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A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Attorney General William


Practice yourself what you preach.

Blake William


It's not easy, being green.

Blake William


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Blake William


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

Blake William


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Blake William


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

Buckley William F.


"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."

Buckley William F.


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

Burroughs William


If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.

Burroughs William S.


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Channing William Ellery


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Clarence Darrow to William


Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.

Faulkner William


When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Faulkner William


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Garrison William Lloyd


The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England, live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food. Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America, live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food. The wo

Halsey Admiral William


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Hazlitt William


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


When alerted to an intrusion by tinkling glass or otherwise, 1) Calm yourself 2) Identify the intruder 3) If hostile, kill him. Step number 3 is of particular importance. If you leave the guy alive out of misguided softheartedness, he will repay y

James William


The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

James William


Home is where the hurt is.

LeoGrande William


Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the men are strong, the women are pretty, and the children are above-average.

Morris William


"What's this? Trix? Aunt! Trix? You? You're after the prize! What is it?" He picked up the box and studied the back. "A glow-in-the-dark squid! Have you got it out of there yet?" He tilted the box, angling the little colored balls of cereal

Orton William


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

Penn William


The last vestiges of the old Republic have been swept away.

Shake William


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Shake William


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Shake William


Men's skin is different from women's skin. It is usually bigger, and it has more snakes tattooed on it. Also, if you examine a woman's skin very closely, inch by inch, starting at her shapely ankles, then gently tracing the slender curve of her cal

Shake William


Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Shake William


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Shake William


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

Shake William


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Shake William


There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Shake William


The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Shake William


No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it.

Shake William


Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Shakes William


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Shakes William


The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Shakesp William


The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Shakespear William


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Shakespear William


He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Shakespear William


Yes, I've now got this nice little apartment in New York, one of those L-shaped ones. Unfortunately, it's a lower case l.

Shakespear William


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Shakespear William


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Shakespeare William


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Shakespeare William


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Shakespeare William


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Shakespeare William


Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

Shakespeare William


Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Shakespeare William


If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Shakespeare William


There is always one thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Shakespeare William


New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

Shakespeare William


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Shakespeare William


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Shakespeare William


America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Shakespeare William


Real wealth can only increase.

Shakespeare William


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Shakespeare William


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Shakespeare William


Prizes are for children.

White William Allen


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

White William Allen


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

William


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

William Gibson


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

William S. Paley


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

William Shakespeare


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

William Shakespeare


So little time, so little to do.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie.

William Shakespeare


One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Williams H.H.


What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

Williams Robin


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Williams Tennessee


The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Williams Robin


Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


They can't stop us... we're on a mission from God!

Williamson Nicol


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Williamson Dr. Paul


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Yeats William Butler





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