Wilson Quotes

β€œBe nice to people on your wa...

β€œBe nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.” - Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it des...

The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it describes God as a mass murderer. This may be the single most important key to the political behavior of Western Civilization.” ― Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 02
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"Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrup...

"Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves." β€” Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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"God help those wh...

"God help those who do not help themselves." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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"Never has a profession been so ...

"Never has a profession been so decried by someone who need it so desperately"-House MD - James Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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"The true problem of humanity is the follow...

"The true problem of humanity is the following: we have paleolithic emotions, medieval intuitions and god-like technology." -E.O Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 05
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He who rejects cha...

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. Harold Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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"Wagner's music is...

"Wagner's music is better than it sounds." β€” Edgar Wilson Nye
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 11
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"A good listener is not only popul...

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 28
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"Life's a tough proposition,...

"Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 16
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"I respect faith, but d...

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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"Nothing happens...

"Nothing happens until I make it happen." (Scott Wilson)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"The real problem of humanity is the following: we have paleolithic emotio...

"The real problem of humanity is the following: we have paleolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and god-like technology. And it is terrifically dangerous, and it is now approaching a point of crisis overall." --E. O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 06
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"...A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are no longer ...

"...A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are no longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men." - W. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 26
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The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and...

The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and science is true. It has shown that all systems of definition are relative to various purposes, and that none of them actually β€œgrasp” reality.” ― Alan Wilson Watts,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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β€œDestroying rainforest for econom...

β€œDestroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.” E O Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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β€œThere was a time when corporations played a very minor part i...

β€œThere was a time when corporations played a very minor part in our business affairs, but now they play the chief part, and most men are the servants of the corporations.” -Woodrow Wilson, 1912
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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"The cost of living is goi...

"The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down." β€” Flip Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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β€œDynamite is loyal to th...

β€œDynamite is loyal to the one who lights the fuse.” β€”Dean F. Wilson, Skyshaker
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 05
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Friendship is the only c...

Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.~Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 29
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β€œYou can’t expect to hit the j...

β€œYou can’t expect to hit the jackpot if you don’t put a few nickels in the machine.” β€” Flip Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 18
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"Courage is the art of being...

"Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death." β€” Harold Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 07
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"He who rejects change is the architect of...

"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery." β€”Harold Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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"There is no pleasure in having nothi...

"There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it." β€” Mary Wilson Little
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 28
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"A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what ...

"A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about." -- Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"Since the bicycle makes little demand on material or energy resources, contribute...

"Since the bicycle makes little demand on material or energy resources, contributes little to pollution, makes a positive contribution to health and causes little death or injury, it can be regarded as the most benevolent of machines." β€”Stuart S. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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"If you think nobody cares if ...

"If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments." - Earl Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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Every national border in Europe marks the place whe...

Every national border in Europe marks the place where two gangs of bandits got too exhausted to kill each other anymore and signed a treaty - Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 28
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"The real problem of humanity ... we hav...

"The real problem of humanity ... we have Palaeolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and godlike technology." β€” E. O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 20
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Guilt is really the reverse side of the coin o...

Guilt is really the reverse side of the coin of pride. Guilt aims at self-destruction, and pride aims at the destruction of others. - BILL WILSON
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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β€œIs," "is," "is"β€”the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolishe...

β€œIs," "is," "is"β€”the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolished, human thought might begin to make sense. I don't know what anything "is"; I only know how it seems to me at this moment.” ― Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 17
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β€œThere was a young man who said though, it seems that I kno...

β€œThere was a young man who said though, it seems that I know that I know, but what I would like to see is the I that knows me when I KNOW that I know that I know.β€œ β€” Alan Wilson Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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β€œBe fearless in trying new things, whether they are...

β€œBe fearless in trying new things, whether they are physical, mental, or emotional, since being afraid can challenge you to go to the next level.” –Rita Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 24
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If you steal from one author it...

If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research. ~ Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 11
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"To my embarrassment...

"To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 14
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"A conservative is a ma...

"A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits." β€” Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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"A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs b...

"A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard.” β€”Sloan Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 21
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"God help those wh...

"God help those who do not help themselves." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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If you want to make e...

If you want to make enemies, try to change something. - Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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"The average man is a conformist, accepti...

"The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain." - Colin Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 08
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"There is no pleasure in having nothi...

"There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it." β€” Mary Wilson Little
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 24
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Many of us owe who we are to certain teachers who appeared...

Many of us owe who we are to certain teachers who appeared at just the right time, in the right place, and had just the right words to say to propel us on our journey. - Rainn Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 18
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"To my embarrassment ...

