Remark Quotes

“I’ve been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dange...

“I’ve been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous thing to do. But don’t worry. It’s fine. Trust me, I’ve done this before and I can assure you it doesn’t lead to anything.” — Greta Thunberg in remarks delivered in Davis today
📅︎ Jan 23
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abilit...

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so." — Douglas Adams
📅︎ Jan 08
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abili...

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for the apparent disinclination to do so." ~Douglas Adams
📅︎ Feb 10
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“This is our first task — caring for our children. It's our first job. If...

“This is our first task — caring for our children. It's our first job. If we don't get that right, we don't get anything right.” — President Obama, in remarks delivered at a prayer vigil for victims of the Sandy Hook massacre
📅︎ Dec 11
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"I don't think you can analyze love. No one knows why it happens, or doesn't. Love is a chance c...

"I don't think you can analyze love. No one knows why it happens, or doesn't. Love is a chance combination of elements. Any one thing might be enough to keep it from igniting - a mood, a glance... a remark. And if we could define love, predict it - it would probably lose its power" - Star Trek
📅︎ Oct 29
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We are making remarkable progress toward an agreement, a...

We are making remarkable progress toward an agreement, and toward a nervous breakdown. It's going to be a race to see which will be achieved first.... Henry A. Kissinger 1975
📅︎ Nov 20
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“‘Beauty is only skin deep,’ as some dull clot once...

“‘Beauty is only skin deep,’ as some dull clot once remarked. A very proper depth in my opinion. After all, who needs a beautiful gall bladder?” – George Sanders
📅︎ Oct 04
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"Devotees of grammatical studies have not ...

"Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression." — Amos Bronson Alcott
📅︎ Oct 23
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“Nothing is more common th...

“Nothing is more common than the wish to be remarkable.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
📅︎ Aug 29
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The instrument has yet to be devi...

The instrument has yet to be devised that can test my indifferene to that remark. —Hawkeye Pierce, M*A*S*H
📅︎ Jul 14
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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for...

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." — Calvin Trillin
📅︎ Jun 25
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"It is great wisdom to know how to be silent an...

"It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others." –St John of the Cross, OCD
📅︎ May 22
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"The greats didn't know they were greats, they were...

"The greats didn't know they were greats, they were just mortal humans who refused to bow to cynicism." -exurb1a's video: "You will never do anything remarkable"
📅︎ Apr 29
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
📅︎ Apr 16
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“Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then t...

“Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those remarkably rare, addictive ones who just bring out the most. Of everything. They make you feel so alive that you’d follow them straight into hell…”
📅︎ Feb 11
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“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abilit...

“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.” - Douglas Adams
📅︎ Mar 12
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
📅︎ Feb 28
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"It is great wisdom to know how to be silent ...

"It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others." - John of the Cross
📅︎ Feb 18
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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for...

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." — Calvin Trillin
📅︎ Jul 26
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"The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is t...

"The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good." — Robert Graves
📅︎ Dec 23
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Look, I've been remarkab...

Look, I've been remarkably patient, you know, for me. —Superboy, Young Justice
📅︎ Feb 03
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"The power that each of us has over complete strange...

"The power that each of us has over complete strangers to make them feel terrible and frightened and weak is amazing." — Hank Green, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
📅︎ Oct 03
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I make it a rule in life to come out ...

I make it a rule in life to come out with at least one stupendously crass remark every day. —Cheryl Manningham, Chef!
📅︎ Oct 21
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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for...

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." — Calvin Trillin
📅︎ Nov 29
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"People become really quite remarkable when they start thin...

"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success." – Norman Vincent Peale
📅︎ Oct 22
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I am a drifter, and as lonely as that can be, it is also remarkably...

I am a drifter, and as lonely as that can be, it is also remarkably freeing. I will never define myself in terms of anyone else. I will never feel the pressure of peers or the burden of parental expectation.
📅︎ Dec 10
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"A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the ...

"A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing."" — Sir Arnold Bax
📅︎ Jul 18
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"It is a remarkable dichotomy. In many ways, Clark is the most human of us a...

