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O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.

Adams John


If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Adams John Quincy


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

Altgeld John


October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.

Berryman John


When neither their poverty nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

Cage John


The big cities of America are becoming Third World countries.

Cage John


Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Carson Johnny


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Carson Johnny


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Carson Johnny


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.

Carson Johnny


The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, cr

Cheever John


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Ciardi John


Beggars should be no choosers.

Ciardi John


There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.

Ciardi John


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Croll John


Usually, when a lot of men get together, it's called a war.

Diefenbaker John


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Dillinger John


"To YOU I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition."

Fisher John


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Florio John


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Foreman John


You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Galbraith John Kenneth


A snake lurks in the grass.

Galbraith John Kenneth


The nearer to the church, the further from God.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Two heads are better than one.

Galsworthy John


Many a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can't understand his own meaning.

Hart Johnny


April 1 This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.

Heywood John


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Heywood John


Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."

Heywood John


Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *___and* fresher

Heywood John


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Heywood John


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Heywood John


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Heywood John


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

Heywood John


... "fire" does not matter, "earth" and "air" and "water" do not matter. "I" do not matter. No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words. The more words he remembers, the cleverer do his fellows esteem him. He looks upon the great

Heywood John


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Heywood John


If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Heywood John


No two persons ever read the same book.

Heywood John


Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

Heywood John


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Heywood John


Patch griefs with proverbs.

Heywood John


If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Heywood John


Dianetics is a milestone for man comparable to his discovery of fire and superior to his invention of the wheel and the arch.

Hinckley John


In the begining, God created the Earth and he said, "Let there be mud." And there was mud. And God said, "Let Us make living creatures out of mud, so the mud can see what we have done." And God created every living creature that now moveth, and

John LeCarre


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Johnson Dave


To use violence is to already be defeated.

Johnson Dr.


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Johnson Dr.


Let your conscience be your guide.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Johnson S.


There's no justice in this world.

Johnson Samuel


With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Johnson Samuel


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

Johnson Samuel


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Johnson Samuel


What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Johnson Samuel


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Johnson Samuel


The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

Johnson Samuel


I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Johnston M. M.


"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

Keats John


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Kennedy John F.


She say, Miss Colie, You better hush. God might hear you. Let 'im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.

Kennedy John F.


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Kennedy John F.


Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Kennedy John F.


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

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Keynes John Maynard


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

Keynes John Maynard


I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family p

Keynes John Maynard


Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Lennon John


In my end is my beginning.

Lilly John


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Locke John


In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore ... in the Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million three hundred thousand miles long ... se

Lubbock John


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Lyly John


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Mill John Stuart


"Do you think there's a God?" "Well, ____SOMEbody's out to get me!"

Milton John


The more the merrier.

Milton John


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Morley John Viscount


He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

O'Hara John


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Pollard John G.


The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Rockefeller John D.


"That's no answer," Job said, "And for someone who's supposed to be omnipotent, let me tell you 'tabernacle' has only one l."

Sinclair John


Such evil deeds could religion prompt.

Sloan John


When in doubt, tell the truth.

Storm Johnny


The most common given name in the world is Mohammad; the most common family name in the world is Chang. Can you imagine the enormous number of people in the world named Mohammad Chang?

Swayze John Cameron


Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Updike John


The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.

Whorfin Lord John





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