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Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Adams John

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Adams John Quincy

I hate quotations.

Altgeld John

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Berryman John

No one born with a mouth and a need is "innocent".

Bon John Dillinger on

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Brow John Mason

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Brow John Mason

If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Brunner John

There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Cage John

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Cage John

Haste makes waste.

Carson Johnny

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.

Carson Johnny

Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Carson Johnny

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

Carson Johnny

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Ch St. John

Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

Cheever John

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

Ciardi 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

Ciardi John

No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Ciardi John

They spell it "da Vinci" and pronounce it "da Vinchy". Foreigners always spell better than they pronounce.

Croll John

"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

Dewey John

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Diefenbaker John

(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Dillinger John

It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Elizabeth John Greenway

The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

Fisher John

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

Florio John

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

Foreman John

Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours.

Galbraith John Kenneth

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

Galbraith John Kenneth

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

Galbraith John Kenneth

How apt the poor are to be proud.

Galsworthy John

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Hart Johnny

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Heywood John

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Heywood John

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Heywood John

Never promise more than you can perform.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.

Heywood John

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

Heywood John

The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Heywood John

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

Heywood John

It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.

Heywood John

The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Heywood John

Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Various signs in Poland: Right turn toward immediate outside. Go soothingly in the snow, as there lurk the ski demons. Five o'clock tea at all hours. In a men's washroom in Sidney:

Heywood John

Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

Heywood John

The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Heywood John

Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Hinckley John

If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Irving John

I think... I think it's in my basement... Let me go upstairs and check.

John Ball

Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

John Barrymore

No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

John Denver

As well look for a needle in a bottle of hay.

John Dewey

Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

John Donne

With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

John Gardner

Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

John Hunt British

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

John Kennedy

Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *___and* fresher

John Kenneth Galbraith

They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.

John LeCarre

It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

John Lightfoot

John The Dragon to Grendel in

The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Johnson Dave

What a bonanza! An unknown beginner to be directed by Lubitsch, in a script by Wilder and Brackett, and to play with Paramount's two superstars, Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert, and to be beaten up by both of them!

Johnson Dr.

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Johnson Dr.

You see, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to

Johnson Lyndon Baines

To lead people, you must follow behind.

Johnson S.

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

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.

Johnson Samuel

A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Johnson Samuel

A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Johnson Samuel

The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Johnson Samuel

His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum- stances being what they

Johnson Samuel

Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.


When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Johnson Lyndon

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Johnston M. M.

To do two things at once is to do neither.

Ke John F.

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

Keats John

"Are you police officers?" "No, ma'am. We're musicians."

Kennedy John F.

"I'm in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?"

Kennedy John F.

He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Kennedy John F.

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Kennedy John F.

If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

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

Kennedy John

Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Keynes John Maynard

Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Keynes John Maynard

I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Keynes John Maynard

I am a deeply superficial person.

Lehman John

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Lennon John

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

Lennon John

In the long run we are all dead.

Lilly John

If you live in New York, even if you're Catholic, you're Jewish.

Locke John

San Francisco isn't what it used to be, and it never was.

Lubbock John

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Lyly John

The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Mill John Stuart

... 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.

Milton John

The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Milton John

A witty saying proves nothing.

Milton John

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

Morley John Viscount

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

O'Hara John

Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Physicist John von Neumann

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

Pollard John G.

Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Pope John Paul

"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Rockefeller John D.

The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Samuel Johnson

The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Sinclair John

Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Sloan John

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Steinbeck John

The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who hadn't heard the scream at all, but not c

Storm Johnny

Another day, another dollar.

Swayze John Cameron

It has been said [by Anatole France], "it is not by amusing oneself that one learns," and, in reply: "it is *____only* by amusing oneself that one can learn."

Updike John

You get what you pay for.

Updike John

Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Whorfin Lord John

The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.

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