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

Shakespear


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

Shakespear William


The Least Perceptive Literary Critic The most important critic in our field of study is Lord Halifax. A most individual judge of poetry, he once invited Alexander Pope round to give a public reading of his latest poem. Pope, the leading poet of h

Shakespear William


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Shakespear William


The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and

Shakespear William


If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Shakespear William


Recently deceased blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan "comes to" after his death. He sees Jimi Hendrix sitting next to him, tuning his guitar. "Holy cow," he thinks to himself, "this guy is my idol." Over at the microphone, about to sing, are Jim Mo

Shakespeare


He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Shakespeare


I think the world is run by C students.

Shakespeare


If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Shakespeare


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Shakespeare


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Shakespeare


To have died once is enough.

Shakespeare William


An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare Wm.


Grub first, then ethics.

Shakespeare


Life is a concentration camp. You're stuck here and there's no way out and you can only rage impotently against your persecutors.

Shakespeare


Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


No-one would remember the Good Samaritan if he had only had good intentions. He had money as well.

Shakespeare


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Shakespeare


... so long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrranize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sl

Shakespeare


"Plaese porrf raed."

Shakespeare


The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.

Shakespeare


While there's life, there's hope.

Shakespeare


Well, don't worry about it... It's nothing.

Shakespeare


You mentioned your name as if I should recognize it, but beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a freemason, and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you.

Shakespeare


C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la guerre! [It is magnificent, but it is not war]

Shakespeare


A morgue is a morgue is a morgue. They can paint the walls with aggressively cheerful primary colors and splashy bold graphics, but it's still a holding place for the dead until they can be parted out to organ banks. Not that I would have cared nor

Shakespeare


If the American dream is for Americans only, it will remain our dream and never be our destiny.

Shakespeare William


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Shakespeare William


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Shakespeare William


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Shakespeare William


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Shakespeare William


One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

Shakespeare William


Lay off the muses, it's a very tough dollar.

Shakespeare William


If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.

Shakespeare William


On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.

Shakespeare William


We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities.

Shakespeare William


The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.

Shakespeare William


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Shakespeare William


Every why hath a wherefore.

Shakespeare William


God helps them that help themselves.

Shakespeare Wm.


Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

William Shakespeare


"It says he made us all to be just like him. So if we're dumb, then god is dumb, and maybe even a little ugly on the side."

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who hadn't heard the scream at all, but not c

William Shakespeare


I shot an arrow in to the air, and it stuck.

William Shakespeare





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