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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Barry Dave


Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.

Barry Dave


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Barry Dave


If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Barry Dave


Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Barry Dave


There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Barry Dave


It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Barry Dave


Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Barry Dave


It's only by NOT taking the human race seriously that I retain what fragments of my once considerable mental powers I still possess.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


You can build a throne out of bayonets, but you can't sit on it for very long.

Barry Dave


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Barry Dave


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Barry Dave


I might have gone to West Point, but I was too proud to speak to a congressman.

Barry Dave


Don't take a nickel, just hand them your business card.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.

Barry Dave


It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.

Barry Dave


You tread upon my patience.

Barry Dave


If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!

Barry Dave


In America, any boy may become president and I suppose that's just one of the risks he takes.

Barry Dave


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Barry Dave


"... an experienced, industrious, ambitious, and often quite often picturesque liar."

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Another day, another dollar.

Barry Dave


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Barry Dave


Love your neighbour, yet don't pull down your hedge.

Barry Dave


An actor's a guy who if you ain't talkin' about him, ain't listening.

Barry Dave


"You can't teach people to be lazy - either they have it, or they don't."

Barry Dave


The world has many unintentionally cruel mechanisms that are not designed for people who walk on their hands.

Barry Dave


You're either part of the solution or part of the problem.

Barry Dave


There are a lot of lies going around.... and half of them are true.

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


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Barry Dave


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Barry Dave


Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too.

Barry Dave


What we see depends on mainly what we look for.

Barry Dave


All art is but imitation of nature.

Barry Dave


The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Barry Dave


Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.

Barry Dave


No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast.

Barry Dave


I have a very strange feeling about this...

Barry Dave


Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Barry Dave


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Barry Dave


"Lemme show ya the odds, Sparky... In yer country, ya got 14 million black people, and 3 million white people. Now, does the name `Custer' mean anything to you?"

Barry Dave


When, in 1964, New Hampshire Republican Senator Norris Cotton announced his support of Bary Goldwater in his state's primary election, he was questioned as to whether this indicated a change of his hitherto "liberal" political views. "Well," expla

Barry Dave


If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Barry Dave


Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect of coercio

Barry Dave


The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.

Barry Dave


Odets, where is thy sting?

Dave Barry





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