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Whatever doesn't succeed in two months and a half in California will never succeed.

Adams 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

Adams John Quincy


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

Altgeld 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

Berryman John


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Bon John Dillinger on


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Brow John Mason


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Brow John Mason


You get what you pay for.

Brunner John


Flame on!

Cage John


Anything is possible on paper.

Cage John


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Carson Johnny


Genius is pain.

Carson Johnny


It'll be just like Beggars' Canyon back home.

Carson Johnny


I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Carson Johnny


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Ch St. John


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Cheever John


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Ciardi John


I used to be disgusted, now I find I'm just amused.

Ciardi John


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Ciardi John


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Croll John


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Dewey John


There's no justice in this world.

Diefenbaker John


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Dillinger John


The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Fisher John


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Florio John


Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Foreman John


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

Galbraith John Kenneth


The trouble is, there is an endless supply of White Men, but there has always been a limited number of Human Beings.

Galbraith John Kenneth


[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

Galbraith John Kenneth


When alerted to an intrusion by tinkling glass or otherwise, 1) Calm yourself 2) Identify the intruder 3) If hostile, kill him. Step number 3 is of particular importance. If you leave the guy alive out of misguided softheartedness, he will repay y

Galsworthy John


What!? Me worry?

Hart Johnny


There must be more to life than having everything.

Heywood John


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Heywood John


Haste makes waste.

Heywood John


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.

Heywood John


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Heywood John


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Heywood John


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Heywood John


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Heywood John


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Heywood John


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Heywood John


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Heywood John


I can't understand why a person will take a year or two to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.

Heywood John


Go away, I'm all right.

Heywood John


God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

Heywood John


A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Heywood John


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Heywood John


Beggars should be no choosers.

Hinckley John


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Irving John


Housework can kill you if done right.

John Ball


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

John Barrymore


I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.

John Denver


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

John Dewey


"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."

John Donne


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

John Gardner


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

John Hunt British


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

John Kennedy


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.

John Kenneth Galbraith


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

John LeCarre


"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

John Lightfoot


Let your conscience be your guide.

John The Dragon to Grendel in


"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

Johnson Dave


If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Johnson Dr.


Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Johnson Dr.


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Johnson S.


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Johnson Samuel


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.

Johnson Samuel


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Johnson Samuel


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Johnson Samuel


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Johnson Samuel


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Johnson Samuel


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Johnson Samuel


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Johnson


XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets. XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing. XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least. XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a we

Johnson Lyndon


Many hands make light work.

Johnston M. M.


A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Ke John F.


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Keats John


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Kennedy John F.


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Kennedy John F.


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Kennedy John F.


It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Kennedy John F.


Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Kennedy John


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Keynes John Maynard


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Keynes John Maynard


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Keynes John Maynard


The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Lehman John


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

Lennon John


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Lennon John


Well begun is half done.

Lilly John


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Locke John


The first rule of all intelligent tinkering is to keep all the parts.

Lubbock John


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Lyly John


If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.

Mill John Stuart


"Spare no expense to save money on this one."

Milton John


Milton John


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

Milton John


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Morley John Viscount


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

O'Hara John


When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Physicist John von Neumann


The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Pollard John G.


What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Pope John Paul


If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Rockefeller John D.


With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Samuel Johnson


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Sinclair John


If there really was a Jewish conspiracy to run the world, my rabbi would have let me in on it by now. I contribute enough to the shule.

Sloan John


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Steinbeck John


God help those who do not help themselves.

Storm Johnny


"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Swayze John Cameron


No two persons ever read the same book.

Updike John


A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned things is ample.

Updike John


When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Whorfin Lord John


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

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