Evan Esar

"Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"[Statistics] Fiction in its most uninteresting form."

Evan Esar
Evan Esar "Esar's Comic Dictionary"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"[Statistics] The science that can prove everything except the usefulness of statistics."

Evan Esar
Evan Esar "Esar's Comic Dictionary"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The girl with a future avoids a man with a past."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A bacteriologist is a man whose conversation always start with the germ of an idea."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)