Monday, May 1, 2017

Aphorisms, Famous Last Words And So On (Updated)



Can you identify the individuals responsible for these?

Answers tomorrow.



1  You can lead a man to Congress but you can’t make him think.

2  Don’t you call me a bastard, you bastard.

3  He may only weigh 119 lbs but 19 lbs is his c***

4  He was like a lizard on a rock.  Alive but looking dead.

5  We live in a benign strategic environment.

6  "It's all mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."

7  "Any fool can criticise, condemn, and complain, and most fools do."

8  “Forgive, but never forget.”

9  “If we lose now, we deserve to have our arses kicked in”

10  “Michelle doesn’t go all the way down.”




Answers
1        Milton Bearle
2         2 Gough Whitlam
3         3 Ava Gardner, on the singular virtue of Frank Sinatra
4         4 Paul Keating, on the hapless member for Wentworth
5         5 Helen Clark
6         6 Albert Einstein
7         7 Benjamin Franklin
8         8 John F Kennedy
9         9 Fat Herman Goering
1     10 Jackass Barack Obama, talking about his wife’s press-up technique.
 

3 comments:

paul scott said...

1.You can lead a man to Congress but you can’t make him think. < Milton Berle

2 Don’t you call me a bastard, you bastard. < an Australian

3 He may only weigh 119 lbs but 19 lbs is his c*** < Ava Gardner

4 He was like a lizard on a rock. Alive but looking dead. < only Paul Keating could be this vicious

5 We live in a benign strategic environment. < Helen Clark mouthing

6 "It's all mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." < Mark Twain also wrote " The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”

7 "Any fool can criticise, condemn, and complain, and most fools do." Winston Churchill

8 “Forgive, but never forget.” Wil Zeus, hadn’t heard of him

9 “If we lose now, we deserve to have our arses kicked in” Some rugby player

10 “Michelle doesn’t go all the way down.” And thank God for that..but there has to be a reason for Obama

The Veteran said...

Adolf ... I particularly like this one by John Nance Garner, 32nd Vice-President of the United States (1933-1941) in referring to his job as Vice-President ... 'Ain't worth a bucket of warm piss' (for many years it was bowdlerized as 'warm spit')

David said...

Well, on the surface that is true. It worked out OK for LBJ, Gerald Ford, and Mike Pence.