Some Bite-Sized Inspiration
“Lay off the firewater, Tonto.” 
Barry Sullivan

Inspirational, funny or just plain odd quotes that interest me in some way. 
  • “I want to be alone with my thought.” – Homer Simpson
  • “There’s a fine line between flirty and creepy. And that line is called being good looking.” – Bill Murray
  • “Whataboutism is a failed rationalization of unbecoming behavior, propagating in the world today like a virus.” —Thomas McKeon
  • “Lay off the firewater, Tonto”  – Barry Sullivan
  • “Come for the Ambiänce, Leave in an Ambulänce” —Mike Roddy (talking about his bar)
  • “At the beginning I didn’t like it, but after a while I hated it.” Uncle Sean Teahan (talking about NarrowBack show)
  • “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” ― Mike Tyson
  • “No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy.” – Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke
  • “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charlie Chaplin
  • “Chicks don’t listen to the backside of Diver Down.”  —Pat Cronin
  • “Whatever happens at the Irish Center never, ever stays at the Irish Center” —Thomas McKeon
  • “People who say “The worst he can say is ‘No’ ” have never met my friends.” —Thomas McKeon
  • “What kind of douchebag quotes himself?” —Thomas McKeon
  • “But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder” – Homer Simpson, on not going to church on Sundays
  • “Some people have a way with words, and other people… not have way.” – Steve Martin
  • “Originality is one trying to emulate their influences and falling dreadfully short.” —Thomas McKeon (probably plagiarized)
  • “Why is it that when I drink all night I wake up the next day dying of thirst?” – John Sheehan
  • ” I don’t care what world you’re in just stay the fuck out of mine!”  – Tim Reardon
  • “The longest path is often the shortcut.” — Thomas McKeon
  • “Ah That’s Shite!” – Wobbles’ words of encouragement after an errant shot on the pitch
  • “Thanks for letting us stay here…and sorry about shitting in the sink.” – Unknown
  • “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”  – Winston Churchill
  • “Happy Wife, Happy Wife” —Thomas McKeon
  • “If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.” – Various
  • “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” – Thomas A. Edison
  • “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”  –  Henry Ford
  • “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”  – John Wooden
  • “Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.” ― Robert Strauss
  • “Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” — George Kneller
  • “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. When I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, because that’s when it really counts.”   — Muhammad Ali
  • Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchhill
  • “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”  — Pablo Picasso
  • “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” — Harry S. Truman

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