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

Ba Dave


For a light heart lives long.

Barry Dave


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Barry Dave


He who attacks the fundamentals of the American broadcasting industry attacks democracy itself.

Barry Dave


I never vote for anyone. I always vote against.

Barry Dave


We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.

Barry Dave


The language of politics is poetry, not prose. Jackson is poetry. Cuomo is poetry. Dukakis is a word processor.

Barry Dave


Vice-President Hubert Humphrey's loquacity is legendary, and Barry Goldwater notes that "Hubert has been clocked at 275 words a minute with gusts up to 340." On the campaign trail during 1964, Republican nominee Barry Goldwater stated, "The imme

Barry Dave


Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

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


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Barry Dave


What I tell you three times is true.

Barry Dave


How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Barry Dave


The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.

Barry Dave


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Barry Dave


The scum also rises.

Barry Dave


You know it's going to be a long day when you get up, shave and shower, start to get dressed and your shoes are still warm.

Barry Dave


Prizes are for children.

Barry Dave


So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

Barry Dave


Remember folks. Street lights timed for 35 mph are also timed for 70 mph.

Barry Dave


From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Barry Dave


Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics.

Barry Dave


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Barry Dave


Monterey... is decidedly the pleasantest and most civilized-looking place in California ... [it] is also a great place for cock-fighting, gambling of all sorts, fandangos, and various kinds of amusements and knavery.

Barry Dave


We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

Barry Dave


Atlee is a very modest man. And with reason.

Barry Dave


I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.

Barry Dave


The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible.

Barry Dave


War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.

Barry Dave


It seems appropriate to me that Mapplethorpe's perverse images should be situated so close to Congress, which perpetuates a number of unnatural acts upon the body politic every day, without benefit of artificial lubrication or foreplay.

Barry Dave


Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

Barry Dave


Were it not for the presence of the unwashed and the half-educated, the formless, queer and incomplete, the unreasonable and absurd, the infinite shapes of the delightful human tadpole, the horizon would not wear so wide a grin.

Barry Dave


question = ( to ) ? be : ! be;

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Lansdale seized on the idea of using Nixon to build support for the [Vietnamese] elections ... really honest elections, this time. "Oh, sure, honest, yes, that's right," Nixon said, "so long as you win!" With that he winked, drove his elbow into La

Barry Dave


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Barry Dave


It is a wise father that knows his own child.

Barry Dave


A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Barry Dave


Nice guys finish last.

Barry Dave


The fact that it works is immaterial.

Barry Dave


In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle: Who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced by a new one: Who does not obey shall not eat.

Barry Dave


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Barry Dave


A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Barry Dave


Go away, I'm all right.

Barry Dave


A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Barry Dave


A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Barry Dave


Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.

Barry Dave


The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.

Barry Dave


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Dave Barry





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