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A word to the wise is enough.

Ba Dave


The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Barry Dave


Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Barry Dave


How apt the poor are to be proud.

Barry Dave


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cabin door of a Soviet Black Sea cruise liner: Helpsavering apparata in emergings behold many whistles! Associate the stringing apparata about the bosums and meet behind, flee then t

Barry Dave


Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Barry Dave


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Barry Dave


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Barry Dave


Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Barry Dave


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Barry Dave


What good is an obscenity trial except to popularize literature?

Barry Dave


There are people who find it odd to eat four or five Chinese meals in a row; in China, I often remind them, there are a billion or so people who find nothing odd about it.

Barry Dave


In the long run we are all dead.

Barry Dave


We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.

Barry Dave


... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Barry Dave


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Barry Dave


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Barry Dave


All art is but imitation of nature.

Barry Dave


Beggars should be no choosers.

Barry Dave


Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

Barry Dave


There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

Barry Dave


If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Barry Dave


Real wealth can only increase.

Barry Dave


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Barry Dave


All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Barry Dave


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Barry Dave


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Barry Dave


As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Barry Dave


Piece of cake!

Barry Dave


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Barry Dave


An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.

Barry Dave


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Barry Dave


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Barry Dave


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Barry Dave


This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.

Barry Dave


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Barry Dave


The streets were dark with something more than night.

Barry Dave


Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Barry Dave


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Barry Dave


I reverently believe that the maker who made us all makes everything in New England, but the weather. I don't know who makes that, but I think it must be raw apprentices in the weather-clerks factory who experiment and learn how, in New England, fo

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Barry Dave


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Dave Barry





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The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
Taylor Elizabeth

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