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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Carlyle Thomas


The last time I saw him he was walking down Lover's Lane holding his own hand.

Carlyle Thomas


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Carlyle Thomas


Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Carlyle Thomas


"After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement."

Dekker Thomas


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Dewar Lord Thomas


I have a dream. I have a dream that one day, on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slaveowners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.

Dewar Lord Thomas


No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Edison Thomas Alva


Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.

Jefferson Thomas


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Jefferson Thomas


Under any conditions, anywhere, whatever you are doing, there is some ordinance under which you can be booked.

Jefferson Thomas


Likewise, the national appetizer, brine-cured herring with raw onions, wins few friends, Germans excepted.

Jefferson Thomas


A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.

Jefferson Thomas


[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

Jefferson Thomas


Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?

Jefferson Thomas


Man's unique agony as a species consists in his perpetual conflict between the desire to stand out and the need to blend in.

Jefferson Thomas


We should have a Vollyballocracy. We elect a six-pack of presidents. Each one serves until they screw up, at which point they rotate.

Jefferson Thomas


[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Jefferson Thomas


Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Jones Thomas


Justice always prevails ... three times out of seven!

Kempis Thomas `a


A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Kempis Thomas `a


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Kopp Thomas J.


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Lewis Thomas


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Macaulay Thomas


It's no surprise that things are so screwed up: everyone that knows how to run a government is either driving taxicabs or cutting hair.

Martin Thomas L.


Just weigh your own hurt against the hurt of all the others, and then do what's best.

More Sir Thomas


If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

Paine Thomas


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Paine Thomas


The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

Reed Thomas B.


I'm not sure I've even got the brains to be President.

Reid Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


People say I live in my own little fantasy world... well, at least they *know* me there!

Szasz Thomas


If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world?

Thomas Dylan


When the sun shineth, make hay.

Thomas Dylan


If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.

Thomas J. Parnell


They also serve who only stand and wait.

Thomas Marlo


Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

Thomas Marlo


One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.

Thomas Norman


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Thomas Carlyle


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Thomas Dave


The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

Thomas De Quincey


Majorities, of course, start with minorities.

Thomas De Quincey


The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Thomas De Quincey


Nothing succeeds like success.

Thomas Jefferson


The horizon of many people is a circle with a radius of zero. They call this their point of view.

Thomas King


Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.

Thomas Macaulay


Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Thomas W. Lamont


The Least Successful Collector Betsy Baker played a central role in the history of collecting. She was employed as a servant in the house of John Warburton (1682-1759) who had amassed a fine collection of 58 first edition plays, including most of t

Tusser Thomas


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Tusser Thomas


It's not Camelot, but it's not Cleveland, either.

Wolfe Thomas


The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.

Ybarra Thomas





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