"To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady." -- Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"I not only use all the bra...

"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." β€” Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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β€œIs," "is," "is"β€”the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolishe...

β€œIs," "is," "is"β€”the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolished, human thought might begin to make sense. I don't know what anything "is"; I only know how it seems to me at this moment.” ― Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 28
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"There is nothing more dem...

"There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income." β€” Edmund Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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β€˜When the politics of lying becomes nor...

β€˜When the politics of lying becomes normal, paranoia and alienation become the "normality" of the day.’ - Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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"If Donald Trump is not a Russian intelligence and polit...

"If Donald Trump is not a Russian intelligence and political asset, how can you tell the difference? ~ Rick Wilson, author of NYT #1 bestseller 'Everything Trump Touches Dies'
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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In the end, you’ll realize t...

In the end, you’ll realize that the best thing in your life is not a thing. - Wilson Kanadi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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"I respect faith, but d...

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 28
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"The trouble with the Republican Party is that it has not had a new idea for thir...

"The trouble with the Republican Party is that it has not had a new idea for thirty years… the Republican Party is still a covert and a refuge for those who are afraid, for those who want to consult their grandfathers about everything."-Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"Only the madman ...

"Only the madman is absolutely sure." β€” Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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"Wagner's music is...

"Wagner's music is better than it sounds." β€” Edgar Wilson Nye
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 31
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"Those who welcome death...

"Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up." β€” Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 15
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"Belief is the death of intelligence. If one can only see t...

"Belief is the death of intelligence. If one can only see things according to one's own belief system, one is destined to become virtually deaf, dumb, and blind." - Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 14
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"We are forced to choose among the elements of human nature [that we want...

"We are forced to choose among the elements of human nature [that we want to embrace] by reference to value systems which these same elements created in an evolutionary age now long vanished." - Edward Wilson, On Human Nature
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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"Usually it is because someone does too much, too soon, foll...

"Usually it is because someone does too much, too soon, followed very quickly by too little, too late." …..…NTSB Investigator Steve Wilson, when asked what causes most aviation accidents.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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"The real problem of humanity ... we hav...

"The real problem of humanity ... we have Palaeolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and godlike technology." β€” E. O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 16
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"The man who is swimming ag...

"The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it." - Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 24
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"You can't expect to hit the j...

"You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine." - Flip Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 04
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"America is not anything if it consist...

"America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us." -Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and stri...

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times & to endure failure. Persist!The world needs all you can give. - E. O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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β€œWe have created a Star Wars civilization, with Stone Age emotions, medieval institut...

β€œWe have created a Star Wars civilization, with Stone Age emotions, medieval institutions, and godlike technology. We thrash about. We are terribly confused by the mere fact of our existence, and a danger to ourselves and to the rest of life.” ― Edward O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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β€œTo the world you may be one...

β€œTo the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.” ― Bill Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 19
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"You know what 'family values' means...

"You know what 'family values' means? That's hating the same people your grandfather hated." ---Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 26
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"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live mo...

"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand." Woodrow Wilson, 28th US president
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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"I do try to kill something for my wife every year, just to reconnect with my caveman r...

"I do try to kill something for my wife every year, just to reconnect with my caveman roots. Recently, I got a big five-pound lobster, brought it home, and ripped its head off with my teeth. Then we boiled it for a nice romantic dinner. Then I got lucky." -Rainn Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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"A good listener is not only popul...

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something." - Wilson Mizner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 20
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"In a universe which is constantly...

"In a universe which is constantly moving forward, he who stands still moves backwards.” - Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"A baseball game is simply ...

"A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings." -Earl Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 27
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"Power consists in one's capacity to link his...

"Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation." - Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 29
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"Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome...

"Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient." - Eugene S. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 24
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"You can complain because roses ha...

"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can be grateful that thorn bushes have roses." -Tom Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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β€œYou are precisely as big as what you ...

β€œYou are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you.” ~ Robert Anton Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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"Human beings are absurd...

"Human beings are absurdly easy to indoctrinate. They seek it." - E. O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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"The tragedy of humanity is that we have s...

"The tragedy of humanity is that we have stone age instincts, medieval institutions, and god-like powers with technology" -Ed Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 28
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β€œOctober: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate i...

β€œOctober: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.” ― Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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β€œGood health is not something we can b...

β€œGood health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.” β€”Anne Wilson Schaef
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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β€œThe porcelain rose is n...

β€œThe porcelain rose is not as pretty as the one that decays.” - Eric G. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 15
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"If a dog will not come to you after havin...

"If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” ― Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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