Way Cool

Sunday, May 8, 2011 – Way Cool

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances. ~ Thomas Jefferson

One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat. ~ Woodrow Wilson

Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes. ~ Walt Whitman

Keep cool; anger is not an argument. ~ Daniel Webster

I’m a Muslim, but I think Jesus would have a drink with me. He would be cool. He would talk to me. ~ Mike Tyson

The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs. ~ Dave Barry

I’m from Iowa, we don’t know what cool is. ~ Ashton Kutcher

All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to the degree that he agrees with the writer about what’s cool. ~ Steven Brust

Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons. ~ Will Cuppy

That would be cool if you could eat a good food with a bad food and the good food would cover for the bad food when it got to your stomach. Like you could eat a carrot with an onion ring and they would travel down to your stomach, then they would get there, and the carrot would say, it’s cool, he’s with me. ~ Mitch Hedberg

In Paris, you learn wit, in London you learn to crush your social rivals, and in Florence you learn poise. ~ Virgil Thomson

The keynote of American civilization is a sort of warm-hearted vulgarity. The Americans have none of the irony of the English, none of their cool poise, none of their manner. But they do have friendliness. Where an Englishman would give you his card, an American would very likely give you his shirt. ~ Raymond Chandler

Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously. ~ Earl Wilson

Not being able to govern events, I govern myself, and apply myself to them, if they will not apply themselves to me. ~ Michel de Montaigne, Essays, 1588

Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to. ~ Oscar Wilde

It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back. ~ Mick Jagger

The first attribute that characterizes the greater man from the moron is his thicker layer of inhibition. ~ Martin H. Fischer

Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence. ~ Franz Kafka

Self-command is the main elegance. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

For fast-acting relief try slowing down. ~ Lily Tomlin

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