Bill Vaughan Quotes (20 quotations)

1. A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election. - Bill Vaughan

2. A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works. - Bill Vaughan

3. A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm. - Bill Vaughan

4. An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. - Bill Vaughan

5. By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it. - Bill Vaughan

6. If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity. - Bill Vaughan

7. I'm an actor. And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant. - Bill Vaughan

8. It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. - Bill Vaughan

9. It's hard for the modern generation to understand Thoreau, who lived beside a pond but didn't own water skis or a snorkel. - Bill Vaughan

10. Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day. - Bill Vaughan

11. Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed. - Bill Vaughan

12. Muscles come and go; flab lasts. - Bill Vaughan

13. People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan

14. Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. - Bill Vaughan

15. The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears. - Bill Vaughan

16. The tax collector must love poor people, he's creating so many of them. - Bill Vaughan

17. The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does. - Bill Vaughan

18. We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. - Bill Vaughan

19. We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan

20. Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. - Bill Vaughan

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