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

♦ “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” — Earl Wilson

♦ “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

♦ “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

♦ “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” — Norman Vincent Peale

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15 Responses to “bon mots”

  1. Elspeth

    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. Lisa Kane

    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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