My mum loved a great saying and passed on the love of great words to me. You’ve probably seen a lot of these before but it’s just a little bit of fun. So, enjoy. They’re in no particular order and do let us know if you’d like to add something.

CARY GRANT

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My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

My father used to say, ‘Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.’

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

DANNY KAYE

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I’m just an entertainer. All I want to be is funny. I never aspired to play Hamlet.

I wasn’t born a fool. It took work to get this way.


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The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.


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Just a brief collection of amusing sayings which are unaccredited. Let us know if we’ve got one wrong.

“Keep smiling, it makes people wonder what you’re up to.”

“Borrow money from pessimists – they don’t expect it back.

“All those who believe in telekinesis, raise my hand.”

“To steal an idea from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.”

“Politicians and Nappies both need to be changed. And for the same reason”

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“I can resist anything but temptation.” 

“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” 

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”