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After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Adams Franklin


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Adams Franklin


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Adams Franklin


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Ali Muhammad


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Alice Walker


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Alighieri Dante


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Alinsky Saul


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Alinsky Saul


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Alinsky Saul


We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Alito Noelie


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Arthur Sullivan


Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Attorney General William


It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

Aurelius Marcus


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Aurelius Sextus


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Balliett Whitney


"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

Barker Clive


You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Ben Franklin


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Berlioz Hector


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Billings Josh


The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Billings Josh


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Billings Josh


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Billings Josh


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Billings Josh


A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Billings Josh


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Billings Josh


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Blake William


There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Blake William


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Blake William


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Blake William


Hotels are tired of getting ripped off. I checked into a hotel and they had towels from my house.

Blake William


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Blish James


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Bon John Dillinger on


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Bowles Colin


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Bowles Colin


Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that it is not genteel comedy even; that it flowers and fructifies on the contrary out of the profoundest tragic depths of the essential death in which its

Brilliant Ashleigh


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Brilliant Ashleigh


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Brilliant Ashleigh


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Brilliant Ashleigh


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Broughton Philip


The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Buckley William F.


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

Buckley William F.


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Burroughs William


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Burroughs William S.


The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

Caesar Gaius Julius


Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Caesar Gaius Julius


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Caesar Gaius Julius


Real wealth can only increase.

Caesar Julius


Man is the measure of all things.

Callimachus


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Carlin George


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Carpenter Elizabeth


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Catlin Wynn


Well begun is half done.

Celine Louis-Ferdinand


"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Channing William Ellery


What you don't know won't help you much either.

Chaplin Charlie


The superfluous is very necessary.

Charles Darling


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Charles Darling


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Charlie Crazy


I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Chevalier Maurice


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Clarence Darrow to William


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Clifton Fadiman


XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets. XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing. XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least. XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a we

Coo Alistair


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Cooke Alistair


... "fire" does not matter, "earth" and "air" and "water" do not matter. "I" do not matter. No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words. The more words he remembers, the cleverer do his fellows esteem him. He looks upon the great

Cooke Alistair


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Coolidge Calvin


Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

Coolidge Calvin


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Coolidge Calvin


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Coolidge Calvin


Home is where the hurt is.

Coolidge Calvin


I will make you shorter by the head.

Coolidge Calvin


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Coolidge Calvin


Cromwell Oliver


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Dali Salvador


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.

Dane Franklin K.


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Darling Charles


He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Dick Philip K.


Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Dillinger John


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Disraeli Benjamin


If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Disraeli Benjamin


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

Disraeli Benjamin


Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Disraeli Benjamin


Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Disraeli Benjamin


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

Disraeli Benjamin


You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Donatus Aelius


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Elder Pliny the


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Eliot George


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Eliot George


All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Eliot T.S.


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Eliot T.S.


There is no proverb that is not true.

Eliot T.S.


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Eliot T.Sessay


The world wants to be deceived.

Elizabeth I


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Elliot


Think sideways!

Ellis Havelock


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Ellis Havelock


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

Ellis Nancy


Too much of everything is just enough.

Ellison Harlan


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Ellison Harlan


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

Erlich Paul


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Fadiman Clifton


You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Fadiman Clifton


The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Fadiman Clifton


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Fadiman Clifton


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Faulkner William


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Faulkner William


Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Fee Elizabeth


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Franklin B.


Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Franklin B.


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Franklin B.


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Franklin B.


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Franklin B.


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Franklin B.


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Franklin Ben


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.

Franklin Ben


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Franklin Ben


When the sun shineth, make hay.

Franklin Benjamin


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Franklin Benjamin


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Franklin Benjamin


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Franklin Benjamin


Some people say a front-engine car handles best. Some people say a rear-engine car handles best. I say a rented car handles best.

Franklin Benjamin


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Franklin Benjamin


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Franklin Benjamin


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Franklin Benjamin


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Franklin Benjamin


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Franklin Benjamin


The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

G. Gordon Liddy's


Honesty's the best policy.

Galilei Galileo


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Garrison William Lloyd


All is well that ends well.

Gibran Kahlil


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Gibran Kahlil


To add insult to injury.

Gibran Kahlil


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Gilliam E.A.


Never promise more than you can perform.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Halsey Admiral William


For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.

Hazlitt William


Necessity has no law.

Hellman Lillian


In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Heraclitus


Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Hodder-Williams Christopher


There must be more to life than having everything.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Huntingd Collis P.


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

James Clive


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

James William


The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

James William


There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

Jim Starlin


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Jim Starlin


In charity there is no excess.

John Lightfoot


Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Joke The Killing


The best you get is an even break.

Jones Franklin P.


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Jones Franklin P.


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Jones Franklin P.


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Jones Franklin P.


Leave no stone unturned.

Joplin Janis


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Juliana Queen


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Julius Caesar


A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


Knowledge is power.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

Kahlil Gibran


Turn the other cheek.

Kipling Rudyard


Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Kirk Lisa


All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Larsen Dalglish


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

LeBoutillier J.


