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Set the cart before the horse.

Shakespeare


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Shakespeare


I didn't believe in reincarnation in any of my other lives. I don't see why I should have to believe in it in this one.

Shakespeare


Knowledge is power.

Shakespeare


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Shakespeare


"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Shakespeare


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Shakespeare William


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Shakespeare Wm.


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Shakespeare Wm.


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

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.

Shakespeare


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Shakespeare


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Shakespeare


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Shakespeare


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


If God is One, what is bad?

Shakespeare


When in doubt, use brute force.

Shakespeare


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Shakespeare


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Shakespeare


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Shakespeare


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Shakespeare


Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Shakespeare


Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Shakespeare William


All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

Shakespeare William


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Shakespeare William


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Shakespeare William


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Shakespeare William


A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Shakespeare William


The man who runs may fight again.

Shakespeare William


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Shakespeare William


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Shakespeare William


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Shakespeare William


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Shakespeare William


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Shakespeare William


Man is the measure of all things.

Shakespeare William


"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

Shakespeare William


Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Shakespeare William


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Shakespeare William


Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

Shakespeare William


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Shakespeare Wm.


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

William Shakespeare


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

William Shakespeare


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

William Shakespeare


We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

William Shakespeare


By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

William Shakespeare





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