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[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.

Attorney General William


Television is now so desperately hungry for material that it is scraping the top of the barrel.

Blake William


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Blake William


Littering is dumb.

Blake William


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Blake William


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Blake William


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

Buckley William F.


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Buckley William F.


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Burroughs William


Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Burroughs William S.


All art is but imitation of nature.

Channing William Ellery


Art is anything you can get away with.

Clarence Darrow to William


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Faulkner William


The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

Faulkner William


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Garrison William Lloyd


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Halsey Admiral William


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Hazlitt William


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths good theatre.

James William


The 'A' is for content, the 'minus' is for not typing it. Don't ever do this to my eyes again.

James William


I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

LeoGrande William


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Morris William


I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

Orton William


I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Penn William


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Shake William


The fact that it works is immaterial.

Shake William


"Plaese porrf raed."

Shake William


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

Shake William


Out of sight is out of mind.

Shake William


Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Shake William


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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.

Shake William


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Shake William


The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Shake William


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Shakes William


One good turn deserves another.

Shakes William


An actor's a guy who if you ain't talkin' about him, ain't listening.

Shakesp William


Another day, another dollar.

Shakesp William


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Shakesp William


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

Shakespear William


No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Shakespear William


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Shakespear William


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Shakespear William


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Shakespear William


Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Shakespeare William


Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser.

Shakespeare William


We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Shakespeare William


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'

Shakespeare William


"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Shakespeare William


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Shakespeare William


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Shakespeare William


A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Shakespeare William


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Shakespeare William


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Shakespeare William


The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

Shakespeare William


If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Shakespeare William


"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Shakespeare William


In the long run we are all dead.

Shakespeare William


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Shakespeare William


The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Shakespeare William


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

White William Allen


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

White William Allen


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

William


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

William Gibson


"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

William S. Paley


Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

William Shakespeare


It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

William Shakespeare


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

William Shakespeare


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

William Shakespeare


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

William Shakespeare


"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Williams H.H.


There is no fool to the old fool.

Williams Robin


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Williams Tennessee


I had another dream the other day about music critics. They were small and rodent-like with padlocked ears, as if they had stepped out of a painting by Goya.

Williams Robin


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Williamson Nicol


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Williamson Dr. Paul


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

Yeats William Butler





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