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Where you stand depends on where you sit.

Barry Dave


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Barry Dave


The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Barry Dave


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Barry Dave


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Barry Dave


Ed Sullivan will be around as long as someone else has talent.

Barry Dave


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Barry Dave


Real wealth can only increase.

Barry Dave


New Jersey is not the armpit of the nation; it's the asshole of the universe.

Barry Dave


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

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


The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Barry Dave


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Barry Dave


Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Barry Dave


Boston State House is the hub of the Solar System. You couldn't pry that out of a Boston man if you had the tire of all creation straightened out for a crowbar.

Barry Dave


Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Barry Dave


The Least Perceptive Literary Critic The most important critic in our field of study is Lord Halifax. A most individual judge of poetry, he once invited Alexander Pope round to give a public reading of his latest poem. Pope, the leading poet of h

Barry Dave


The fact that people are poor or discriminated against doesn't necessarily endow them with any special qualities of justice, nobility, charity or compassion.

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


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Barry Dave


They will only cause the lower classes to move about needlessly.

Barry Dave


There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Barry Dave


I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. I shall fall, Like a bright exhalation in the evening And no man see me more.

Barry Dave


His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum- stances being what they

Barry Dave


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Barry Dave


Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.

Barry Dave


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Barry Dave


A violent man will die a violent death.

Barry Dave


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Barry Dave


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Barry Dave


The hater of property and of government takes care to have his warranty deed recorded, and the book written against fame and learning has the author's name on the title page.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Barry Dave


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Barry Dave


In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy.

Barry Dave


Rebellion lay in his way, and he found it.

Barry Dave


Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Barry Dave


According to my best recollection, I don't remember.

Barry Dave


But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.

Barry Dave


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Barry Dave


"Elves and Dragons!" I says to him. "Cabbages and potatoes are better for you and me."

Barry Dave


The human instinct to censor thrives, as it always will, living in irrepressible conflict with the human instinct to speak. Outrage, self-righteousness, and paranoia feed the maw of censorship. Squelching speech, however, never reduces society's net

Barry Dave


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Barry Dave


To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Barry Dave


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Barry Dave


A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Barry Dave


Beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell.

Barry Dave


"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Dave Barry





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