Housework can kill you if done right.

LeoGrande William


Charity begins at home.

Leslie Stephen


Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

Leslie Stephen


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Lester Julius


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Li Woman's


We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Li Mark Twain


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Lie Trygve


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Liebling A.J.


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Liebling A.J.


It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Liepmann Hans


It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Lieutenant Kermit Tyler


Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Lilly John


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Lincoln A.


A violent man will die a violent death.

Lincoln Abraham


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Lincoln Abraham


In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Lincoln Abraham


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Lincoln Abraham


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Lincoln Abraham


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Lincoln Abraham


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Lincoln Abraham


Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Lincoln Abraham


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Lindbergh Charles


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Ling James J.


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Lippmann Walter


It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Lippmann Walter


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Little Mary Wilson


A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Little Rich


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Machiavelli


Nice guys finish last.

Machiavelli Niccolo


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Man Little Big


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Mari Clive James on


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

McCarthy Charlie


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

McCarthy Charlie


Don't guess

McCorkle Julia Norton


What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Melvin Belli


A man's house is his castle.

Miller. Olin


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Moliere


Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Morris William


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Moss Stirling


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

North Lt. Col. Ollie


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

North Oliver


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Novem The Realist


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Oliver


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Oliver


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Orton William


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Palindromist The Mad


Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Paul Tillich German


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Penn William


An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Perlis Alan J.


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

Philip Hale Boston


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Philips Emo


I owe the public nothing.

Phillips Emo


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Phillips Utah


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Player Willis


A dead man cannot bite.

Professor English


No evil can happen to a good man.

Publilius


I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Publius Ovidius Naso


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Publius Terentius Afer


Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Publius Terentius Afer


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Publius Terentius Afer


If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Publius Terentius Afer


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

Publius Vergilius Maro


What!? Me worry?

Publius Vergilius Maro


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Publius Vergilius Maro


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Publius Vergilius Maro


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.]

Pulitzer Joseph


Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Richard Little


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Rockwell George Lincoln


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Nothing succeeds like success.

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Salinger J. D.


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,

Sandra Gotlieb


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Schlafly Phyllis


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Serling Rod


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Shake William


At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Shake William


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Shake William


The first rule of all intelligent tinkering is to keep all the parts.

Shake William


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Shake William


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

Shake William


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Shake William


Forgive and forget.

Shake William


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Shake William


When in doubt, use brute force.

Shake William


The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Shake William


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Shakes William


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Shakes William


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Shakesp William


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Shakesp William


"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."

Shakesp William


No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Shakespear William


Mum's the word.

Shakespear William


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Shakespear William


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Shakespear William


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Shakespear William


A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Shakespeare William


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Shakespeare William


The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Shakespeare William


The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Shakespeare William


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Shakespeare William


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Shakespeare William


He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Shakespeare William


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Shakespeare William


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Shakespeare William


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Shakespeare William


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Shakespeare William


The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Shakespeare William


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Shakespeare William


Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Shakespeare William


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Shakespeare William


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Shakespeare William


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.'

Shakespeare William


IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Shakespeare William


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Shaw Pygmali


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Stalin Joseph


If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Stalin Joseph


Faith is under the left nipple.

Stalin Joseph


Your wig steers the gig.

Stalin Joseph


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Stephen Leslie


Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Strachey Lionel


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Syrus Publilius


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Syrus Publilius


"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Syrus Publilius


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Syrus Publilius


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Syrus Publilius


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Syrus Publilius


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Syrus Publilius


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Syrus Publilius


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

Syrus Publilius


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Syrus Publilius


No good deed goes unpunished.

Syrus Publilius


A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

Syrus Publius


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

T.S. Eliot


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Taylor Elizabeth


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

The Outer Limits


Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Tiselius Arne


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Titus Livius


One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Tomlin Lily


There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Tomlin Lily


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Tomlin Lily


The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Tomlin Lily


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Tomlin Lily


There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Tomlin Lily


Rome was not built in one day.

Tomlin Lily


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

Trillin Calvin


You get what you pay for.

Trilling Lionel


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Wagner Lichty &


I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

Walinsky Adam


God help those who do not help themselves.

War Oliver


Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Wellington The Duke of


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Wellington Duke


I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Wells J. Wellington


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Wells J. Wellington


Odets, where is thy sting?

Whalen Philip


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

White William Allen


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

White William Allen


Small is beautiful.

Willard F. Libby


Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

William


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

William Gibson


You can observe a lot just by watching.

William S. Paley


Look, we trade every day out there with hustlers, deal-makers, shysters, con-men. That's the way businesses get started. That's the way this country was built.

William Shakespeare


I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

William Shakespeare


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

William Shakespeare


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

William Shakespeare


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

William Shakespeare


Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Williams H.H.


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Williams Robin


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Williams Tennessee


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Williams Robin


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


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

Williamson Nicol


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Williamson Dr. Paul


A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Willie Sutton


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

Yeats William Butler


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Yutang Lin


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Zwart Elizabeth Clarkson


Anything is possible on paper.

proverb Italian


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

proverb Polish





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