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Adams John

Why, when no honest man will deny in private that every ultimate problem is wrapped in the profoundest mystery, do honest men proclaim in pulpits that unhesitating certainty is the duty of the most foolish and ignorant? Is it not a spectacle to make

Adams John Quincy

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Altgeld John

"Rembrandt's first name was Beauregard, which is why he never used it."

Berryman 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

Bon John Dillinger on

Beggars should be no choosers.

Brow John Mason

We ARE as gods and might as well get good at it.

Brow John Mason

The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Brunner John

Patch griefs with proverbs.

Cage John

I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

Cage John

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

Carson Johnny

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Carson Johnny

In my end is my beginning.

Carson Johnny

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Carson Johnny

Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Ch St. John

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

Cheever John

I hate quotations.

Ciardi John

"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Ciardi John

Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Ciardi John

When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Croll John

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Dewey John

You men out there probably think you already know how to dress for success. You know, for example, that you should not wear leisure suits or white plastic belts and shoes, unless you are going to a costume party disguised as a pig farmer vacationing

Diefenbaker John

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

Dillinger John

What we wish, that we readily believe.

Elizabeth John Greenway

For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Fisher John

Words have a longer life than deeds.

Florio John

The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.

Foreman John

"The policeman isn't there to create disorder. The policeman is there to ________preserve disorder."

Galbraith John Kenneth

Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace.

Galbraith John Kenneth

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

Galbraith John Kenneth

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.

Galsworthy John

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.

Hart Johnny

Go away, I'm all right.

Heywood John

Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Heywood John

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Heywood John

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

Heywood John

All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.

Heywood John

We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

Heywood John

Too much of everything is just enough.

Heywood John

The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Heywood John

He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

When in doubt, tell the truth.

Heywood John

It is like saying that for the cause of peace, God and the Devil will have a high-level meeting.

Heywood John

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.

Heywood John

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Heywood John

"When are you BUTTHEADS gonna learn that you can't oppose Gestapo tactics *with* Gestapo tactics?"

Hinckley John

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Irving John

"What's this? Trix? Aunt! Trix? You? You're after the prize! What is it?" He picked up the box and studied the back. "A glow-in-the-dark squid! Have you got it out of there yet?" He tilted the box, angling the little colored balls of cereal

John Ball

... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

John Barrymore

We must remember that in time of war what is said on the enemy's side of the front is always propaganda and what is said on our side of the front is truth and righteousness, the cause of humanity and a crusade for peace.

John Denver

When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

John Dewey

One big pile is better than two little piles.

John Donne

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

John Gardner

I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. If we run into such debts, we must be taxed i

John Hunt British

I wish a robot would get elected president. That way, when he came to town, we could all take a shot at him and not feel too bad.

John Kennedy

But if you wish at once to do nothing and to be respectable nowdays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.

John Kenneth Galbraith

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

John LeCarre

I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.

John Lightfoot

If it takes a bloodbath, lets get it over with. No more appeasement.

John The Dragon to Grendel in

One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.

Johnson Dave

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

Johnson Dr.

Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Johnson Dr.

No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so fo

Johnson Lyndon Baines

... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

Johnson S.

This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Johnson Samuel

Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Johnson Samuel

Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

Something's rotten in the state of Denmark.

Johnson Samuel

Never promise more than you can perform.

Johnson Samuel

The IRS spends God knows how much of your tax money on these toll-free information hot lines staffed by IRS employees, whose idea of a dynamite tax tip is that you should print neatly. If you ask them a real tax question, such as how you can cheat,


There is no ox so dumb as the orthodox.

Johnson Lyndon

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

Johnston M. M.

"Lemme show ya the odds, Sparky... In yer country, ya got 14 million black people, and 3 million white people. Now, does the name `Custer' mean anything to you?"

Ke John F.

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Keats John

...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Kennedy John F.

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Kennedy John F.

A dead man cannot bite.

Kennedy John F.

My dear People. My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good Sackville Bagginses that I w

Kennedy John F.

Art is anything you can get away with.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Kennedy John

What is involved in such [close] relationships is a form of emotional chemistry, so far unexplained by any school of psychiatry I am aware of, that conditions nothing so simple as a choice between the poles of attraction and repulsion. You can meet

Keynes John Maynard

Let your conscience be your guide.

Keynes John Maynard

If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Keynes John Maynard

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

Lehman John

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Lennon John

What you see is from outside yourself, and may come, or not, but is beyond your control. But your fear is yours, and yours alone, like your voice, or your fingers, or your memory, and therefore yours to control. If you feel powerless over your fear

Lennon John

The naked truth of it is, I have no shirt.

Lilly John

New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

Locke John

Politics, like religion, hold up the torches of matrydom to the reformers of error.

Lubbock John

There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Lyly John

A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Mill John Stuart

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Milton John

He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Milton John

I am not a crook.

Milton John

A Galileo could no more be elected president of the United States than he could be elected Pope of Rome. Both high posts are reserved for men favored by God with an extraordinary genius for swathing the bitter facts of life in bandages of self-illus

Morley John Viscount

We are giving instruction to FBI agents in the various Chinese dialects ... to handle present and likely future contingencies.

O'Hara John

How should they answer?

Physicist John von Neumann

Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Pollard John G.

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

Pope John Paul

I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Rockefeller John D.

The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Samuel Johnson

If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.

Sinclair John

The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Sloan John

The time was the 19th of May, 1780. The place was Hartford, Connecticut. The day has gone down in New England history as a terrible foretaste of Judgement Day. For at noon the skies turned from blue to grey and by mid-afternoon had blackened over s

Steinbeck John

It is now 10 p.m. Do you know where Henry Kissinger is?

Storm Johnny

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

Swayze John Cameron

You are absolute plate-glass. I see to the very back of your mind.

Updike John

My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked.

Updike John

To do two things at once is to do neither.

Whorfin Lord John

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

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