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If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Ade George


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Bernanos Georges


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

Burns George


Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Burns George


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Carlin George


Turn the other cheek.

Chapman George


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

Cohan George M.


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Cohan George M.


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Eliot George


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Eliot George


Necessity hath no law.

George


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

George F. Baer railroad


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

George Kennan


Fourteen years in the professor dodge has taught me that one can argue ingeniously on behalf of any theory, applied to any piece of literature. This is rarely harmful, because normally no-one reads such essays.

George Saunder


Home is where the hurt is.

George Seldes


One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Gillette George Francis


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Gordon George


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

Jessel Sir George


General notions are generally wrong.

Kaufman George


Events are not affected, they develop.

Kaufman George S.


What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

McGovern George


Look ere ye leap.

Meredith George


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Orwell George


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Orwell George


Don't guess

Orwell George


If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Orwell George


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Prentice George D.


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Rockwell George Lincoln


A snake lurks in the grass.

Santayana George


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Santayana George


Men will fuck mud.

Santayana George


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Santayana George


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Shaw George Bernard


One good turn asketh another.

Shaw George Bernard


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Shaw George Bernard


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Shaw George Bernard


Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.

Shaw George Bernard


It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Shaw George Bernard


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Shaw George Bernard


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Shaw George Bernard


Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Wallace George


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Wallace George


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Washington George


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Will George


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Will George


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Winters George





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