I asked my doctor how many more years I have left and he said, 'You're too ornery to die.
-- Jimmy Piersall
All I say is, kings is kings, and you got to make allowances. Take them all around, they're a mighty ornery lot. It's the way they're raised.
-- Mark Twain
the world is just as concrete, ornery, vile, and sublimely wonderful as before, only now I better understand my relation to it and it to me.
-- Ralph Ellison
Iâ€™ve flown kites before and I know â€“ sometimes theyâ€™re gone forever, and sometimes theyâ€™re just waiting in the middle of the road for you to rescue them. Kites can be lucky or they can be ornery. Iâ€™ve had both kinds, and a lucky kite is definitely worth chasing for.
-- Wendelin Van Draanen