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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.


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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