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I think we are in Rats' Alley where the dead men lost their bones.

Attorney General William


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Blake William


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Blake William


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Blake William


You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.

Blake William


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Blake William


The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.

Buckley William F.


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Buckley William F.


As well look for a needle in a bottle of hay.

Burroughs William


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Burroughs William S.


To be excellent when engaged in administration is to be like the North Star. As it remains in its one position, all the other stars surround it.

Channing William Ellery


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Clarence Darrow to William


"I understand this is your first dead client," Sabian was saying. The absurdity of the statement made me want to laugh but they don't call me Deadpan Allie and lie.

Faulkner William


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,

Faulkner William


I have always noticed that whenever a radical takes to Imperialism, he catches it in a very acute form.

Garrison William Lloyd


Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.

Halsey Admiral William


We should be glad we're living in the time that we are. If any of us had been born into a more enlightened age, I'm sure we would have immediately been taken out and shot.

Hazlitt William


There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


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

James William


You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

James William


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

LeoGrande William


An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought.

Morris William


Some days you wake and immediately start worrying. Nothing in particular is wrong, it's just the suspicion that forces are aligning quietly and there will be trouble.

Orton William


Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Don't overdo it.

Penn William


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

Shake William


You can't have your cake and let your neighbor eat it too.

Shake William


They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom for trying to change the system from within. I'm coming now I'm coming to reward them. First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. I'm guided by a signal in the heavens. I'm guided by this birthmark

Shake William


Lansdale seized on the idea of using Nixon to build support for the [Vietnamese] elections ... really honest elections, this time. "Oh, sure, honest, yes, that's right," Nixon said, "so long as you win!" With that he winked, drove his elbow into La

Shake 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.

Shake William


"Well," Brahma said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser, but an intelligent man requires only two thousand five hundred."

Shake William


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Shake William


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Shake William


I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Shake 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.

Shake William


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Shake William


The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.

Shakes William


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Shakes William


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Shakesp William


"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Shakesp William


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Shakesp William


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Shakespear William


Business will be either better or worse.

Shakespear William


A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!

Shakespear William


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Shakespear William


Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Shakespear William


Men are superior to women.

Shakespeare William


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Shakespeare William


Mandrell: "You know what I think?" Doctor: "Ah, ah that's a catch question. With a brain your size you don't think, right?"

Shakespeare William


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Shakespeare William


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Shakespeare William


When in doubt, tell the truth.

Shakespeare William


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Shakespeare William


The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.

Shakespeare William


My experience with government is when things are non-controversial, beautifully co-ordinated and all the rest, it must be that not much is going on.

Shakespeare William


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Shakespeare William


When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.

Shakespeare William


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Shakespeare William


For years a secret shame destroyed my peace

Shakespeare William


REPORTER: Senator, are you for or against the MX missile system? SENATOR: Bob, the MX missile system reminds me of an old saying that the country folk in my state like to say. It goes like this: "You can carry a pig for six miles, but if you set i

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


We are giving instruction to FBI agents in the various Chinese dialects ... to handle present and likely future contingencies.

Shakespeare William


It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse-races.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare 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."

White William Allen


It's odd, and a little unsettling, to reflect upon the fact that English is the only major language in which "I" is capitalized; in many other languages "You" is capitalized and the "i" is lower case.

White William Allen


A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

William


Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

William Gibson


I have never understood this liking for war. It panders to instincts already catered for within the scope of any respectable domestic establishment.

William S. Paley


Forgive and forget.

William Shakespeare


The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

William Shakespeare


You never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough.

William Shakespeare


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

William Shakespeare


To lead people, you must follow behind.

William Shakespeare


Don't do the crime, if you can't do the time.

Williams H.H.


THE MX IS GOOD FOR THE ECONOMY. One important reason we have a Defense Department is that when we give it money, it spends it, which creates jobs, whereas if we left the money in the hands of civilians, we don't know what they'd do with it. Probabl

Williams Robin


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Williams Tennessee


Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.

Williams Robin


A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man who tells other people what to do with their money.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to fill the available briefcases.

Williamson Nicol


Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Williamson Dr. Paul


Small is beautiful.

Yeats William Butler





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