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Dave Barry

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"In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'Merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!'" Christmas, Dave Barry 4.5 avg (16 votes)
"Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance." Dancing, Dave Barry 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Admit it, sport-utility-vehicle owners! It's shaped a little differently, but it's a station wagon! And you do not drive it across rivers! You drive it across the Wal-Mart parking lot!" Dave Barry 4.1 avg (14 votes)
"Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing." Dave Barry 4.2 avg (10 votes)
"American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room without having little pictures on the doors." Dave Barry 4.5 avg (6 votes)
"As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula." Dave Barry 4.5 avg (4 votes)
"Because of the level of my chess game, I was able - even against a weak opponent, such as my younger brothers or the dog - to get myself checkmated in under three minutes. I challenge any computer to do it faster." Dave Barry 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes." Dave Barry, Politics 3.0 avg (9 votes)
"Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth." Dave Barry 4.3 avg (11 votes)
"Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business." Dave Barry 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Congress, after years of stalling, finally got around to clearing the way for informal discussions that might lead to possible formal talks that could potentially produce some kind of tentative agreements..." Dave Barry, Government 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true!" Dave Barry, Writing 4.1 avg (7 votes)
"Experts tell us that if the Millennium Bug is not fixed, when the year 2000 arrives, our financial records will be inaccurate, our telephone system will be unreliable, our government will be paralyzed and airline flights will be canceled without warning. In other words, things will be pretty much the same as they are now." Dave Barry 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?" Dave Barry 4.3 avg (6 votes)
"I recently had my annual physical examination, which I get once every seven years, and when the nurse weighed me, I was shocked to discover how much stronger the Earth's gravitational pull has become since 1990." Dave Barry 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories." Dave Barry 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base." Dave Barry 4.7 avg (21 votes)
"If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry." Dave Barry 3.8 avg (6 votes)
"If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you'd find that only two of them could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song from The Beverly Hillbillies." Dave Barry 4.6 avg (7 votes)
"If you were to open up a baby's head -- and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should -- you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland." Dave Barry 4.0 avg (6 votes)


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