Evan Esar Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Evan Esar quotes, Evan Esar sayings, and Evan Esar proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Hindsight is good, foresight is better; but second sight is best of all. Evan Esar
If you can't win, make the fellow ahead of you break the record. Evan Esar
Consistency is a jewel, but too much jewelry is vulgar. Evan Esar
The only place where you can find equality is in the cemetery. Evan Esar
Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary. Evan Esar
Charm is to a woman what perfume is to a flower. Evan Esar
A cynic sees little to admire in the world, while the world sees even less to admire in him. Evan Esar
A special skill, like speaking several languages, or keeping your mouth shut in one. Evan Esar
A bureaucrat is an official who is clothed with power and whom it doesn't fit. Evan Esar
The man who avoids debt doesn't have to worry about avoiding his creditors. Evan Esar
When a schoolboy has original ideas, they are usually confined to spelling. Evan Esar
Walking isn't a lost art — one must, by some means, get to the garage. Evan Esar
This may be the age of automation, but love is still being made by hand. Evan Esar
The most popular form of altruism is giving to others the advice you cannot use yourself. Evan Esar
There would be no population explosion if people who are trying to keep the wolf from the door wouldn't let the stork fly in through the window. Evan Esar
A gentleman farmer never dirties himself with the soil or soils himself with the dirt. Evan Esar
Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary. Evan Esar
The tongue is the only muscle in the human body that never gets tired. Evan Esar
Next time a man tells you talk is cheap, ask him if he knows how much a session of Congress costs. Evan Esar
A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name. Evan Esar
Tact is the ability to shut your mouth before someone else does it for you. Evan Esar
Tact is giving a person a pat on the back when you feel like giving him a kick in the pants. Evan Esar
Adam and Eve were the first of all unions to defy management. Evan Esar
The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last. Evan Esar
You can't name anything that's more expensive than being good natured. Evan Esar
The best things in life are free, but the trouble is that the next best are so expensive. Evan Esar
An expensive wife often makes a pensive husband. Evan Esar
A lot of people get credit for being well-behaved simply because they haven't the money to be otherwise. Evan Esar
Family: a social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with the closet space. Evan Esar
Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. Evan Esar