❝A short saying oft contains much wisdom.❞
Sophocles (496BC – 406BC)

Our growing selection of miscellaneous quotes on related to driving, from both the  good guys  and the  bad guys .
 
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“Then there was the man who drowned crossing a stream with an average depth of six inches.”
W. I. E. Gates

 
Miscellaneous Quotes
“Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”
Euripides 484-406BC

“When acorn falls on head, it does not mean rest of Oak tree will follow.”
Chinese proverb

“No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.”
Jewish proverb

“If we believe absurdities, we shall commit atrocities.”
Voltaire

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.”
Thomas Jefferson

“An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.”
H. L. Mencken

“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.”
Charles Darwin (1809–1882)

“The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.”
Sir William Osler (Canadian physician 1848–1919)

“It's difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”
Upton Sinclair
(American Author 1878–1968)
[cf Global Warming, Speed Camera Partnerships]

“Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions.”
G. K. Chesterton (Illustrated London News, 1930)

“We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization”
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

“Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.”

“Then there was the man who drowned crossing a stream with an average depth of 6 inches.”
W. I. E. Gates

“The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best — and therefore never scrutinize or question.”
Stephen Jay Gould
1941–2002

“Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.”
Robertson Davies

“It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.”
John Crowe

“If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact — not to be solved, but to be coped with over time.”
Shimon Peres

“I am certain there is too much certainty in the world.”
Michael Crichton, State of Fear

Quotes from the bad guys
Non-existent by definition.
Good quotes come from rational intelligent minds capable of independent thought and imagination, something which the idiots of this world are incapable of.