Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Quotable Similes, Part 2

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
(Albert Einstein).

Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times. (Winston Churchill).

My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water. (Mark Twain).

As crazy as hauling timber into the woods. (Horace).

Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. (Truman Capote).

Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily. (George Santayana).

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