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The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.

Adams John

"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Adams John Quincy

Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Altgeld John

She ran the gamut of emotions from 'A' to 'B'.

Berryman John

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.

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One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Brow John Mason

Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations. He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an open market. If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarri

Brow John Mason

"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Brunner John

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Cage John

Anything is possible on paper.

Cage John

Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Carson Johnny

A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Carson Johnny

The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Carson Johnny

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

Carson Johnny

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.

Ch St. John

You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Cheever John

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Ciardi John

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Ciardi John

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

Ciardi John

If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one Maltese Falcon.

Croll John

Another day, another dollar.

Dewey John

We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Diefenbaker John

If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Dillinger John

Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Elizabeth John Greenway

The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Fisher John

If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Florio John

A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

Foreman John

Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.

Galbraith John Kenneth

He is now rising from affluence to poverty.

Galbraith John Kenneth

were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Galbraith John Kenneth

"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

Galsworthy John

"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Hart Johnny

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.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

Leave no stone unturned.

Heywood John

The 'A' is for content, the 'minus' is for not typing it. Don't ever do this to my eyes again.

Heywood John

"... all the modern inconveniences ..."

Heywood John

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.

Heywood John

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Heywood John

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Heywood John

If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Heywood John

A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Heywood John

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Heywood John

The white race is the cancer of history.

Heywood John

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Heywood John

Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Heywood John

Faith is under the left nipple.

Heywood John

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Hinckley John

I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Irving John

I love treason but hate a traitor.

John Ball

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to

John Barrymore

Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

John Denver

Neckties strangle clear thinking.

John Dewey

Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

John Donne

If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

John Gardner

Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

John Hunt British

He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.

John Kennedy

The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

John LeCarre

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

John Lightfoot

Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

John The Dragon to Grendel in

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

Johnson Dave

If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Johnson Dr.

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Johnson Dr.

Theology is an attempt to explain a subject by men who do not understand it. The intent is not to tell the truth but to satisfy the questioner.

Johnson Lyndon Baines

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

Johnson S.

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Johnson Samuel

Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Johnson Samuel

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,

Johnson Samuel

A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]

Johnson Samuel

In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Johnson Samuel

Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Johnson Samuel

None love the bearer of bad news.

Johnson Samuel

Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim. I don't enjoy the sky or sea as much as I used


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Johnson Lyndon

"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Johnston M. M.

I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

Ke John F.

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

Keats John

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Kennedy John F.

There is a limit to the admiration we may hold for a man who spends his waking hours poking the contents of chickens with a stick.

Kennedy John F.

The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Kennedy John F.

Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Kennedy John F.

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

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Kennedy John

The Worst Musical Trio There are few bad musicians who have a chance to give a recital at a famous concert hall while still learning the rudiments of their instrument. This happened about thirty years ago to the son of a Rumanian gentleman who was

Keynes John Maynard

When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Keynes John Maynard

October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

Keynes John Maynard

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Lehman John

If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when the're reading to themselves.

Lennon John

The world wants to be deceived.

Lennon John

There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Lilly John

In the long run we are all dead.

Locke John

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Lubbock John

I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Lyly John

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.

Mill John Stuart

We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Milton John

Art is a jealous mistress.

Milton John

The Israelis are the Doberman pinschers of the Middle East. They treat the Arabs like postmen.

Milton John

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Morley John Viscount

[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

O'Hara John

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.

Physicist John von Neumann

Such evil deeds could religion prompt.

Pollard John G.

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Pope John Paul

"Life is too important to take seriously."

Rockefeller John D.

XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Samuel Johnson

How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Sinclair John

There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless. Observe the ass, for instance: his character is about perfect, he is the choicest spirit among all the humbler animals, yet see what rid

Sloan John

I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

Steinbeck John

If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Storm Johnny

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Swayze John Cameron

The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Updike John

Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Updike John

I didn't believe in reincarnation in any of my other lives. I don't see why I should have to believe in it in this one.

Whorfin Lord John

Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

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