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The public demands certainties; it must be told definitely and a bit raucously that this is true and that is false. But there are no certainties.

Bach J.S.

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Burroughs William S.

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.

Eliot T.S.

A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.S.

Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Gilbert W.S.

Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.

Harper Lucille S.

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Hayakawa S.I.

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Hunter S. Thompson

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. Some of their most esteemed inventions have no other apparent purpose, for example, the dinner party of more than two, the epic poem, and the

Johnson S.

Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.

Kaufman George S.

A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Kierkegaard S.

Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Knapp R.S.

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Koblas G.S.

There's small choice in rotten apples.

Krabill W.S.

Fay: The British police force used to be run by men of integrity. Truscott: That is a mistake which has been rectified.

Lewis C.S.

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.

Lewis C.S.

I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

Maugham W.S.

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.

Perelman S.J.

We are going to give a little something, a few little years more, to socialism, because socialism is defunct. It dies all by itself. The bad thing is that socialism, being a victim of its ... Did I say socialism?

S. Paige

Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Surtees R.S.

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

T.S. Eliot

Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to teach children.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

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

Thompson H.S.

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

Thompson Hunter S.

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

Thompson Hunter S.

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Truman Harry S.

"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Truman Harry S.

It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Truman Harry S.

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Truman Harry S.

You tread upon my patience.

Truman President Harry S.

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

William S. Paley

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

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