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"Here's the holiday schedule for Monday's observation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, when the following will be closed: * Governmental offices * Post offices * Libraries * Schools * Banks * Parts of Palm Beach and the mind of Se

Adams John

America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.

Adams John Quincy

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

Altgeld John

Why, every one as they like; as the good woman said when she kissed her cow.

Berryman John

A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins itself, and that is

Bon John Dillinger on

A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Brow John Mason

With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Brow John Mason

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

Brunner John

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Cage John

For a light heart lives long.

Cage John

You'd best be snoozin', 'cause you don't be gettin' no work done at 5 a.m. anyway.

Carson Johnny

Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Carson Johnny

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

Carson Johnny

There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Carson Johnny

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

Ch St. John

If built in great numbers, motels will be used for nothing but illegal purposes.

Cheever John

If a man slept by day, he had little time to work. That was a satisfying notion to Escargot.

Ciardi John

If the church put in half the time on covetousness that it does on lust, this would be a better world.

Ciardi John

The man who runs may fight again.

Ciardi John

I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out.

Croll John

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Dewey John

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

Diefenbaker John

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.

Dillinger John

War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.

Elizabeth John Greenway

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths good theatre.

Fisher John

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.

Florio John

Suicide is the sincerest form of self-criticism.

Foreman John

God has intended the great to be great and the little to be little... The trade unions, under the European system, destroy liberty [...] I do not mean to say that a dollar a day is enough to support a workingman... not enough to support a man and fiv

Galbraith John Kenneth

There is always one thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.

Galbraith John Kenneth

New Jersey is not the armpit of the nation; it's the asshole of the universe.

Galbraith John Kenneth

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

Galsworthy John

It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said the Army unit was in a hous

Hart Johnny

Love thy neighbor as thyself, but choose your neighborhood.

Heywood John

Robert Kennedy's 1964 Senatorial campaign planners told him that their intention was to present him to the television viewers as a sincere, generous person. "You going to use a double?" asked Kennedy. Thumbing through a promotional pamphlet prep

Heywood John

It's odd, and a little unsettling, to reflect upon the fact that English is the only major language in which "I" is capitalized; in many other languages "You" is capitalized and the "i" is lower case.

Heywood John

There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Heywood John

This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.

Heywood John

War hath no fury like a non-combatant.

Heywood John

"Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under Communism, it's just the opposite."

Heywood John

After the ground war began, captured Iraqi soldiers said any of them caught by superiors wearing a white T-shirt would be executed because of the ease with which the shirts could be used as surrender flags. Some Iraqi soldiers carried bleach with th

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

You will remember, Watson, how the dreadful business of the Abernetty family was first brought to my notice by the depth which the parsley had sunk into the butter upon a hot day.

Heywood John

A yawn is a silent shout.

Heywood John

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Heywood John

"The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them."

Heywood John

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

The horizon of many people is a circle with a radius of zero. They call this their point of view.

Heywood John

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Hinckley John

You know it's going to be a long day when you get up, shave and shower, start to get dressed and your shoes are still warm.

Irving John

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

John Ball

All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.

John Barrymore

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

John Denver

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.

John Dewey

I do desire we may be better strangers.

John Donne

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

John Gardner

There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.

John Hunt British

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John Kennedy

In the olden days in England, you could be hung for stealing a sheep or a loaf of bread. However, if a sheep stole a loaf of bread and gave it to you, you would only be tried for receiving, a crime punishable by forty lashes with the cat or the dog,

John Kenneth Galbraith

Things past redress and now with me past care.

John LeCarre

My rackets are run on strictly American lines, and they're going to stay that way.

John Lightfoot

It is necessary for the welfare of society that genius should be privileged to utter sedition, to blaspheme, to outrage good taste, to corrupt the youthful mind, and generally to scandalize one's uncles.

John The Dragon to Grendel in

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.

Johnson Dave

He who attacks the fundamentals of the American broadcasting industry attacks democracy itself.

Johnson Dr.

Andrea: Unhappy the land that has no heroes. Galileo: No, unhappy the land that _____needs heroes.

Johnson Dr.

Most people have a furious itch to talk about themselves and are restrained only by the disinclination of others to listen. Reserve is an artificial quality that is developed in most of us as the result of innumerable rebuffs.

Johnson Lyndon Baines

If Karl, instead of writing a lot about Capital, had made a lot of Capital, it would have been much better.

Johnson S.

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Johnson Samuel

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Johnson Samuel

I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend than be one.

Johnson Samuel

This generation doesn't have emotional baggage. We have emotional moving vans.

Johnson Samuel

No matter whether th' constitution follows th' flag or not, th' supreme court follows th' iliction returns.

Johnson Samuel

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Johnson Samuel

If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money it values more, it will lose that, too.

Johnson Samuel

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.


"It says he made us all to be just like him. So if we're dumb, then god is dumb, and maybe even a little ugly on the side."

Johnson Lyndon

Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Johnston M. M.

When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.

Ke John F.

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

Keats John

There is only one word for aid that is genuinely without strings, and that word is blackmail.

Kennedy John F.

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Kennedy John F.

I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.

Kennedy John F.

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

Kennedy John F.

A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Kennedy John

Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics.

Keynes John Maynard

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

Keynes John Maynard

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

Keynes John Maynard

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.

Lehman John

Therefore it is necessary to learn how not to be good, and to use this knowledge and not use it, according to the necessity of the cause.

Lennon John

"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Lennon John

Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.

Lilly John

Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Locke John

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Lubbock John

Patch griefs with proverbs.

Lyly John

I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.

Mill John Stuart

Majorities, of course, start with minorities.

Milton John

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.

Milton John

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Milton John

Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.

Morley John Viscount

The trouble with telling a good story is that it invariably reminds the other fellow of a dull one.

O'Hara John

You won't skid if you stay in a rut.

Physicist John von Neumann

In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.

Pollard John G.

The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.

Pope John Paul

Keep cool, but don't freeze.

Rockefeller John D.

Rincewind looked down at him and grinned slowly. It was a wide, manic, and utterly humourless rictus. It was the sort of grin that is normally accompanied by small riverside birds wandering in and out, picking scraps out of the teeth.

Samuel Johnson

Well, he didn't know what to do, so he decided to look at the government, to see what they did, and scale it down and run his life that way.

Sinclair John

"If we relied conclusively on scientific data for every one of our findings, I'm afraid all of our work would be inconclusive."

Sloan John

When you are about to die, a wombat is better than no company at all.

Steinbeck John

He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Storm Johnny

Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

Swayze John Cameron

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.

Updike John

"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Updike John

"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

Whorfin Lord John

Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.

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