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We're all in this alone.

Shakespeare


There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Shakespeare


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


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Shakespeare


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Shakespeare


The superfluous is very necessary.

Shakespeare


When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Shakespeare William


Television is now so desperately hungry for material that it is scraping the top of the barrel.

Shakespeare Wm.


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Shakespeare Wm.


I had another dream the other day about music critics. They were small and rodent-like with padlocked ears, as if they had stepped out of a painting by Goya.

Shakespeare


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Shakespeare


It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Shakespeare


To know Edina is to reject it.

Shakespeare


"What's this? Trix? Aunt! Trix? You? You're after the prize! What is it?" He picked up the box and studied the back. "A glow-in-the-dark squid! Have you got it out of there yet?" He tilted the box, angling the little colored balls of cereal

Shakespeare


The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Shakespeare


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Shakespeare


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Shakespeare


What an artist dies with me!

Shakespeare


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Shakespeare


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Shakespeare William


"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Shakespeare William


So so is good, very good, very excellent good: and yet it is not; it is but so so.

Shakespeare William


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Shakespeare William


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Shakespeare William


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Shakespeare William


Some people say a front-engine car handles best. Some people say a rear-engine car handles best. I say a rented car handles best.

Shakespeare William


I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Shakespeare William


Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Shakespeare William


"Rembrandt's first name was Beauregard, which is why he never used it."

Shakespeare William


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Shakespeare William


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Shakespeare William


The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.

Shakespeare William


I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Shakespeare William


University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Shakespeare William


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Shakespeare William


When in doubt, use brute force.

Shakespeare William


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Shakespeare Wm.


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

William Shakespeare


It's odd, and a little unsettling, to reflect upon the fact that English is the only major language in which "I" is capitalized; in many other languages "You" is capitalized and the "i" is lower case.

William Shakespeare


I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

William Shakespeare





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