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While there's life, there's hope.

Adams John


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Adams John Quincy


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Altgeld John


The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

Berryman John


The old complaint that mass culture is designed for eleven-year-olds is of course a shameful canard. The key age has traditionally been more like fourteen.

Cage John


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

Cage John


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

Carson Johnny


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Carson Johnny


An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Carson Johnny


Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Carson Johnny


... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Cheever John


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Ciardi John


Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Ciardi John


The more the merrier.

Ciardi John


Many hands make light work.

Croll John


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Diefenbaker John


To have died once is enough.

Dillinger John


No good deed goes unpunished.

Fisher John


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Florio John


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Foreman John


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Galbraith John Kenneth


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Galbraith John Kenneth


"Plaese porrf raed."

Galsworthy John


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Hart Johnny


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Heywood John


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Heywood John


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Heywood John


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Heywood John


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Heywood John


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Heywood John


"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Heywood John


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Heywood 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.

Heywood John


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

Heywood John


A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Heywood John


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

Heywood John


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Heywood John


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

Heywood John


It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Heywood John


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Heywood John


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Hinckley John


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

John LeCarre


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Johnson Dave


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

Johnson Dr.


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Johnson Dr.


To add insult to injury.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Johnson S.


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Johnson Samuel


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Johnson Samuel


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Johnson Samuel


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Johnson Samuel


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Johnson Samuel


Being a miner, as soon as you're too old and tired and sick and stupid to do your job properly, you have to go, where the very opposite applies with the judges.

Johnson Samuel


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Johnson Samuel


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Johnston M. M.


A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Keats John


A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Kennedy John F.


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Kennedy John F.


A snake lurks in the grass.

Kennedy John F.


Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.

Kennedy John F.


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.

Keynes John Maynard


"Well, if you can't believe what you read in a comic book, what *___can* you believe?!"

Keynes John Maynard


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Keynes John Maynard


Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Lennon John


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Lilly John


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Locke John


[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Lubbock John


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Lyly John


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Mill John Stuart


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Milton John


According to my best recollection, I don't remember.

Milton John


Necessity hath no law.

Morley John Viscount


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

O'Hara John


Go away, I'm all right.

Pollard John G.


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Rockefeller John D.


The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Sinclair John


In the long run we are all dead.

Sloan John


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Storm Johnny


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Swayze John Cameron


He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Updike John


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Whorfin Lord John





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