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It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Adams John


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Adams John Quincy


Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Altgeld John


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Berryman John


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Cage John


No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it.

Cage John


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Carson Johnny


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Carson Johnny


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Carson Johnny


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Carson Johnny


were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Cheever John


This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.

Ciardi John


Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.

Ciardi John


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Ciardi John


The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Croll John


"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Diefenbaker John


Time goes, you say? Ah no! Time stays, *we* go.

Dillinger John


Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

Fisher John


Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Florio John


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Foreman John


Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Galbraith John Kenneth


In charity there is no excess.

Galbraith John Kenneth


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Galsworthy John


It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Hart Johnny


The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".

Heywood John


Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Heywood John


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Heywood John


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Heywood John


Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Heywood John


Real wealth can only increase.

Heywood John


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Heywood John


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Heywood John


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Heywood John


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Heywood John


The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

Heywood John


All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Heywood John


The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.

Heywood John


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Heywood John


In my end is my beginning.

Heywood John


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Heywood John


The world wants to be deceived.

Hinckley John


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

John LeCarre


If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Johnson Dave


The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

Johnson Dr.


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Johnson Dr.


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

Johnson Lyndon Baines


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Johnson S.


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Johnson Samuel


If you want divine justice, die.

Johnson Samuel


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Johnson Samuel


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Johnson Samuel


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Johnson Samuel


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Johnson Samuel


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Johnson Samuel


When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Johnston M. M.


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Keats John


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Kennedy John F.


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Kennedy John F.


I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Kennedy John F.


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Kennedy John F.


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Keynes John Maynard


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Keynes John Maynard


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Keynes John Maynard


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Lennon John


The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Lilly John


"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Locke John


Out of sight is out of mind.

Lubbock John


Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Lyly John


It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Mill John Stuart


Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Milton John


Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Milton John


Rascal, am I? Take THAT!

Morley John Viscount


If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

O'Hara John


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Pollard John G.


IV. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is greater than or equal to the time it takes for whoever knocked it off the ledge to spiral down twenty flights to attempt to capture it unbroken. Such an object is inevitably price

Rockefeller John D.


A violent man will die a violent death.

Sinclair John


It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Sloan John


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Storm Johnny


Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Swayze John Cameron


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Updike John


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Whorfin Lord John





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