"It is a remarkable dichotomy. In many ways, Clark is the most human of us all. Then... he shoots fire from the skies and it is difficult not to think of him as a god. And how fortunate we all are that it does not occur to him" - Batman
📅︎ Sep 18
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abilit...

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so." — Douglas Adams
📅︎ Oct 21
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“Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those re...

“Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those remarkably rare, addictive ones who just bring out the most. Of everything. They make you feel so alive that you’d follow them straight into hell, just to keep getting your fix” - Karen Marie Moning
📅︎ Apr 07
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“Those born in unfavorable circumstances and lac...

“Those born in unfavorable circumstances and lacking any remarkable gifts will always need one particular thing: someone to blame.” - Friedrich Nietzche
📅︎ Jun 20
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"Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those re...

"Some people bring out the worst in you, others bring out the best, and then there are those remarkably rare, addictive ones who just bring out the most. Of everything. They make you feel so alive that you’d follow them straight into hell, just to keep getting your fix." - Karen Marie Moning
📅︎ Jan 07
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"I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you c...

"I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something. Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow." – Julia Cameron
📅︎ Mar 26
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abilit...

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.” -Douglas Adams
📅︎ Nov 12
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"the same state of mind is expressed throughout the world with remarkable uni...

"the same state of mind is expressed throughout the world with remarkable uniformity; and this fact is, in itself, interesting as evidence of the close similarity in ... mental disposition of all the races of mankind." Charles Darwin, 1872
📅︎ Oct 03
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"It's difficult trying to...

"It's difficult trying to make friends, but making enemies is remarkably easier."
📅︎ Dec 17
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
📅︎ Nov 02
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If you simplify your English, you are freed from the worst follies of ort...

If you simplify your English, you are freed from the worst follies of orthodoxy. You cannot speak any of the necessary dialects, and when you make a stupid remark its stupidity will be obvious, even to yourself.—George Orwell
📅︎ Aug 12
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"If you feel irritated by the absurd remarks of two people whose c...

"If you feel irritated by the absurd remarks of two people whose conversation you happen to overhear, you should imagine that you are listening to a dialogue of two fools in a comedy." - Arthur Schopenhauer
📅︎ Sep 02
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A woman with a voice is by definition a st...

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. – Melinda Gates
📅︎ Mar 08
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"What is the point of being ali...

"What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?” — John Green
📅︎ Jun 25
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"What is the point of being alive if you ...

"What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?" - John Green, An Abundance of Katherines
📅︎ Jun 27
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“What is the point of being ali...

“What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?” ― John Green
📅︎ Sep 30
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That's the problem with being middle-class. Anybody who...

That's the problem with being middle-class. Anybody who really cares will abandon you for those who need it more. -- Mr. Bergstrom's parting remarks, ``Lisa's Substitute''
📅︎ Oct 16
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"It is hard to know which is the more remarkable- that...

"It is hard to know which is the more remarkable- that it took 600 million years for the Earth to make its oil, or that it took 300 years to use it up." - M. King Hubbert
📅︎ Mar 07
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"Fighting for what you believe in i...

"Fighting for what you believe in is remarkable never stop believing the longer you believe the further you go"
📅︎ Jan 17
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abilit...

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so." - Douglas Adams
📅︎ May 06
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"We're all traveling through time together, e...

"We're all traveling through time together, every day of our lives. All we can do is do our best to relish this remarkable ride." - About Time
📅︎ Jul 03
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"I will consider joining in political discussion ...

"I will consider joining in political discussion the day we no longer use remarks on personal traits as arguments, and communicate rather than talk." -J.B.
📅︎ Oct 28
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I need to become beautiful. Become re...

I need to become beautiful. Become remarkable. Become unforgettable. Become someone's everything" Christopher Gutierrez
📅︎ Dec 24
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"Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable. Fame usually comes to t...

"Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable. Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else, very rarely to those who say to themselves, "Go to, now, let us be a celebrated individual!"" - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
📅︎ Jun 15
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