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Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Adams Franklin


If while you are in school, there is a shortage of qualified personnel in a particular field, then by the time you graduate with the necessary qualifications, that field's employment market is glutted.

Adams Franklin


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Adams Franklin


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.

Ali Muhammad


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Alice Walker


Alighieri Dante


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

Alinsky Saul


Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Alinsky Saul


With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Alinsky Saul


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 (If it works, it's out of date.)

Alito Noelie


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.

Arthur Sullivan


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Attorney General William


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Aurelius Marcus


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

Aurelius Sextus


"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Balliett Whitney


The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Barker Clive


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

Ben Franklin


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

Berlioz Hector


The more the merrier.

Billings Josh


... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Billings Josh


Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Billings Josh


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Billings Josh


Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Billings Josh


A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Billings Josh


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Billings Josh


... "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

Blake William


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

Blake William


"Whom are you?" said he, for he had been to night school.

Blake William


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Blake William


In breeding cattle you need one bull for every twenty-five cows, unless the cows are known sluts.

Blake William


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

Blish James


Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Bon John Dillinger on


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

Bowles Colin


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Bowles Colin


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


Many hands make light work.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Broughton Philip


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Buckley William F.


To teach is to learn twice.

Buckley William F.


The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


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

Burroughs William


The coast was clear.

Burroughs William S.


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

Caesar Gaius Julius


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

Caesar Gaius Julius


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

Caesar Gaius Julius


He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Caesar Julius


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Callimachus


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

Carlin George


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Carpenter Elizabeth


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

Catlin Wynn


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Celine Louis-Ferdinand


A witty saying proves nothing.

Channing William Ellery


Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Chaplin Charlie


Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

Charles Darling


God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.

Charles Darling


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Charlie Crazy


Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Chevalier Maurice


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


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

Clarence Darrow to William


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

Clifton Fadiman


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Coo Alistair


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.

Cooke Alistair


per year.

Cooke Alistair


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Coolidge Calvin


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.

Coolidge Calvin


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

Coolidge Calvin


Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Coolidge Calvin


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.

Coolidge Calvin


Charity begins at home.

Coolidge Calvin


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Coolidge Calvin


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Cromwell Oliver


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Dali Salvador


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

Dane Franklin K.


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Darling Charles


While there's life, there's hope.

Dick Philip K.


Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Dillinger John


Better late than never.

Disraeli Benjamin


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Disraeli Benjamin


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Disraeli Benjamin


Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Disraeli Benjamin


Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Disraeli Benjamin


"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

Disraeli Benjamin


Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Donatus Aelius


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Elder Pliny the


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

Eliot George


Fortune's Guide to Freshman Notetaking: WHEN THE PROFESSOR SAYS: YOU WRITE: Probably the greatest quality of the poetry John Milton

Eliot George


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Eliot T.S.


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

Eliot T.S.


He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Eliot T.S.


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Eliot T.Sessay


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Elizabeth I


Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths good theatre.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Elliot


How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Ellis Havelock


A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Ellis Havelock


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

Ellis Nancy


We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Ellison Harlan


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Ellison Harlan


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

Erlich Paul


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.

Fadiman Clifton


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

Fadiman Clifton


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Fadiman Clifton


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Fadiman Clifton


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Faulkner 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

Faulkner William


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Fee Elizabeth


The best you get is an even break.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Franklin B.


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Franklin B.


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

Franklin B.


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.

Franklin B.


Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

Franklin B.


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

Franklin B.


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

Franklin Ben


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Franklin Ben


Never promise more than you can perform.

Franklin Ben


Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours.

Franklin Benjamin


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Franklin Benjamin


There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Franklin Benjamin


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.

Franklin Benjamin


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Franklin Benjamin


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Franklin Benjamin


... 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.

Franklin Benjamin


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Franklin Benjamin


If there is no wind, row.

Franklin Benjamin


The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Franklin Benjamin


A word to the wise is enough.

G. Gordon Liddy's


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Galilei Galileo


The superfluous is very necessary.

Garrison William Lloyd


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Gibran Kahlil


A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Gibran Kahlil


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Gibran Kahlil


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Gilliam E.A.


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


If any man wishes to be humbled and mortified, let him become president of Harvard.

Halsey Admiral William


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

Hazlitt William


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Hellman Lillian


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Heraclitus


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets truth.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


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

Huntingd Collis P.


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

James Clive


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

James William


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

James William


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

Jim Starlin


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

Jim Starlin


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

John Lightfoot


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Joke The Killing


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Jones Franklin P.


General notions are generally wrong.

Jones Franklin P.


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Jones Franklin P.


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Jones Franklin P.


"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Joplin Janis


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Juliana Queen


Events are not affected, they develop.

Julius Caesar


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

Kahlil Gibran


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Kipling Rudyard


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Kirk Lisa


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Larsen Dalglish


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.

LeBoutillier J.


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

LeoGrande William


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Leslie Stephen


There is no fool to the old fool.

Leslie Stephen


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?

Lester Julius


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Li Woman's


All phone calls are obscene.

