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

Shake William


He didn't run for reelection. "Politics brings you into contact with all the people you'd give anything to avoid," he said. "I'm staying home."

Shake William


The clergy successfully preached the doctrines of patience and pusillanimity; the active virtues of society were discouraged; and the last remains of a military spirit were buried in the cloister: a large portion of public and private wealth was cons

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


They use different words for things in America. For instance they say elevator and we say lift. They say drapes and we say curtains. They say president and we say brain damaged git.

Shake William


A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins itself, and that is

Shake William


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

Shake William


... difference of opinion is advantagious in religion. The several sects perform the office of a common censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity,

Shake William


A drama critic is a person who surprises a playwright by informing him what he meant.

Shake William


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Shake William


Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.

Shakes William


"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

Shakes William


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Shakesp William


Talkers are no good doers.

Shakespear William


We're all in this alone.

Shakespear William


Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Shakespear William


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Shakespear William


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespeare 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

Shakespeare William


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Shakespeare William


The man who runs may fight again.

Shakespeare William


A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Shakespeare William


"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

Shakespeare William


Genius is pain.

Shakespeare William


I do not patronize poor, ill educated, or disenfranchised people by exempting them from the same critical examination I feel free to direct toward the rest of society, however much I might champion the same minority or disadvantaged group in the foru

Shakespeare William


The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


That's where the money was.

Shakespeare William


God is Dead.

Shakespeare William


Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.

Shakespeare William


Politics makes strange bedfellows, and journalism makes strange politics.

Shakespeare William


The only excuse for God is that he doesn't exist.

Shakespeare William


How apt the poor are to be proud.

Shakespeare William


He is now rising from affluence to poverty.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

William Shakespeare


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

William Shakespeare


"Well, if you can't believe what you read in a comic book, what *___can* you believe?!"

William Shakespeare


"My country, right or wrong" is a thing that no patriot would think of saying, except in a desperate case. It is like saying "My mother, drunk or sober."

William Shakespeare


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

William Shakespeare





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