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We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

Ade George


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Bernanos Georges


Necessity hath no law.

Burns George


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Burns George


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?

Carlin George


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Chapman George


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

Cohan George M.


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Cohan George M.


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

Eliot George


The best you get is an even break.

Eliot George


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

George


All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

George F. Baer railroad


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

George Kennan


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

George Saunder


The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

George Seldes


The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense

Gillette George Francis


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Gordon George


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Jessel Sir George


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Kaufman George


Never promise more than you can perform.

Kaufman George S.


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

McGovern George


"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Meredith George


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Orwell George


I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Orwell George


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Orwell George


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Orwell George


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Prentice George D.


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

Rockwell George Lincoln


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Santayana George


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.

Santayana George


The big cities of America are becoming Third World countries.

Santayana George


Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the seats locomote through a short

Santayana George


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.

Shaw George Bernard


What fools these mortals be.

Shaw George Bernard


Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.

Shaw George Bernard


May you live in uninteresting times.

Shaw George Bernard


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Shaw George Bernard


A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Shaw George Bernard


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Shaw George Bernard


He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Shaw George Bernard


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Shaw George Bernard


If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Shaw George Bernard


Lassie looked brilliant, in part because the farm family she lived with was made up of idiots. Remember? One of them was always getting pinned under the tractor, and Lassie was always rushing back to the farmhouse to alert the other ones. She'd w

Wallace George


If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.

Wallace George


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Washington George


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Will 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,

Will 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.

Winters George





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