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Nothing succeeds like excess.

Barry Dave


Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.

Barry Dave


Alas, how love can trifle with itself!

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Barry Dave


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Barry Dave


Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Barry Dave


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Barry Dave


The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.

Barry Dave


Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

Barry Dave


Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

Barry Dave


It is the nature of extreme self-lovers, as they will set an house on fire, and it were but to roast their eggs.

Barry Dave


You are a wish to be here wishing yourself.

Barry Dave


I've never been hurt by anything I didn't say.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


An efficient and a successful administration manifests itself equally in small as in great matters.

Barry Dave


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Barry Dave


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Barry Dave


It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Barry Dave


If you wants to get elected president, you'se got to think up some memoraboble homily so's school kids can be pestered into memorizin' it, even if they don't know what it means.

Barry Dave


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Barry Dave


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Barry Dave


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Barry Dave


I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

Barry Dave


WHENEVER ANYBODY SAYS he's struggling to become a human being I have to laugh because the apes beat him to it by about a million years. Struggle to become a parrot or something.

Barry Dave


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Barry Dave


So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.

Barry Dave


What!? Me worry?

Barry Dave


The primary theme of SoupCon is communication. The acronym "LEO" represents the secondary theme: Law Enforcement Officials The overall theme of SoupCon shall be: Avoiding Communication with Law Enforcement Officials

Barry Dave


A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.

Barry Dave


"I wonder", he said to himself, "what's in a book while it's closed. Oh, I know it's full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, there's a whole story with people I don't know yet

Barry Dave


I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Barry Dave


We are what we pretend to be.

Barry Dave


You don't have to explain something you never said.

Barry Dave


Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

Barry Dave


Sometimes when you look into his eyes you get the feeling that someone else is driving.

Barry Dave


If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when the're reading to themselves.

Barry Dave


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Barry Dave


It is like saying that for the cause of peace, God and the Devil will have a high-level meeting.

Barry Dave


The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England, live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food. Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America, live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food. The wo

Barry Dave


We are governed not by armies and police but by ideas.

Barry Dave


Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Barry Dave


You've always made the mistake of being yourself.

Barry Dave


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Barry Dave


We should keep the Panama Canal. After all, we stole it fair and square.

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


Small is beautiful.

Barry Dave


Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Barry Dave


Nothing succeeds like success.

Barry Dave


"One Saturday afternoon, during the campaign to decide whether or not there should be a Coastal Commission, I took a helicopter ride from Los Angeles to San Diego. We passed several state beaches, some crowded and some virtually empty. They had the

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