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When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.

Bach J.S.

We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Burroughs William S.

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Eliot T.S.

"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

Eliot T.S.

A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Eliot T.S.

Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."

Gilbert W.S.

If I had a plantation in Georgia and a home in Hell, I'd sell the plantation and go home.

Harper Lucille S.

The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

Hayakawa S.I.

'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Hunter S. Thompson

"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Johnson S.

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Kaufman George S.

Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Kierkegaard S.

One good turn asketh another.

Knapp R.S.

[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Koblas G.S.

If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Krabill W.S.

Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Lewis C.S.

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

Lewis C.S.

The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Maugham W.S.

France is a country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.

Perelman S.J.

A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

S. Paige

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Surtees R.S.

Public use of any portable music system is a virtually guaranteed indicator of sociopathic tendencies.

T.S. Eliot

We were young and our happiness dazzled us with its strength. But there was also a terrible betrayal that lay within me like a Merle Haggard song at a French restaurant. [...] I could not tell the girl about the woman of the tollway, of her milk w

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.

I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Thompson H.S.

I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Thompson Hunter S.

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

Thompson Hunter S.

Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

Truman Harry S.

To add insult to injury.

Truman Harry S.

The streets were dark with something more than night.

Truman Harry S.

Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Truman Harry S.

Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Truman President Harry S.

Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

William S. Paley

My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

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Fourteen years in the professor dodge has taught me that one can argue ingeniously on behalf of any theory, applied to any piece of literature. This is rarely harmful, because normally no-one reads such essays.
Parker Robert

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