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There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Ba Dave


He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Barry Dave


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Barry Dave


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Barry Dave


If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Barry Dave


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Barry Dave


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Barry Dave


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Barry Dave


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Barry Dave


Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Barry Dave


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Barry Dave


Hotels are tired of getting ripped off. I checked into a hotel and they had towels from my house.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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.

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


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Barry Dave


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Barry Dave


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Barry Dave


I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Barry Dave


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Barry Dave


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Barry Dave


Genius is pain.

Barry Dave


A word to the wise is enough.

Barry Dave


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Barry Dave


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Barry Dave


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Barry Dave


Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Barry Dave


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Barry Dave


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Barry Dave


It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Barry Dave


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Barry Dave


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Barry Dave


Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Barry Dave


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Barry Dave


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Barry Dave


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Barry Dave


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Barry Dave


"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Barry Dave


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Barry Dave


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Barry Dave


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Barry Dave


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Barry Dave


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Barry Dave


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Barry Dave


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Barry Dave


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Barry Dave


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Barry Dave


There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Barry Dave


There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Dave Barry





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