Witty sayings that I like

John Barrow

Where there’s smoke, there’s smoke.

Richard Feynman

If you thought that science was certain – well, that is just an error on your part.

Somerset Maugham

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, nobody knows what they are.

H L Mencken

For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.

Lord Palmerston

Only three people have ever really understood the Schleswig-Holstein business—the Prince Consort who is dead—a German professor, who has gone mad—and I, who have forgotten all about it.

Silvanus P Thompson

What one fool can do, another can.

(from Calculus Made Easy)

John Wanamaker

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.