That’s What They Said Pt. 2


I’ve continued my research as a freelance quote historian to determine the origins of several famous phrases. Below lie the true story behind the cliches.


Time flies when you’re having fun…said the premature ejaculator.

Nothing worth having comes easily…said the guy above’s frustrated girlfriend.

Don’t be sad that it’s over, be glad it happened…said the premature ejaculator again.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder…said the deadbeat father.

Fight fire with fire…said the arsonist.

Follow your passion…said the stalker.

No use crying over spilt milk…said the lactose intolerant.

Winners never quit…said the defensive alcoholic.

Patience is a virtue…said the worker at the DMV.

Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water…said the Flint resident.

There’s no I in team…said the un-drafted athlete.

The best things in life are free…said the kleptomaniac.

Great minds think alike…said the codependent couple.