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I do not patronize poor, ill educated, or disenfranchised people by exempting them from the same critical examination I feel free to direct toward the rest of society, however much I might champion the same minority or disadvantaged group in the foru

Attorney General William


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

Blake William


The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Blake William


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

Blake William


Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.

Blake William


"In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point."

Blake William


But you shall not escape my iambics.

Buckley William F.


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Buckley William F.


While there's life, there's hope.

Burroughs William


It is now 10 p.m. Do you know where Henry Kissinger is?

Burroughs William S.


"And Bezel saideth unto Sham: `Sham,' he saideth, `Thou shalt goest unto the town of Begorrah, and there thou shalt fetcheth unto thine bosom 35 talents, and also shalt thou fetcheth a like number of cubits, provideth that they are nice and fresh.'"

Channing William Ellery


"Listen to what I say, not what I mean. I mean ...."

Clarence Darrow to William


Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.

Faulkner William


Vote early and vote often.

Faulkner William


The coast was clear.

Garrison William Lloyd


"You boys lookin' for trouble?" "Sure. Whaddya got?"

Halsey Admiral William


I've got Hubert's pecker in my pocket.

Hazlitt William


Zero Mostel: That's it baby! When you got it, flaunt it! Flaunt it!

Hodder-Williams Christopher


The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

James William


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

James William


Consider well the proportions of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.

LeoGrande William


Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Morris William


You don't have to be nice to people on the way up if you're not planning on coming back down.

Orton William


Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.

Penn William


The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, cr

Shake William


Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important.

Shake William


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Shake William


We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

Shake William


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Shake William


The problem with me is that I am fifty or one hundred years ahead of my time. My speed is very fast. Some ministers have had to drop out of my government because they could not keep up.

Shake William


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Shake William


The clergy successfully preached the doctrines of patience and pusillanimity; the active virtues of society were discouraged; and the last remains of a military spirit were buried in the cloister: a large portion of public and private wealth was cons

Shake William


One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.

Shake William


A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

Shake William


No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it.

Shake William


The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.

Shakes William


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

Shakes William


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Shakesp William


The man who has never been flogged has never been taught.

Shakesp William


Liberals are the first to dump you if you con them or get into trouble. Conservatives are better. They never run out on you.

Shakesp William


Something better... 13 (sympathetic): Oh, What happened? Did your parents lose a bet with God? 14 (complimentary): You must love the little birdies to give them this to perch on. 15 (scientific): Say, does that thing there influence the tides?

Shakespear 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.

Shakespear William


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Shakespear William


In my end is my beginning.

Shakespear William


Gay shlafen: Yiddish for "go to sleep". Now doesn't "gay shlafen" have a softer, more soothing sound than the harsh, staccato "go to sleep"? Listen to the difference: "Go to sleep, you little wretch!" ... "Gay shlafen, darling." Obvious, isn't

Shakespear William


Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Shakespeare William


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Shakespeare William


VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Shakespeare William


Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Shakespeare William


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Shakespeare William


Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Shakespeare William


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Shakespeare William


Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason.

Shakespeare William


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 William


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

Shakespeare William


What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

Shakespeare William


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Shakespeare William


Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday.

Shakespeare William


The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

Shakespeare William


Look, we trade every day out there with hustlers, deal-makers, shysters, con-men. That's the way businesses get started. That's the way this country was built.

Shakespeare William


The better the state is established, the fainter is humanity. To make the individual uncomfortable, that is my task.

Shakespeare William


Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.

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


The question is, why are politicians so eager to be president? What is it about the job that makes it worth revealing, on national television, that you have the ethical standards of a slime-coated piece of industrial waste?

White William Allen


If built in great numbers, motels will be used for nothing but illegal purposes.

White William Allen


The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

William


It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.

William Gibson


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

William S. Paley


There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

William Shakespeare


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

William Shakespeare


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

William Shakespeare


What good is it if you talk in flowers, and they think in pastry?

William Shakespeare


As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

William Shakespeare


Indomitable in retreat; invincible in advance; insufferable in victory.

Williams H.H.


Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the men are strong, the women are pretty, and the children are above-average.

Williams Robin


In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination.

Williams Tennessee


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

Williams Robin


"I don't care who does the electing as long as I get to do the nominating."

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


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

Williamson Nicol


You know you are getting old when you think you should drive the speed limit.

Williamson Dr. Paul


If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Yeats William Butler





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