The best Quotes by Christopher Hitchens

The best Quotes by Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was a British author and journalist who is widely regarded as one of the most influential atheists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

There are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument.
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
I learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness.
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What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.

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Dante: "[seeing a Confederate flag] What? Are you serious?"
Lila: "Newsflash, we're in deep Texas."
The stars at night, are big and bright,
deep in the heart of Texas,
The prairie sky is wide and high,
deep in the heart of Texas.
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Of course, nobody I knew in East-Texas in 1989 cared about Newtonian Physics. The only Newtons they cared about were Wayne and Fig.
Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon - Season 1 Episode 1
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When a Texan gets knocked off a horse, he gets right back on. That is the second most important thing about bein' a Texan, right after thinkin' you're better than everybody else.
"Did you grow up in Texas?"
Meemaw: "Took my first bath in a ten-gallon hat."
Sheldon: "Texas, Oklahoma... what's the difference?"
Meemaw: "Hey, now, I think you might want to crack open your psychology textbook 'cause that there is crazy talk."
Amy: "Lino's reinventing Thanksgiving."
Zora: "Oh, good. 'Cause if there's anything Texans love, it's different sh-t."
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Since you went away
I bet you missed your exit
And drove right on through the Lone Star state
There's a seat for you at the rodeo
And I've got every slow dance saved
Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyway
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In Texas, it's football. In Georgia, football. There's an appreciation from the average person about football more than anywhere else. And we have that for basketball in New York. And we'll always have that in New York.
Lila: "So, Richter, why are you such a nihilist?"
Richter: "A what?"
Lila: "I mean, anyone who blasts diesel into the atmosphere like that, truly gives zero f-s about like anything."
Richter: "I'm a Texan. I don't like people telling me what to do. Especially smug, self-righteous, rich, city folk."
In Texas, we practically come out of the womb in jeans.
Are you really a Texan? I mean, really? If I have a headache, I'd put bacon around an Aspirin before I take it.
RJ Scott
Football is to Texas what religion is to a priest.
Don't mess with Texas!
Texas has long been known as the nation's largest energy producer, but we are equally proud of our distinction as the nation's leading energy innovator.
You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas.
Texas is a hotbed of insanely good bands and musicians.
I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part and discuss it only with consenting adults.
I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics.
When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well.
I felt like the luckiest kid in the world because God had put me on the ground in Texas. I actually felt sorry for those poor little kids that had to be born in Oklahoma or England or some place. I knew I was living in the best place in the world.
The people of the State of Texas consist principally of men, women, and children, with a sprinkling of cowboys. The weather is very good, thermometer rarely rising above 2,500 degrees in the shade and hardly ever below 212.
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.
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Winners don't make excuses when the other side plays the game.
Harvey Specter in Suits - Season 1 Episode 12
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The only opponents who aren't coming up with excuses for being defeated by me are computers.
Bobby Fischer (World Chess Champion)
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The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
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The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.
Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
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Want an animal to stare at you with contempt? Get a cat! Open box of excrement in your house? Cat!
Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer - Season 2 Episode 4
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My cat is really annoyed by me, now that I hang around in her apartment all day.
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When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.
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Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
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A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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I am NOT telling you to be aggressive! I am telling you to stay in control. Be calm and assertive!
Cesar Millan (Rudelführer, Hundetrainer)
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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
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Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
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Who's the more foolish? The fool or the fool who follows him?
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I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
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The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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That's the misery: Stupid people are so confident, the wise ones full of doubt.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.

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