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History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

Attorney General William


If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Blake William


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Blake William


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Blake William


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Blake William


The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Blake William


What a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

Buckley William F.


Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Buckley William F.


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Burroughs 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.

Burroughs William S.


She say, Miss Colie, You better hush. God might hear you. Let 'im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.

Channing William Ellery


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

Clarence Darrow to William


The Bible is not my Book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

Faulkner William


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Faulkner William


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Garrison William Lloyd


When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.

Halsey Admiral William


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Hazlitt William


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


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

James William


The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

James William


This is the first age that's paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.

LeoGrande William


Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

Morris William


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Orton William


Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.

Penn William


We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Shake William


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Shake William


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Shake William


This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Shake William


The ripest fruit falls first.

Shake William


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Shake 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.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Campus sidewalks never exist as the straightest line between two points.

Shake William


There must be more to life than having everything.

Shake William


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Shake William


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Shakes William


There is nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.

Shakes William


There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Shakesp William


TO THOSE OF YOU WHO DESIRE IT, I GRANT YOU MADRAK'S BLESSING: Insofar as I may be heard by anything, which may or may not care what I say, I ask, if it matters, that you be forgiven for anything you may have done or failed to do which requires for

Shakesp William


We were young and our happiness dazzled us with its strength. But there was also a terrible betrayal that lay within me like a Merle Haggard song at a French restaurant. [...] I could not tell the girl about the woman of the tollway, of her milk w

Shakesp William


If one inquires why the American tradition is so strong against any connection of State and Church, why it dreads even the rudiments of religious teaching in state-maintained schools, the immediate and superficial answer is not far to seek. ... The

Shakespear William


All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


I went to my mother and told her I intended to commence a different life. I asked for and obtained her blessing and at once commenced the career of a robber.

Shakespear William


If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Shakespear William


Getting kicked out of the American Bar Association is liked getting kicked out of the Book-of-the-Month Club.

Shakespeare William


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

Shakespeare William


The polite thing to do has always been to address people as they wish to be addressed, to treat them in a way they think dignified. But it is equally important to accept and tolerate different standards of courtesy, not expecting everyone else to ad

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Shakespeare William


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Shakespeare William


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Shakespeare William


"And Bezel saideth unto Sham: `Sham,' he saideth, `Thou shalt goest unto the town of Begorrah, and there thou shalt fetcheth unto thine bosom 35 talents, and also shalt thou fetcheth a like number of cubits, provideth that they are nice and fresh.'"

Shakespeare William


If you give Congress a chance to vote on both sides of an issue, it will always do it.

Shakespeare William


General notions are generally wrong.

Shakespeare William


Anyone who has had a bull by the tail knows five or six more things than someone who hasn't.

Shakespeare 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."

Shakespeare William


You always introduce the younger person to the older person, using the wording: "Miss Brown, I'd like to introduce you to an older person" (unless her name is not "Miss Brown"). If you do not know a person's age, ask for a driver's license and a ma

Shakespeare William


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Shakespeare 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

Shakespeare William


Zero Mostel: That's it baby! When you got it, flaunt it! Flaunt it!

Shakespeare William


Don't get mad, get even.

Shakespeare William


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Shakespeare William


I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.

White William Allen


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

White William Allen


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

William


Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.

William Gibson


Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

William S. Paley


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

William Shakespeare


A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.

William Shakespeare


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

William Shakespeare


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

William Shakespeare


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

William Shakespeare


If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

Williams H.H.


Veni, vidi, vici. [I came, I saw, I conquered].

Williams Robin


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

Williams Tennessee


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

Williams Robin


If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


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.

Williamson Nicol


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Williamson Dr. Paul


When in doubt, tell the truth.

Yeats William Butler





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