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It is enough to make one sympathize with a tyrant for the determination of his courtiers to deceive him for their own personal ends...

Shake William


Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Shake William


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

Shake William


What is involved in such [close] relationships is a form of emotional chemistry, so far unexplained by any school of psychiatry I am aware of, that conditions nothing so simple as a choice between the poles of attraction and repulsion. You can meet

Shake William


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Shake William


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."

Shake William


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

Shake William


The reason we need the MX missile system is that the missiles we currently have in the ground are the Minuteman model, which is very old. The Defense Department can't even remember where half of them are. Insects have built nests in them. People hav

Shake William


Littering is dumb.

Shake William


I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half.

Shakes William


How can you govern a nation which has 246 kinds of cheese?

Shakes William


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

Shakesp William


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.

Shakesp William


Public use of any portable music system is a virtually guaranteed indicator of sociopathic tendencies.

Shakesp William


Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.

Shakespear William


I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called "brightness", but it doesn't seem to work.

Shakespear William


I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Shakespear William


I knew her before she was a virgin.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


"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."

Shakespeare William


The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.

Shakespeare William


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Shakespeare William


Odets, where is thy sting?

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


There is an old time toast which is golden for its beauty. "When you ascend the hill of prosperity may you not meet a friend."

Shakespeare William


Patch griefs with proverbs.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


It seems appropriate to me that Mapplethorpe's perverse images should be situated so close to Congress, which perpetuates a number of unnatural acts upon the body politic every day, without benefit of artificial lubrication or foreplay.

Shakespeare William


[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Shakespeare William


When I hear a man applauded by the mob I always feel a pang of pity for him. All he has to do to be hissed is to live long enough.

Shakespeare William


of the time.

Shakespeare 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

Shakespeare William


The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible.

William Shakespeare


Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.

William Shakespeare


To defend the Saigon regime is not worth one more human life.

William Shakespeare


The broad mass of a nation... will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.

William Shakespeare


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.

William Shakespeare





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