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The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.

Diefenbaker John


I am not now and never have been a girl friend of Henry Kissinger.

Galbraith John Kenneth


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

Galbraith John Kenneth


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Galbraith John Kenneth


"First World" nations are the ones where people drive Japanese cars; "Second World" nations are where First World residents go on vacation; and "Third World" nations are the ones where people still dive out of trees to prove their manhood.

John Kennedy


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

John Kenneth Galbraith


Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Ke John F.


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Keats John


A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Kennedy John F.


Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organisation of hatreds.

Kennedy John F.


It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Kennedy John F.


The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

Kennedy John F.


The difference between a misfortune and a calamity? If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, it would be a calamity.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


"Taxes should hurt. I just mailed my own tax return last night and I am prepared to say `ouch!' as loud as anyone."

Kennedy John


I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Keynes John Maynard


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Keynes John Maynard


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Keynes John Maynard


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Locke John


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Rockefeller John D.


What, after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean.

Updike John


A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.

Updike John





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