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Robert Kennedy's 1964 Senatorial campaign planners told him that their intention was to present him to the television viewers as a sincere, generous person. "You going to use a double?" asked Kennedy. Thumbing through a promotional pamphlet prep

Shakespear


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Shakespear William


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Shakespear William


To think contrary to one's era is heroism. But to speak against it is madness.

Shakespear William


Men will fuck mud.

Shakespear William


The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Shakespear William


Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.

Shakespeare


Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Shakespeare


"I don't care who does the electing as long as I get to do the nominating."

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


[The members of the Chamberlain government] are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, all-powerful for impotency.

Shakespeare


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Shakespeare


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Shakespeare William


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Shakespeare Wm.


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare


America is a stronger nation for the ACLU's uncompromising effort.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Genius is pain.

Shakespeare


We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

Shakespeare


Justice is incidental to law and order.

Shakespeare


So many men, so many opinions; every one his own way.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Shakespeare


"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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


"I understand this is your first dead client," Sabian was saying. The absurdity of the statement made me want to laugh but they don't call me Deadpan Allie and lie.

Shakespeare William


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Shakespeare William


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Shakespeare William


The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.

Shakespeare William


[Sir Stafford Cripps] has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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,

Shakespeare William


Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace.

Shakespeare William


Too much of everything is just enough.

Shakespeare William


With a gentleman I try to be a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.

Shakespeare William


For 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 the Nazis had television with satellite technology, we'd all be goose-stepping. Americans are just as suggestible.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

William Shakespeare


Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim. I don't enjoy the sky or sea as much as I used

William Shakespeare


You can't start worrying about what's going to happen. You get spastic enough worrying about what's happening now.

William Shakespeare


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.

William Shakespeare


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.

William Shakespeare





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