One example of a funny quote is "We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know," from W.H. Auden. Another example is "If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month," by Theodore Roosevelt.Continue Reading
W.H. Auden was an Anglo-American poet during the 20th century. Many of his poems feature themes of love, politics and social issues. Examples of well-known poems by him include "Funeral Blues," "The Shield of Achilles" and "September 1, 1939." Auden also wrote poems on psychological and religious views such as "The Age of Anxiety" and "For the Time Being." In addition to being a poet, Auden also taught classes at several American universities from 1941 to 1945.
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was also an author, explorer, naturalist and soldier. He won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for his efforts in helping end the Russo-Japanese War. In an effort to conserve natural places and resources, Roosevelt established new national parks, forests and monuments during his presidency, and he also began the creation of the Panama Canal.Learn more about Education