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Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.

Ade George

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Bernanos Georges

When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

Burns George

Democrats buy most of the books that have been banned somewhere. Republicans form censorship committees and read them as a group. Republicans consume three-fourths of the rutabaga produced in the USA. The remainder is thrown out. Republicans usu

Burns George

Piece of cake!

Carlin George

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Chapman George

God is Dead.

Cohan George M.

"We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas."

Cohan George M.

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.

Eliot George

Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Eliot George

If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t


The man who sets out to carry a cat by its tail learns something that will always be useful and which never will grow dim or doubtful.

George F. Baer railroad

In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

George Kennan

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

George Saunder

"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

George Seldes

Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

Gillette George Francis

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

Gordon George

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Jessel Sir George

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

Kaufman George

When the sun shineth, make hay.

Kaufman George S.

The IRS spends God knows how much of your tax money on these toll-free information hot lines staffed by IRS employees, whose idea of a dynamite tax tip is that you should print neatly. If you ask them a real tax question, such as how you can cheat,

McGovern George

In my end is my beginning.

Meredith George

He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Orwell George

I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any Church that I know of. My own mind is my own Church.

Orwell George

... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Orwell George

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Orwell George

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

Prentice George D.

What is involved in such [close] relationships is a form of emotional chemistry, so far unexplained by any school of psychiatry I am aware of, that conditions nothing so simple as a choice between the poles of attraction and repulsion. You can meet

Rockwell George Lincoln

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

Santayana George

I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Santayana George

"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."

Santayana George

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

Santayana George

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Shaw George Bernard

The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and

Shaw George Bernard

For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Shaw George Bernard

After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Shaw George Bernard

There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.

Shaw George Bernard

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

Shaw George Bernard

Si Dieu n'existait pas, il faudrait l'inventer. [If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.]

Shaw George Bernard

In defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable.

Shaw George Bernard

A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Shaw George Bernard

... 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

Shaw George Bernard

All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Shaw George Bernard

Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Shaw George Bernard

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Wallace George

Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics.

Wallace George

The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Washington George

Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Will George

Thompson, if he is to be believed, has sampled the entire rainbow of legal and illegal drugs in heroic efforts to feel better than he does. As for the truth about his health: I have asked around about it. I am told that he appears to be strong and

Will George

Carol's head ached as she trailed behind the unsmiling Calibrees along the block of booths. She chirruped at Kennicott, "Let's be wild! Let's ride on the merry-go-round and grab a gold ring!" Kennicott considered it, and mumbled to Calibree, "Thin

Winters George

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