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"I'd like to start a new religion. One that doesn't use a dead young man as its logo."

Carlyle Thomas


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Carlyle Thomas


Nobody shot me.

Carlyle Thomas


An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country.

Carlyle Thomas


Hotels are tired of getting ripped off. I checked into a hotel and they had towels from my house.

Dekker Thomas


All generalizations are false, including this one.

Dewar Lord Thomas


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Dewar Lord Thomas


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

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober


War spares not the brave, but the cowardly.

Edison Thomas Alva


A classic is something that everyone wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

Jefferson Thomas


There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

Jefferson Thomas


I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.

Jefferson Thomas


If you give Congress a chance to vote on both sides of an issue, it will always do it.

Jefferson Thomas


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Jefferson Thomas


The naked truth of it is, I have no shirt.

Jefferson Thomas


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Jefferson Thomas


It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Jefferson Thomas


The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Jones Thomas


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Kempis Thomas `a


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Kempis Thomas `a


"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Kopp Thomas J.


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Lewis Thomas


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Macaulay Thomas


Yevtushenko has... an ego that can crack crystal at a distance of twenty feet.

Martin Thomas L.


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

More Sir Thomas


Grig (the navigator): ... so you see, it's just the two of us against the entire space armada. Alex (the gunner): What?!? Grig: I've always wanted to fight a desperate battle against overwhelming odds. Alex: It'll be a slaughter! Grig: That'

Paine Thomas


We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Paine Thomas


Poverty must have its satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.

Reed Thomas B.


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Reid Thomas


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Szasz Thomas


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Szasz Thomas


Best Mistakes In Films In his "Filmgoer's Companion", Mr. Leslie Halliwell helpfully lists four of the cinema's greatest moments which you should get to see if at all possible. In "Carmen Jones", the camera tracks with Dorothy Dandridge down a st

Thomas Dylan


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Thomas Dylan


Too much of everything is just enough.

Thomas J. Parnell


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Thomas Marlo


There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.

Thomas Marlo


... 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.

Thomas Norman


For the fashion of Minas Tirith was such that it was built on seven levels, each delved into a hill, and about each was set a wall, and in each wall was a gate.

Thomas Carlyle


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Thomas Dave


She ran the gamut of emotions from 'A' to 'B'.

Thomas De Quincey


Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work ... I did not, when a slave, understand the deep meanings of those rude, and apparently incoherent songs. I was myself within the circle, so that I neither saw nor heard as those without might

Thomas De Quincey


It's not a sin not to be Irish, but it is a great shame.

Thomas De Quincey


Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim. I don't enjoy the sky or sea as much as I used

Thomas Jefferson


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Thomas King


You mentioned your name as if I should recognize it, but beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a freemason, and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you.

Thomas Macaulay


One thing I have no worry about is whether God exists. But it has occurred to me that God has Alzheimer's and has forgotten we exist.

Thomas W. Lamont


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Tusser Thomas


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Tusser Thomas


Many hands make light work.

Wolfe Thomas


Indomitable in retreat; invincible in advance; insufferable in victory.

Ybarra Thomas





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