Quotable quotes

On the highest throne man sits on his arse

or better still

men sit not only on their arse, but over a warm and fuming pile of their own excrement.

from Denial of Death by Ernest Becker.

About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

9 thoughts on “Quotable quotes

  1. Mordanicus says:

    I remember a conversation I had with my brother at the beginning of this century. He told to be disgusted by the fact that you walk for hours with shit in your body before excreting it. I never thought about that before, but I will never forget this.


  2. aguywithoutboxers says:

    My blogging buddy, remember this the next time you are hauled in front of a judge for exceeding the posted speed limits! Great proverb! 🙂


  3. Eric Alagan says:

    “Eric, I notice you and your wife always sit in the same spot during Mass. Move around, get to know people.”

    “Good advice, Father Know-It-All. I notice you do the same during Mass – sit on the same spot.”

    [Based on a true conversation]


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