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Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are unable to think because they congenitally lack the equipment to do so, just as they congenitally lack the equipment to fly over the moon.

Brant Sebastian

Americans' greatest fear is that America will turn out to have been a phenomenon, not a civilization.

Brian Herbert

Sometimes I get the feeling that I went to a party on Perry Lane in 1962, and the party spilled out of the house, and came down the street, and covered the world.

Brilliant Ashleigh

"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Brilliant Ashleigh

In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

Brilliant Ashleigh

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.

Brilliant Ashleigh

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Brilliant Ashleigh

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.

Bux Bastian B.

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.


The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.


The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.


Don't buy a landslide. I don't want to have to pay for one more vote than I have to.


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Giancana Sam

Man is by nature a political animal.

Giancana Sam e

The idle mind knows not what it is it wants.

Hellman Lillian

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Ian Anderson of

This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Ian Fleming

"California is proud to be the home of the freeway."

Indiana Jones

If you have seen one city slum you have seen them all.

Juliana Queen

In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle: Who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced by a new one: Who does not obey shall not eat.

Proverb Ancient Simian

If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Shoales Ian

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

Smithsonian Maga

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

proverb Arabian

Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

proverb Indian

REPORTER: Senator, are you for or against the MX missile system? SENATOR: Bob, the MX missile system reminds me of an old saying that the country folk in my state like to say. It goes like this: "You can carry a pig for six miles, but if you set i

proverb Italian

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If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.
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