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

Ba Dave


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

Barry Dave


To add insult to injury.

Barry Dave


A witty saying proves nothing.

Barry Dave


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Barry Dave


Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


For 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.

Barry Dave


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Barry Dave


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Barry Dave


Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.

Barry Dave


My advice to you, my violent friend, is to seek out gold and sit on it.

Barry Dave


Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

Barry Dave


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Barry Dave


A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Barry Dave


A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Barry Dave


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Barry Dave


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Barry Dave


There is no proverb that is not true.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Barry Dave


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

Barry Dave


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Barry Dave


"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."

Barry Dave


It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Barry Dave


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Lay off the muses, it's a very tough dollar.

Barry Dave


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


One good turn deserves another.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Barry Dave


I think we're in trouble.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Barry Dave


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Barry Dave


Naked children have never played in _o_u_r fountains, and I.M. Pei will never be happy on Route 66.

Barry Dave


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Barry Dave


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Barry Dave


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Barry Dave


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Barry Dave


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

Dave Barry





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

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