Gary Rinsem

Favorite Quotes
(A Pinch Of Salt)
by Gary Rinsem
Often Updated
For 25 Years

  • Peppermint Twist

"I didn't know just what to do, and so I whispered I love you. And she said that she loved me too, and then I kissed her."
The Beach Boys

70s TV commercial:

Kalaka, ancient Babylonian for carpool.

Specious Reasoning:

Correlation does not imply causation.

Albert Einstein:

Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.

Woody Allen:

I don’t know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.

Jiddu Krishnamurti:

Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.

Opening lyrics of "Suicide is painless:"
(the Mash theme song)

Through early morning fog I see
Visions of the things to be
The pains that are withheld for me

I realize and I can see
That suicide is painless
It brings on many changes
And I can take or leave it if I please

Ellen DeGeneres:

Procrastinate now, don't put it off.

First Fourth:

I promise, you'll still be my masturbation fantasy when I'm an old, old lady.

Vincent van Gogh:

Normality is a paved road, it’s comfortable to walk but no flowers grow.

(who's ear is this?)

Mr. Wizard:

Drizzle, drazzle, druzzle, drome
Time for this one to come home

Be just what you is
Not what you is not

Folks what do this
Has the happiest lot

All time favorite bumper sticker:

Rebecca Solnit:

Optimism assumes that all will go well without our effort; pessimism assumes it’s all irredeemable; both let us stay home and do nothing.

An introduction to new friends:

Judy: Gary marches to the beat of his own drum.

Me: It's a tuba.

Mahatma Gandhi:

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

Barack Obama:

We are the change that we seek.

Abraham Lincoln:

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master.

Married With Children:

Jefferson: Having sex with your pregnant wife is like putting gas in the tank of a car you've already wrecked.

Al Bundy: Mine pulls into self service.

Oscar Wilde:

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful.

Seems he was describing the reason men want to look at women's boobs, it's not allowed. Clearly a "monstrous law."

Donald Trump:

The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.

(people voted for him, AFTER THIS TWEET!)

Strawberry Alarm Clock:

Good sense, innocence, cripplin' mankind

Dead kings, many things I can't define

  • Incense And Peppermint

Buffalo Springfield:

Young people speaking their minds

Getting so much resistance from behind

  • For What It's Worth

Pink Floyd:

We don't need no education

We don't need no thought control

  • Another Brick In The Wall

Bob Dylan:

And the Negro's name
Is used, it is plain
For the politician's gain
As he rises to fame

Barry McGuire:

You may leave here, for four days in space,

But when you return, it's the same old place

  • Eve Of Destruction

Country Joe and the Fish:

Come on mothers throughout the land

Pack your boys off to Vietnam

  • FeelLike I'm Fixing To Die Rag