Where can you find short, funny life quotes?


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An infographic at the Guardian website lists Oscar Wilde's most popular sayings (or epigrams) about life, while the Daily Mail website has a list featuring funny life quotes from U.S. presidents. A similar list, compiled by the Examiner, features funny and blundering life quotes from a range of U.S. politicians.

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Where can you find short, funny life quotes?
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Some examples of Oscar Wilde's witty epigrams on life are:

  • We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
  • A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
  • The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
  • Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
  • Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.

The epigrams are taken from Wilde's literary works, including "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Critic as Artist," as well as his life and biography.

Some examples of funny or blundering life quotes from U.S. politicians include:

  • There is no pleasure in having nothing to do. The fun is having lots to do and not doing it. �� Andrew Jackson
  • Man cannot live by bread alone. He must have peanut butter. �� James Garfield
  • A zebra does not change its spots. �� Al Gore
  • Only dead fish go with the flow. �� Sarah Palin
  • You can fool some of the people all of the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. �� George W. Bush
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