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The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Ba Dave


I was in this prematurely air conditioned supermarket and there were all these aisles and there were these bathing caps you could buy that had these kind of Fourth of July plumes on them that were red and yellow and blue and I wasn't tempted to buy

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


Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Barry Dave


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Barry Dave


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Barry Dave


As Gen. de Gaulle occassionally acknowledges America to be the daughter of Europe, so I am pleased to come to Yale, the daughter of Harvard.

Barry Dave


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Barry Dave


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Barry Dave


If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Barry Dave


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Barry Dave


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Barry Dave


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Barry Dave


Look ere ye leap.

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


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Barry Dave


"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Barry Dave


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Barry Dave


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Barry Dave


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Barry Dave


Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Barry Dave


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Barry Dave


The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Barry Dave


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Barry Dave


I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Barry Dave


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Barry Dave


The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Barry Dave


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Barry Dave


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Barry Dave


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Barry Dave


Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

Barry Dave


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


A violent man will die a violent death.

Barry Dave


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Business will be either better or worse.

Barry Dave


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Barry Dave


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Barry Dave


If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Barry Dave


Practice yourself what you preach.

Barry Dave


"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Barry Dave


In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

Dave Barry





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