Li Mark Twain


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Lie Trygve


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

Liebling A.J.


Naked children have never played in _o_u_r fountains, and I.M. Pei will never be happy on Route 66.

Liebling A.J.


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."

Liepmann Hans


The two most beautiful words in the English language are "Cheque Enclosed."

Lieutenant Kermit Tyler


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

Lilly John


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Lincoln A.


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Lincoln Abraham


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

Lincoln Abraham


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Lincoln Abraham


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Lincoln Abraham


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

Lincoln Abraham


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

Lincoln Abraham


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

Lincoln Abraham


A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Lincoln Abraham


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Lindbergh Charles


Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Ling James J.


Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.

Lippmann Walter


Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Lippmann Walter


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

Little Mary Wilson


The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Little Rich


The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


Fourteen years in the professor dodge has taught me that one can argue ingeniously on behalf of any theory, applied to any piece of literature. This is rarely harmful, because normally no-one reads such essays.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


"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

Machiavelli


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Machiavelli Niccolo


There's no justice in this world.

Man Little Big


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.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

Mari Clive James on


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,

McCarthy Charlie


If you know the answer to a question, don't ask.

McCarthy Charlie


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.

McCorkle Julia Norton


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Melvin Belli


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Miller. Olin


This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.

Moliere


Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

Morris William


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.]

Moss Stirling


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

North Lt. Col. Ollie


Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

North Oliver


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Novem The Realist


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Oliver


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Oliver


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Orton William


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Palindromist The Mad


There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Paul Tillich German


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

Penn William


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

Perlis Alan J.


Comparing information and knowledge is like asking whether the fatness of a pig is more or less green than the designated hitter rule."

Philip Hale Boston


What a bonanza! An unknown beginner to be directed by Lubitsch, in a script by Wilder and Brackett, and to play with Paramount's two superstars, Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert, and to be beaten up by both of them!

Philips Emo


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Phillips Emo


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Phillips Utah


"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Player Willis


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.

Professor English


History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

Publilius


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

Publius Ovidius Naso


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Publius Terentius Afer


Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Publius Terentius Afer


Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Publius Terentius Afer


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Publius Terentius Afer


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

Publius Vergilius Maro


Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Publius Vergilius Maro


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

Publius Vergilius Maro


A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Publius Vergilius Maro


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

Pulitzer Joseph


The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

Richard Little


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Rockwell George Lincoln


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

Roosevelt Franklin D.


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

Roosevelt Franklin D.


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


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

Salinger J. D.


There's no justice in this world.

Sandra Gotlieb


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Schlafly Phyllis


[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.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


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

Serling Rod


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Shake William


The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Shake William


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

Shake William


When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Shake William


VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Shake William


God helps them that help themselves.

Shake William


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Shake William


To have died once is enough.

Shake William


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Shake William


The average Ph.D thesis is nothing but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

Shake William


The future not being born, my friend, we will abstain from baptizing it.

Shake William


With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Shakes William


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Shakes William


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

Shakesp William


Mum's the word.

Shakesp William


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Shakesp William


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear 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.

Shakespear William


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Shakespear William


Don't guess

Shakespear William


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

Shakespeare William


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Shakespeare William


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Shakespeare William


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Shakespeare William


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Shakespeare William


"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Shakespeare William


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Shakespeare William


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Shakespeare William


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Shakespeare William


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Shakespeare William


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Shakespeare William


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

Shaw Pygmali


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

Stalin Joseph


There is no sin but ignorance.

Stalin Joseph


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Stalin Joseph


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Stalin Joseph


Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Stephen Leslie


In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

Strachey Lionel


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

Syrus Publilius


"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Syrus Publilius


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.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Syrus Publilius


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Syrus Publilius


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Syrus Publilius


I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Syrus Publilius


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publius


Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

T.S. Eliot


Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard. If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth.

Taylor Elizabeth


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

The Outer Limits


The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o

Tiselius Arne


Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

Titus Livius


Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Tomlin Lily


A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]

Tomlin Lily


Man is the measure of all things.

Tomlin Lily


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Tomlin Lily


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Tomlin Lily


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Tomlin Lily


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

Tomlin Lily


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Trillin Calvin


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

Trilling Lionel


You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Wagner Lichty &


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Walinsky Adam


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

War Oliver


God is Dead.

Wellington The Duke of


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Wellington Duke


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Wells J. Wellington


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

Wells J. Wellington


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

Whalen Philip


British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

White William Allen


Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

White William Allen


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

Willard F. Libby


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

William


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

William Gibson


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

William S. Paley


As well look for a needle in a bottle of hay.

William Shakespeare


It is better to have loved and lost

William Shakespeare


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

William Shakespeare


Nothing endures but change.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Williams H.H.


Necessity has no law.

Williams Robin


Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Williams Tennessee


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Williams Robin


"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."

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Williamson Nicol


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

Williamson Dr. Paul


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

Willie Sutton


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

Yeats William Butler


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Yutang Lin


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

Zwart Elizabeth Clarkson


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

proverb Italian


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

proverb Polish





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