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There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Adams John


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Adams John Quincy


Eeny, Meeny, Jelly Beanie, the spirits are about to speak!

Altgeld John


I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Berryman John


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Bon John Dillinger on


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Brow John Mason


Corruption is not the #1 priority of the Police Commissioner. His job is to enforce the law and fight crime.

Brow John Mason


A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Brunner John


God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Cage John


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Cage John


My own life has been spent chronicling the rise and fall of human systems, and I am convinced that we are terribly vulnerable. ... We should be reluctant to turn back upon the frontier of this epoch. Space is indifferent to what we do; it has no fe

Carson Johnny


Remember: Silly is a state of Mind, Stupid is a way of Life.

Carson Johnny


If you want divine justice, die.

Carson Johnny


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Carson Johnny


You know very well that whether you are on page one or page thirty depends on whether [the press] fear you. It is just as simple as that.

Ch St. John


The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job.

Cheever John


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Ciardi John


What on earth would a man do with himself if something did not stand in his way?

Ciardi John


Our sires' age was worse that our grandsires'. We their sons are more worthless than they: so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.

Ciardi John


When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.

Croll John


WE'RE GOING TO THROW THE MX AWAY AFTER WE BUILD IT. The MX is really [Don't tell anybody!] just a "bargaining chip" in the nuclear-arms- reduction talks with the Russians. See, we have a problem with the Russians. They look at our leaders and they

Dewey John


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Diefenbaker John


"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Dillinger John


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.

Fisher John


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.

Florio John


It is the nature of extreme self-lovers, as they will set an house on fire, and it were but to roast their eggs.

Foreman John


To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Galbraith John Kenneth


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Galbraith John Kenneth


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

Galsworthy John


"And Bezel saideth unto Sham: `Sham,' he saideth, `Thou shalt goest unto the town of Begorrah, and there thou shalt fetcheth unto thine bosom 35 talents, and also shalt thou fetcheth a like number of cubits, provideth that they are nice and fresh.'"

Hart Johnny


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Heywood John


Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Heywood John


Recently deceased blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan "comes to" after his death. He sees Jimi Hendrix sitting next to him, tuning his guitar. "Holy cow," he thinks to himself, "this guy is my idol." Over at the microphone, about to sing, are Jim Mo

Heywood John


Sherry [Thomas Sheridan] is dull, naturally dull; but it must have taken him a great deal of pains to become what we now see him. Such an excess of stupidity, sir, is not in Nature.

Heywood John


The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.

Heywood John


There is no delight the equal of dread. As long as it is somebody else's.

Heywood John


I see where we are starting to pay some attention to our neigbors to the south. We could never understand why Mexico wasn't just crazy about us; for we have always had their good will, and oil and minerals, at heart.

Heywood John


It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Heywood John


A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

Heywood John


The public demands certainties; it must be told definitely and a bit raucously that this is true and that is false. But there are no certainties.

Heywood John


Imagine there's no heaven... it's easy if you try.

Heywood John


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Heywood John


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Heywood John


Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday.

Heywood John


Things are not always what they seem.

Heywood John


When you say that you agree to a thing in principle, you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Heywood John


Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.

Hinckley John


One of my less pleasant chores when I was young was to read the Bible from one end to the other. Reading the Bible straight through is at least 70 percent discipline, like learning Latin. But the good parts are, of course, simply amazing. God is a

Irving John


There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

John Ball


If two people love each other, there can be no happy end to it.

John Barrymore


What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

John Denver


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

John Dewey


Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.

John Donne


Never take a resume seriously. Resumes only make money for the people who write the resumes. No resume ever tells an employer how many times a job applicant has had the clap. Why, indeed, would anyone hire a person based on a resume written by a

John Gardner


All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers ... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.

John Hunt British


My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

John Kennedy


When I hear a man applauded by the mob I always feel a pang of pity for him. All he has to do to be hissed is to live long enough.

John Kenneth Galbraith


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

John LeCarre


"You little (such a one who, while wearing a copper nose ring, stands in a footbath atop Mount Raruaruaha during a heavy thunderstorm and shouts that Alohura, Goddess of Lightning, has the facial features of a diseased uloruaha root)!"

John Lightfoot


In Marseilles they make half the toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel.

John The Dragon to Grendel in


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Johnson Dave


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

Johnson Dr.


I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered down enough so people can afford to pay 'em.

Johnson Dr.


In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never any good to oneself.

Johnson S.


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Johnson Samuel


All the waters of the earth are in the armpit of the Great Frog.

Johnson Samuel


"All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please raise their right hands."

Johnson Samuel


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Johnson Samuel


Only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Johnson Samuel


Giving money and power to governments is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

Johnson Samuel


As to Jesus of Nazareth... I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes, and I have, with most of the present Dissent

Johnson Samuel


You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.

Johnson


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Johnson Lyndon


If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.

Johnston M. M.


For men use, if they have an evil turn, to write it in marble: and whoso doth us a good turn we write it in dust.

Ke John F.


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Keats John


The reasons that each of these countries has had to renege on its financial committments were all somewhat different: Argentina because of a war, Poland because of its vast misguided overinvestment in heavy industry, Honduras because the coffee price

Kennedy John F.


All generalizations are false, including this one.

Kennedy John F.


We have no scorched earth policy. We have a policy of scorched Communists.

Kennedy John F.


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

Kennedy John F.


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Kennedy John


Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.

Keynes John Maynard


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Keynes John Maynard


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Keynes John Maynard


It matters not whether you win or lose; what matters is whether II win or lose.

Lehman John


Never laugh at live dragons.

Lennon John


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Lennon John


I made it a rule to forbear all direct contradictions to the sentiments of others, and all positive assertion of my own. I even forbade myself the use of every word or expression in the language that imported a fixed opinion, such as "certainly", "

Lilly John


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Locke John


You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

Lubbock John


Did you know that clones never use mirrors?

Lyly John


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

Mill John Stuart


You never gain something but that you lose something.

Milton John


Plato, by the way, wanted to banish all poets from his proposed Utopia because they were liars. The truth was that Plato knew philosophers couldn't compete successfully with poets.

Milton John


"Go on, girl! You'll never get a better chance to buy Jif at this price. *Carpe diem*, babe!"

Milton John


You're always thinking you're gonna be the one that makes 'em act different.

Morley John Viscount


A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

O'Hara John


That must be wonderful: I don't understand it at all.

Physicist John von Neumann


Sometimes, at the end of the day, when I'm smiling and shaking their hands, I want to kick them.

Pollard John G.


Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women it is merely a good excuse not to play football.

Pope John Paul


If you mess with a thing long enough, it'll break.

Rockefeller John D.


Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

Samuel Johnson


Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is to a cockatoo.

Sinclair John


Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.

Sloan John


Hark ye, Clinker, you are a most notorious offender. You stand convicted of sickness, hunger, wretchedness, and want.

Steinbeck John


So so is good, very good, very excellent good: and yet it is not; it is but so so.

Storm Johnny


None love the bearer of bad news.

Swayze John Cameron


I have a dream. I have a dream that one day, on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slaveowners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.

Updike John


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

Updike John


Its name is Public Opinion. It is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it is the voice of God.

Whorfin Lord John


Haste makes waste.

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