“Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.” — Ronald Reagan Read more fun facts and stories […]
Benito Mussolini started out as a school teacher. He soon realized he was unsuited for the job. This was no shock to his students, who conferred a nickname upon their teacher: “The […]
“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them […]
After the sinking of the RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage, many people asked how such a tragedy could have been avoided. Over the more than 100 years since that fateful night […]
“You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer’s heart.” — Fred […]
Napoleon Bonaparte has achieved immortality as one of France’s greatest citizens. Had he been born just a wee bit sooner, he wouldn’t have been French at all. Napoleon was born on in […]
“Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.” — E.B. White Read more fun facts about authors. Read more great quotations.
Night watchman Frank Willis was making his rounds on the night of June 17, 1972. As he passed one of the doors in the office building’s parking complex, he noticed a piece […]
“To be or not to be. That’s not really a question.” — Jean-Luc Godard Read more funny quotes. Read fun facts about movies.
The name Fred Astaire has become synonymous with dancing perfection. The star of more than 30 musical films is widely regarded as the most influential dancer in American entertainment. If it had […]
“Two Things Are Infinite: the Universe and Human Stupidity.” — Albert Einstein Read more funny quotes. Read more fun facts about Albert Einstein. Read more fun facts about measurements.
Helen Keller (1880-1968), the legendary speaker, author, and political activist who overcame deafness and blindness, made an often-overlooked contribution to American dog lovers; she introduced the Akita breed to the United States. […]
“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” — George Burns Read more funny quotes. Read more fun facts about comedians and comedy.
Moviegoers who lined up to see Captain Marvel probably walked past posters announcing the soon-to-be-released D.C. Comics’ blockbuster Shazam!. Anyone remotely familiar with comic book lore knows that the muscle-bound superhero with […]
“I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.” — Arthur C. Clarke Read more funny quotes. Read Clarke’s Laws and other eponymous laws.