Infinite Pool of Amazing Quotes for Specific Situation

We already have a thread “Quote of the Day.” This is different. If you provide a quote, you must also give a context for using the quote. See what comes up!

An example: When you’re trying to lighten the mood after a fight with your spouse/best friend/parent: “I know I’m a handful but that’s why you got two hands.”


When someone tries to get you to commit to making an emotional scene about an issue that is nothing but meaningless virtue signaling…

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”


When I’m thinking about what I’m doing with the money I MIGHT win from hitting the lottery.

“Don’t count your chickens before they hatch “


A greeting to a chat room, game or video conference:

“Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends, we’re so glad you could attend…come inside, come inside…the shows about to start!..see the show…” ( Emerson, Lake & Palmer)


You will have to read the great history of Australia called The Fatal Shore to get the full story, but anyway it explains how a team of eighteenth century Hawaiian chefs came up with the famous phrase while stirring a pot of soup on Valentines Day 1779, shortly after the unfortunate demise of British explorer Captain James Cook.

"Too many Cooks spoil the broth."


Good one!

The original!

I’ve heard that Mark Twain said “If you don’t read newspapers, you’re uninformed; if you do read newspapers, you’re misinformed. You pays your nickel and takes your chances like everyone else.”


When Britain finally ends lockdown and lets people go to lunch at the neighbour’s house.

"Britannia waives the rules!"


Answer to: Where are you going?

"I’m traveling down the road and I’m…FLIRTIN’ WITH DISATER…"strong text

My friends & road “Brothers”, Dave Hlubek & Danny Joe Brown (RIP)…Molly Hatchet, kind of my life style…


Way to end a chat conference:

“And out comes the man from mars.
And you try to run but he’s got a gun.
And he shoots you dead and he eats your head.
And then you’re in the man from mars.” (Blondie)
“Have a Good Game & Good Luck…C U @ the tables”

The DARK side of the MOON…rofl (see profile page for animated avatar)

Man eater


Words of inspiration to someone with their head down:

Chin up


Your Pocket Aces, just got crushed by runner/runner KQ for 2 pair:

“The world is full of Kings and Queens who blind your eyes and steal your dreams…it’s Heaven and Hell” (Ronnie James Dio, Black Sabbath)

Dancing Skeleton


Nice one MacGuru. :wink:

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Answer to your significant other:

“…you can leave your hat on…”

Joe Cocker - You Can Leave Your Hat On (Official Video) HD …


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Question for after dinner:

“Would you like some pie?”


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The evil & the darkness of the MOONMAN…comes alive…

“Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again…whispering in the Sound of Silence…”


No one can get a mood on like Joe Cocker. And Lucille Ball as a kicker - nice.

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when you get a really bad beat your pocket kings to a 3 9 off suit full boat
" Well PULL my TAIL "


When someone says something stupid or inappropriate, quote Plato…

Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools speak because they have to say something.