bon mots


{ French } bawn moh — a witty remark or comment; clever saying; witticism


“Me fail English? That’s unpossible.” — Ralph Wiggum (The Simpsons)

“Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.” — Albert Einstein

“An apple a day keeps anyone away if you throw it hard enough.” — unknown

“Be vewwy, vewwy quiet. I’m hunting wabbits.” — Elmer Fudd

“How many people here have telekinetic powers? Raise my hand.” — Emo Philips

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” — Jim Carrey

“Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.” — Robert Benchley

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller

“Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.” — Marilyn Monroe

“Never put a sock in the toaster.” — Eddie Izzard

“You’ll have to speak up, I’m wearing a towel.” — Homer Simpson

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

 “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” — Steve Martin

 “A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.” — Steven Wright

 “Dooby, dooby, doo.” — Frank Sinatra

“The Detroit String Quartet played Brahms last night. Brahms lost.” — Bennett Cerf

 “I yam what I yam, and that’s all what I yam.” — Popeye

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” — Lily Tomlin

“I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

 “A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” — Joyce Mayer

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” — Dr. Seuss

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” — Audrey Hepburn

“Tie your shoes, pack a good lunch, and remember we’re all in this together.” — Public school poster

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15 thoughts on “bon mots

  1. What a beautiful blog I’ve stumbled across! Whilst browsing it I’ve swooned at the photos and giggled at the text. Excellent combination of feelings there.


  2. Oh geez, where am I? Once I read “pink underwear” I was hooked! We all must have of pair of those! It’s like when I borrowed my sister’s bewbs, got drunk and ran into my ex. After doing the crawl of shame out his door, I realized I forgot my sister’s bewbs in his bed! I had to call and leave a message asking for my sister’s silicone fillers back!


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