Monday, 18 November 2013

Did they actually say these?

Sometimes we say things without thinking. Sometimes words come out a different meaning to the one we intended them to be. Here are a few examples.

If it weren’t for electricity we’d all be watching television by candlelight. - George Gobal

If people don’t want to go to the picture, nobody can stop them. - Samuel Goldwyn

If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free! - P.J. O'Rourke

If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you, die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral. - Gregory Nunn

If you work on a nonexistent problem, there are much fewer obstacles to overcome. - Unknown

If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either. - Dick Cavett 

I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's kept rigidly under control. - Alan Bennett

I'm still an atheist, thank God. - Luis Bunuel

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. - Unknown

In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice. - Unknown

It is bad luck to be superstitious. - Andrew W. Mathis

It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am. - Muhammad Ali

It's like deja vu all over again. - Unknown

It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another. - Unknown

Let us all be happy, and live within our means even if we have to borrow the money to do it with. - Artemus Ward

Nobody ever beats Wales at rugby, they just score more points. - Graham Mourie

Nobody goes there anymore because it's always so crowded. - Unknown

People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they’re exactly like the old ones. - Charles F. Kettering

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