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Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Babson Roger


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

Noe Roger


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.

Oech Roger von


If any demonstrator ever lays down in front of my car, it'll be the last car he ever lays down in front of.

Roger Zelazny


The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Roger Zelazny


of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emissions standards from man-made sources."

Roger Zelazny


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Rogers The Best of Will


Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Rogers The Best of Will


Its name is Public Opinion. It is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it is the voice of God.

Rogers The Best of Will


Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Rogers The Best of Will


"What the hell are you getting so upset about? I thought you didn't believe in God." "I don't," she sobbed, bursting violently into tears, "but the God I don't believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God. He's not the mean and stupid Go

Rogers The Best of Will


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

Rogers The Best of Will


No man's ambition has a right to stand in the way of performing a simple act of justice.

Rogers The Best of Will


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Rogers The Best of Will


There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a "hottest part" implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell

Rogers Will


If people say that here and there someone has been taken away and maltreated, I can only reply: You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs.

Rogers Will


If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Rogers Will


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Rogers Will


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Rogers Will


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.

Rogers Will


"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

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.

Rogers Will


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Rogers Will


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Rogers Will


"I can remember when a good politician had to be 75 percent ability and 25 percent actor, but I can well see the day when the reverse could be true."

Zelazny Roger





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