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A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Attorney General William


Roumanian-Yiddish cooking has killed more Jews than Hitler.

Blake William


The world has many unintentionally cruel mechanisms that are not designed for people who walk on their hands.

Blake William


What kind of sordid business are you on now? I mean, man, whither goest thou? Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?

Blake William


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Blake William


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

Blake William


If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Buckley William F.


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Buckley William F.


In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it.

Burroughs William


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Burroughs William S.


The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Channing William Ellery


Go ahead... make my day.

Clarence Darrow to William


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Faulkner 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.

Faulkner William


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Garrison William Lloyd


But you shall not escape my iambics.

Halsey Admiral William


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

Hazlitt William


Try not to have a good time ... This is supposed to be educational.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


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

James William


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

James William


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

LeoGrande William


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Morris William


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Orton William


NEW YORK

Penn William


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Shake William


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

Shake William


"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Shake William


With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Shake William


I accept chaos. I am not sure whether it accepts me. I know some people are terrified of the bomb. But then some people are terrified to be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.

Shake William


When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

Shake William


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Shake William


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

Shake William


It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Shake William


Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Shake William


Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Shake William


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Shakes William


In my end is my beginning.

Shakes William


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.

Shakespear William


Better late than never.

Shakespear William


It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Shakespear William


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


Turn the other cheek.

Shakespeare William


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Shakespeare William


"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."

Shakespeare William


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Shakespeare William


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Shakespeare William


Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *___and* fresher

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Shakespeare William


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

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


Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.

Shakespeare William


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Shakespeare William


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Shakespeare William


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Shakespeare William


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Shakespeare William


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Shakespeare William


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Shakespeare William


If God is One, what is bad?

Shakespeare William


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

White William Allen


It'll be just like Beggars' Canyon back home.

White William Allen


There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

William


The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

William Gibson


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.

William S. Paley


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

William Shakespeare


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

William Shakespeare


Let sleeping dogs lie.

William Shakespeare


The coast was clear.

William Shakespeare


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.

William Shakespeare


A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Williams H.H.


Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.

Williams Robin


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Williams Tennessee


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.

Williams Robin


Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.

Williamson Nicol


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

Williamson Dr. Paul


Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Yeats William Butler





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