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Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Bach J.S.


VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Burroughs William S.


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Eliot T.S.


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Eliot T.S.


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

Eliot T.S.


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

Gilbert W.S.


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Harper Lucille S.


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Hayakawa S.I.


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Hunter S. Thompson


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Johnson S.


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Kaufman George S.


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Kierkegaard S.


Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Knapp R.S.


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Koblas G.S.


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,

Krabill W.S.


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Lewis C.S.


Nice guys finish last.

Lewis C.S.


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Maugham W.S.


Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Perelman S.J.


When I saw a sign on the freeway that said, "Los Angeles 445 miles," I said to myself, "I've got to get out of this lane."

S. Paige


Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Surtees R.S.


Everyone is in the best seat.

T.S. Eliot


In my end is my beginning.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Thompson H.S.


There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.

Thompson Hunter S.


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Thompson Hunter S.


"Somewhere", said Father Vittorini, "did Blake not speak of the Machineries of Joy? That is, did not God promote environments, then intimidate these Natures by provoking the existence of flesh, toy men and women, such as are we all? And thus happi

Truman Harry S.


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Truman Harry S.


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Truman Harry S.


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

Truman Harry S.


Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Truman President Harry S.


What!? Me worry?

William S. Paley


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

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