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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Bach J.S.

By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Burroughs William S.

Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Eliot T.S.

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Eliot T.S.

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Eliot T.S.

Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Gilbert W.S.

Sometimes, too long is too long.

Harper Lucille S.

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 (If it works, it's out of date.)

Hayakawa S.I.

The man who runs may fight again.

Hunter S. Thompson

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Johnson S.

I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Kaufman George S.

It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Kierkegaard S.

Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Knapp R.S.

Living in LA is like not having a date on Saturday night.

Koblas G.S.

Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Krabill W.S.

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Lewis C.S.

You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Lewis C.S.

A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Maugham W.S.

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

Perelman S.J.

Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

S. Paige

Art is a jealous mistress.

Surtees R.S.

British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

T.S. Eliot

... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

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

Thompson H.S.

A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Thompson Hunter S.

"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

Thompson Hunter S.

Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Truman Harry S.

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.

Truman Harry S.

A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Truman Harry S.

"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

Truman Harry S.

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Truman President Harry S.

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

William S. Paley

Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

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