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Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Armour Richard


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Bach Richard


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Burton Sir Richard


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Burton Sir Richard


What fools these mortals be.

Daley Richard


Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Davisson Richard


A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Lewis Richard


A classic is something that everyone wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

Nixon Richard


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Nixon Richard


... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Nixon Richard


I didn't do it! Nobody saw me do it! Can't prove anything!

Nixon Richard


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Nixon Richard


If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every

Nixon Richard


To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Nixon Richard


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard M.


Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Nixon Richard M.


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Nixon Richard M.


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Nixon Richard M.


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Nixon Richard


The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us.

Nixon Richard


Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Nixon Richard


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,

Nixon. Richard


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

Powers Richard


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Richard Little


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Richard


You can bring men from other parts of the world who are sane. And you know what happens? At the very moment they cross those mountains... they go mad. Instantaneously and automatically, at the very moment they cross the mountains into California,

Richard


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."

Richard Bach


None love the bearer of bad news.

Richard Bach


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Richard Bach


If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Richard Bach


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Richard Henry Dama


The law will never make men free; it is men who have got to make the law free.

Shelton Richard





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