Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes


"It's not bragging if you can back it up." - Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.

"The airplane turned into a great tool for scouting real estate. From up in the air we could check out traffic flows, see which way cities and towns were growing, and evaluate the location of the competition – if there was any. Then we would develop our real estate strategy for that market." - Sam Walton, fully Samuel Moore "Sam" Walton

"Every Gag I tell must be based on truth. No matter how much I may exaggerate it, it must have a certain amount of Truth.... Now Rumor travels Faster, but it don't stay put as long as Truth." - Will Rogers, fully William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers

"I guess no individual ever invented can pass the buck as quick as a nation can." - Will Rogers, fully William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers