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After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Attorney General William


Too much of everything is just enough.

Blake William


... 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.

Blake William


It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Blake William


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Blake William


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Blake William


You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

Buckley William F.


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Buckley William F.


It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Burroughs William


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Burroughs William S.


You see, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to

Channing William Ellery


At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Clarence Darrow to William


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Faulkner William


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Faulkner William


The best you get is an even break.

Garrison William Lloyd


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Halsey Admiral William


A word to the wise is enough.

Hazlitt William


Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

Hodder-Williams Christopher


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

James William


The Worst Musical Trio There are few bad musicians who have a chance to give a recital at a famous concert hall while still learning the rudiments of their instrument. This happened about thirty years ago to the son of a Rumanian gentleman who was

James William


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

LeoGrande William


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Morris William


"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Orton William


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Penn William


Hotels are tired of getting ripped off. I checked into a hotel and they had towels from my house.

Shake William


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Shake William


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Shake William


An actor's a guy who if you ain't talkin' about him, ain't listening.

Shake William


No good deed goes unpunished.

Shake William


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Shake William


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Shake William


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Shake William


For years a secret shame destroyed my peace

Shake William


Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

Shake William


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Shake William


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Shakes William


In every country and every age, the priest has been hostile to Liberty.

Shakes William


O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


A drama critic is a person who surprises a playwright by informing him what he meant.

Shakesp William


Your wig steers the gig.

Shakespear William


You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Shakespear William


The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Shakespear William


Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Shakespear William


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Shakespear William


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

Shakespeare William


"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Shakespeare William


When alerted to an intrusion by tinkling glass or otherwise, 1) Calm yourself 2) Identify the intruder 3) If hostile, kill him. Step number 3 is of particular importance. If you leave the guy alive out of misguided softheartedness, he will repay y

Shakespeare William


We're only in it for the volume.

Shakespeare William


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Shakespeare William


No group of professionals meets except to conspire against the public at large.

Shakespeare William


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Shakespeare William


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Shakespeare William


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Shakespeare William


Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Shakespeare William


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 William


But if you wish at once to do nothing and to be respectable nowdays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Shakespeare William


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Shakespeare William


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Shakespeare William


The only promotion rules I can think of are that a sense of shame is to be avoided at all costs and there is never any reason for a hustler to be less cunning than more virtuous men. Oh yes ... whenever you think you've got something really great, a

Shakespeare William


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

Shakespeare William


Si Dieu n'existait pas, il faudrait l'inventer. [If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.]

White William Allen


"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

White William Allen


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

William


The ultimate game show will be the one where somebody gets killed at the end.

William Gibson


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

William S. Paley


I dote on his very absence.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


You can observe a lot just by watching.

William Shakespeare


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

William Shakespeare


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

William Shakespeare


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Williams H.H.


Let your conscience be your guide.

Williams Robin


Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Williams Tennessee


Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

Williams Robin


The Bible is not my Book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Williamson Nicol


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,

Williamson Dr. Paul


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Yeats William Butler





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