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The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Attorney General William


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Blake William


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Blake William


A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Blake William


I didn't believe in reincarnation in any of my other lives. I don't see why I should have to believe in it in this one.

Blake William


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Blake William


In the long run we are all dead.

Buckley William F.


The farther you go, the less you know.

Buckley William F.


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Burroughs 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

Burroughs William S.


He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Channing William Ellery


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

Clarence Darrow to William


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Faulkner William


You can never do just one thing.

Faulkner 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.

Garrison William Lloyd


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Halsey Admiral William


Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Hazlitt William


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

James 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.

James William


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

LeoGrande William


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Morris William


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

Orton William


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Penn William


Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Shake William


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Shake William


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Shake William


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Shake William


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

Shake William


It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Shake William


While there's life, there's hope.

Shake William


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Shake William


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Shake William


A memorandum is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Shake William


When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Shake 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


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.

Shakes William


Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Shakesp William


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Shakesp William


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Shakesp William


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Shakespear William


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Shakespear William


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Shakespear William


Don't get mad, get even.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Shakespeare William


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Shakespeare William


Housework can kill you if done right.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


If you know the answer to a question, don't ask.

Shakespeare 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,

Shakespeare 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.

Shakespeare William


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Shakespeare William


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Shakespeare William


You may have heard that a dean is to faculty as a hydrant is to a dog.

Shakespeare William


If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Shakespeare William


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Shakespeare William


You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Shakespeare William


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Shakespeare William


After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Shakespeare William


Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

White William Allen


We're all in this alone.

White William Allen


To do two things at once is to do neither.

William


The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

William Gibson


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

William S. Paley


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

William Shakespeare


If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

William Shakespeare


What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


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.

William Shakespeare


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Williams H.H.


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Williams Robin


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Williams Tennessee


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

Williams Robin


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Williamson Nicol


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Williamson Dr. Paul


Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Yeats William Butler





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