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Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Attorney General William


[Americans] are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.

Bradley General Omar N.


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

Cynic Diogenes the


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Diogenes


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Fowler Gene


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.

Gallagher Eugene P.


When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Gavin General James


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Gene Kirkwood


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Ionesco Eugene


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Ionesco Eugene


The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Ionesco Eugene


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

McCarthy Eugene


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

McCarthy Eugene


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

Mitchell Gener


My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

Scott Gene


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Turgenev


For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on

Wolfe Gene





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