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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.

Adams Franklin


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Adams Franklin


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Adams Franklin


If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Ali Muhammad


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

Alice Walker


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.

Alighieri Dante


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Alinsky Saul


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

Alinsky Saul


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

Alinsky Saul


A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Alito Noelie


What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Arthur Sullivan


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

Attorney General William


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

Aurelius Marcus


Never buy from a rich salesman.

Aurelius Sextus


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

Balliett Whitney


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Barker Clive


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

Ben Franklin


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

Berlioz Hector


We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Billings Josh


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Billings Josh


There is no sin but ignorance.

Billings Josh


"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


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.

Billings Josh


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Billings Josh


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

Blake William


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

Blake William


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Blake William


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Blake William


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

Blake William


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Blish James


... 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.

Bon John Dillinger on


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

Bowles Colin


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.

Bowles Colin


A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Brilliant Ashleigh


"Well, it's garish, ugly, and derelicts have used it for a toilet. The rides are dilapidated to the point of being lethal, and could easily maim or kill innocent little children." "Oh, so you don't like it?" "Don't like it? I'm CRAZY for it."

Brilliant Ashleigh


It is better to have loved and lost

Broughton Philip


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Buckley William F.


A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Buckley William F.


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

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


per year.

Burroughs William


Genius is pain.

Burroughs William S.


General notions are generally wrong.

Caesar Gaius Julius


It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Caesar Gaius Julius


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Caesar Gaius Julius


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Caesar Julius


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Callimachus


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

Carlin George


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Carpenter Elizabeth


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

Catlin Wynn


Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Celine Louis-Ferdinand


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Channing William Ellery


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.

Chaplin Charlie


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Charles Darling


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Charles Darling


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Charlie Crazy


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

Chevalier Maurice


Business will be either better or worse.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


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

Clarence Darrow to William


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Clifton Fadiman


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

Coo Alistair


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Cooke Alistair


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.

Cooke Alistair


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Coolidge Calvin


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

Coolidge Calvin


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

Coolidge Calvin


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

Coolidge Calvin


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Coolidge Calvin


Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the seats locomote through a short

Coolidge Calvin


If you want divine justice, die.

Coolidge Calvin


My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

Cromwell Oliver


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Dali Salvador


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

Dane Franklin K.


The superfluous is very necessary.

Darling Charles


The best you get is an even break.

Dick Philip K.


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.

Dillinger John


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Disraeli Benjamin


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.

Disraeli Benjamin


If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Disraeli Benjamin


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Disraeli Benjamin


The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.

Disraeli Benjamin


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

Disraeli Benjamin


(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Donatus Aelius


Knowledge is power.

Elder Pliny the


The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Eliot George


Campus sidewalks never exist as the straightest line between two points.

Eliot George


A violent man will die a violent death.

Eliot T.S.


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Eliot T.S.


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Eliot T.S.


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

Eliot T.Sessay


Time goes, you say? Ah no! Time stays, *we* go.

Elizabeth I


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Elliot


How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Ellis Havelock


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Ellis Havelock


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.

Ellis Nancy


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:

Ellison Harlan


All phone calls are obscene.

Ellison Harlan


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

Erlich Paul


You get what you pay for.

Fadiman Clifton


I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Fadiman Clifton


"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


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Fadiman Clifton


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

Faulkner William


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

Faulkner William


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Fee Elizabeth


Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Franklin B.


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

Franklin B.


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Franklin B.


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.

Franklin B.


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Franklin B.


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Franklin B.


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Franklin Ben


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Franklin Ben


If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Franklin Ben


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


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 Benjamin


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Franklin Benjamin


Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

Franklin Benjamin


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


Leave no stone unturned.

Franklin Benjamin


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.

G. Gordon Liddy's


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

Galilei Galileo


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

Garrison William Lloyd


So little time, so little to do.

Gibran Kahlil


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

Gibran Kahlil


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Gibran Kahlil


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.

Gilliam E.A.


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

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


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

Halsey Admiral William


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.

Hazlitt William


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Hellman Lillian


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

Heraclitus


[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.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


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.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


They can't stop us... we're on a mission from God!

Holmes Oliver Wendell


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

Huntingd Collis P.


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

James Clive


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

James William


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

James William


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Jim Starlin


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

Jim Starlin


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

John Lightfoot


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Joke The Killing


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

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Franklin P.


VI: A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. VII: Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base. VIII: The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade ari

Jones Franklin P.


I hate quotations.

Joplin Janis


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

Juliana Queen


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

Julius Caesar


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

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Kahlil Gibran


[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

Kipling Rudyard


It's always darkest just before the lights go out.

Kirk Lisa


There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Larsen Dalglish


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

LeBoutillier J.


