector hasn’t got it before I wake.
When I remember bygone days I think how evening follows morn So many I loved were not yet dead, So many I love were not yet born.
One man’s remorse is another man’s reminiscence.
So Columbus said, somebody show me the sunset and somebody did and he set sail for it, And he discovered America and they put him in jail for it, And the fetters gave him welts, And they named America after somebody else.