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Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way.

Johnson Dave


Fay: The British police force used to be run by men of integrity. Truscott: That is a mistake which has been rectified.

Johnson Dr.


Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Johnson Dr.


Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


No one born with a mouth and a need is "innocent".

Johnson S.


Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

Johnson Samuel


A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.

Johnson Samuel


The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.

Johnson Samuel


"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

Johnson Samuel


If there really was a Jewish conspiracy to run the world, my rabbi would have let me in on it by now. I contribute enough to the shule.

Johnson Samuel


... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Johnson Samuel


When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white men came, an Indian said simply "Ours."

Johnson Samuel


I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Johnson


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

Johnson Lyndon


The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man really clever who has not found that he is stupid.

Samuel Johnson


XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

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