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

LeoGrande William


"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

Leslie Stephen


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Leslie Stephen


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.'

Lester Julius


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.]

Li Woman's


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

Li Mark Twain


The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.

Lie Trygve


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

Liebling A.J.


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

Liebling A.J.


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Liepmann Hans


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Lieutenant Kermit Tyler


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Lilly John


It has been said [by Anatole France], "it is not by amusing oneself that one learns," and, in reply: "it is *____only* by amusing oneself that one can learn."

Lincoln A.


Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Lincoln Abraham


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

Lincoln Abraham


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

Lincoln Abraham


You don't have to think too hard when you talk to teachers.

Lincoln Abraham


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Lincoln Abraham


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Lincoln Abraham


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.

Lincoln Abraham


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Lincoln Abraham


A full belly makes a dull brain.

Lindbergh Charles


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

Ling James J.


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

Lippmann Walter


What an artist dies with me!

Lippmann Walter


Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

Little Mary Wilson


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Little Rich


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Machiavelli


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

Machiavelli Niccolo


Littering is dumb.

Man Little Big


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

Marcus Tullius Cicero


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Mari Clive James on


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

McCarthy Charlie


My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

McCarthy Charlie


Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

McCorkle Julia Norton


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Melvin Belli


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Miller. Olin


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

Moliere


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Morris William


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

Moss Stirling


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

North Lt. Col. Ollie


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

North Oliver


Too much of everything is just enough.

Novem The Realist


No evil can happen to a good man.

Oliver


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.

Oliver


Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Orton 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."

Palindromist The Mad


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Paul Tillich German


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Penn William


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Perlis Alan J.


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.

Philip Hale Boston


I hate dying.

Philips Emo


All is well that ends well.

Phillips Emo


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.

Phillips Utah


"If a camel flies, no one laughs if it doesn't get very far."

Player Willis


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Professor English


There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Publilius


... 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

Publius Ovidius Naso


There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Publius Terentius Afer


Getting into trouble is easy.

Publius Terentius Afer


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

Publius Terentius Afer


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Publius Terentius Afer


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Publius Vergilius Maro


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Publius Vergilius Maro


No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Publius Vergilius Maro


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

Publius Vergilius Maro


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

Pulitzer Joseph


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

Richard Little


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Rockwell George Lincoln


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

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


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

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


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.

Salinger J. D.


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

Sandra Gotlieb


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Schlafly Phyllis


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Serling Rod


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Shake William


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Shake William


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

Shake William


"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Shake William


When the sun shineth, make hay.

Shake William


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Shake William


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

Shake William


If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Shake William


Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Shake William


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Shake William


The optimum committee has no members.

Shake William


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

Shakes William


An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Shakes William


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Shakesp William


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.

Shakesp William


All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Shakesp William


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

Shakespear William


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.

Shakespear William


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Shakespear William


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Shakespeare William


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Shakespeare William


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Shakespeare William


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Shakespeare William


Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Shakespeare William


Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Shakespeare William


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Shakespeare William


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Shakespeare William


There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

Shakespeare William


Housework can kill you if done right.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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?

Shakespeare William


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Shakespeare William


Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Shakespeare William


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.

Shaw Pygmali


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Stalin Joseph


Nothing endures but change.

Stalin Joseph


We're only in it for the volume.

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


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

Stephen Leslie


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

Strachey Lionel


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Syrus Publilius


Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Syrus Publilius


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Syrus Publilius


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Syrus Publilius


Honesty's the best policy.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Syrus Publius


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.

T.S. Eliot


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Taylor Elizabeth


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

The Outer Limits


For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.

Tiselius Arne


If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

Titus Livius


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Tomlin Lily


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Tomlin Lily


The coast was clear.

Tomlin Lily


One good turn asketh another.

Tomlin Lily


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

Tomlin Lily


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Tomlin Lily


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Tomlin Lily


"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

Trillin Calvin


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

Trilling Lionel


Wagner Lichty &


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Walinsky Adam


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

War Oliver


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

Wellington The Duke of


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

Wellington Duke


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

Wells J. Wellington


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Wells J. Wellington


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?

Whalen Philip


Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

White William Allen


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

White William Allen


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Willard F. Libby


When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.

William


Real wealth can only increase.

William Gibson


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

William S. Paley


Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

William Shakespeare


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.

William Shakespeare


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

William Shakespeare


The world wants to be deceived.

Williams H.H.


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

Williams Robin


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

Williams Tennessee


If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Williams Robin


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

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Williamson Nicol


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Williamson Dr. Paul


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Willie Sutton


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

Yeats William Butler


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Yutang Lin


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

Zwart Elizabeth Clarkson


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

proverb Italian


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

proverb Polish





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