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I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Shakespear


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.

Shakespear William


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Shakespear William


The naked truth of it is, I have no shirt.

Shakespear William


Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


"You little (such a one who, while wearing a copper nose ring, stands in a footbath atop Mount Raruaruaha during a heavy thunderstorm and shouts that Alohura, Goddess of Lightning, has the facial features of a diseased uloruaha root)!"

Shakespeare


Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Shakespeare


Events are not affected, they develop.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Shakespeare


I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Shakespeare


Turn the other cheek.

Shakespeare


The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Shakespeare


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Shakespeare


"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."

Shakespeare


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Shakespeare


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Shakespeare


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Shakespeare


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Shakespeare


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


The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.

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


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

Shakespeare William


A full belly makes a dull brain.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Shakespeare William


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.

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


What kind of sordid business are you on now? I mean, man, whither goest thou? Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?

Shakespeare William


In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Shakespeare William


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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


I think we're in trouble.

Shakespeare William


I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. I shall fall, Like a bright exhalation in the evening And no man see me more.

Shakespeare Wm.


A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!

William Shakespeare


Delores breezed along the surface of her life like a flat stone forever skipping along smooth water, rippling reality sporadically but oblivious to it consistently, until she finally lost momentum, sank, and due to an overdose of flouride as a child

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

William Shakespeare


Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.

William Shakespeare





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