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There must be more to life than having everything.

Bach J.S.

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Burroughs William S.

Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.S.

Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Eliot T.S.

The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Gilbert W.S.

It's not easy, being green.

Harper Lucille S.

[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Hayakawa S.I.

When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Hunter S. Thompson

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

Johnson S.

Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Kaufman George S.

Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Kierkegaard S.

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

Knapp R.S.

I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Koblas G.S.

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

Krabill W.S.

Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Lewis C.S.

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Lewis C.S.

The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

Maugham W.S.

It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. T

Perelman S.J.

[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

S. Paige

An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Surtees R.S.

Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.

T.S. Eliot

The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

Turn the other cheek.

Thompson H.S.

If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Thompson Hunter S.

Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Thompson Hunter S.

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Truman Harry S.

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Truman Harry S.

I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.

Truman Harry S.

Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Truman Harry S.

No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

Truman President Harry S.

The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.

William S. Paley

A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

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