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Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Shakespeare


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Shakespeare


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Shakespeare


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

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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.

Shakespeare


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

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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


The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.

Shakespeare Wm.


There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Shakespeare Wm.


"A Mormon is a man that has the bad taste and the religion to do what a good many other people are restrained from doing by conscientious scruples and the police."

Shakespeare


If atheism is to be used to express the state of mind in which God is identified with the unknowable, and theology is pronounced to be a collection of meaningless words about unintelligible chimeras, then I have no doubt, and I think few people doubt

Shakespeare


Carol's head ached as she trailed behind the unsmiling Calibrees along the block of booths. She chirruped at Kennicott, "Let's be wild! Let's ride on the merry-go-round and grab a gold ring!" Kennicott considered it, and mumbled to Calibree, "Thin

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I owe the public nothing.

Shakespeare


The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.

Shakespeare


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Shakespeare


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Shakespeare


The control of the production of wealth is the control of human life itself.

Shakespeare


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Shakespeare


Don't get mad, get even.

Shakespeare


[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Shakespeare


When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

Shakespeare


My experience with government is when things are non-controversial, beautifully co-ordinated and all the rest, it must be that not much is going on.

Shakespeare


To be patriotic, hate all nations but your own; to be religious, all sects but your own; to be moral, all pretenses but your own.

Shakespeare


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Shakespeare William


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Shakespeare William


Don't be humble ... you're not that great.

Shakespeare William


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Shakespeare William


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Shakespeare William


If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

Shakespeare William


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Shakespeare William


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Shakespeare William


To have died once is enough.

Shakespeare William


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Shakespeare William


Such evil deeds could religion prompt.

Shakespeare William


Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Shakespeare William


One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.

Shakespeare William


... 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

Shakespeare William


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Shakespeare William


By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.

Shakespeare Wm.


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

William Shakespeare


The Priest's grey nimbus in a niche where he dressed discreetly. I will not sleep here tonight. Home also I cannot go. A voice, sweetened and sustained, called to him from the sea. Turning the curve he waved his hand. A sleek brown head, a seal's,

William Shakespeare


The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

William 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."

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare





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