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You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Aeschylus


In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy.

Aeschylus


To think contrary to one's era is heroism. But to speak against it is madness.

Aeschylus


Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Catflap Filthy Rich and


America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Edward A. Murphy


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Fuldheim Dorothy


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

Galsworthy John


I accept chaos. I am not sure whether it accepts me. I know some people are terrified of the bomb. But then some people are terrified to be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.

Hepbur Dorothy Parker


Better late than never.

McCarthy Charlie


It is either through the influence of narcotic potions, of which all primitive peoples and races speak in hymns, or through the powerful approach of spring, penetrating with joy all of nature, that those Dionysian stirrings arise, which in their int

McCarthy Charlie


I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

McCarthy Eugene


Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

McCarthy Eugene


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Neophyte


Your chances of getting hit by lightning go up if you stand under a tree, shake your fist at the sky, and say, "Storms suck!"

Parker Dorothy


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Parker Dorothy


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Parker Dorothy


No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so fo

Parker Dorothy


It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Parker Dorothy


I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.

Parker Dorothy


Your wig steers the gig.

Parker Dorthy


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

Physicist John von Neumann


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Schlafly Phyllis


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

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