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The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Abigail Van Buren


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

About Edmond


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

About Edmond


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

About Edmond


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Abrams Gen. C.


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

Acheson Dean


Odets, where is thy sting?

Acton Lord


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

Acton Lord


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Adams D.


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Adams Franklin


A word to the wise is enough.

Adams Franklin


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Adams Franklin


Let your conscience be your guide.

Adams Henry


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Adams Henry Brook


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Adams John


What fools these mortals be.

Adams John Quincy


It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Adams Samuel


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

Adams Douglas


To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

AdamsHenry


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Ade George


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Adenauer Dr. Konrad


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Adenauer Konrad


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

Adler Alfred


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Adler Alfred


A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Adler Renata


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Adler Bill


A man's house is his castle.

Adler Bill


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Adler Bill


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Adler Bill


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Adolf Hitler


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Adolph Hitler


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Adolph Hitler


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Advanced R. Bach


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

Adventurer The


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Aeschylus


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Aeschylus


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Aeschylus


The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Aesop


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

Afer Terentius


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Agnew Spiro


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Agnew Spiro


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Aiken Howard


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Ajaye Franklyn


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Ajaye Franklyn


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Ajaye Franklyn


IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Al Capone


"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Al Capone


The optimum committee has no members.

Aldo Leopold


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Alexand


A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Alexand


God help those who do not help themselves.

Alexander Thea


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Alexander. N.


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.

Alexandre Arnoux


Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Alfieri


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Ali Muhammad


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

Alice Walker


Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

Alighieri Dante


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Alinsky Saul


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Alinsky Saul


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Alinsky Saul


I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Alito Noelie


Two heads are better than one.

Allan Virginia


I was in this prematurely air conditioned supermarket and there were all these aisles and there were these bathing caps you could buy that had these kind of Fourth of July plumes on them that were red and yellow and blue and I wasn't tempted to buy

Allen Fred


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

Allen Fred


May you live in uninteresting times.

Allen Fred


If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!

Allen Fred


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Allen Fred


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Allen Henry


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Allen Hubert


Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Allen Woody


If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Allen Woody


A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

Allen Woody


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Allen Woody


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Allen Woody


A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Allen Woody


All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Allen Woody


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Allen Woody


There is no fool to the old fool.

Allen Woody


A snake lurks in the grass.

Allen Woody


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

Allen Woody


... 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

Allen Woody


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

Allen Woody


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Allen Woody


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Allen Smith


Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Allen Woody


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

Allen Woody


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.

Allen Woody


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Alo Vincent


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Alphonse Karr


Honesty's the best policy.

Alsop Joseph


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Altgeld John


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

Altman Robert


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Ambrose St.


The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Ambrose Bierce


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Ambrose Bierce


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

Ambrose Bierce


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Ambrose Bierce


Several years ago, some smart businessmen had an idea: Why not build a big store where a do-it-yourselfer could get everything he needed at reasonable prices? Then they decided, nah, the hell with that, let's build a home center. And before long ho

Ambrose Bierce


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Ambrose Bierce


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Anacreon


Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Anastasia Albert


God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Anderson Laurie


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Anderson Laurie


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

Anderson Laurie


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Andre Maurois


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Anne Frank


Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Anouilh Jean


Men are superior to women.

Anouilh Jean


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

Anthony Piers


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Anthony Susan B.


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

Antoinette Marie


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.

Appleby Sir Humphrey


When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Arendt Hannah


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Aristophanes


As well look for a needle in a bottle of hay.

Aristophanes


Events are not affected, they develop.

Aristophanes


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Aristotle


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Aristotle


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Aristotle


Imagine what we can imagine!

Aristotle


"I only touch base with reality on an as-needed basis!"

Aristotle


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Aristotle


I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

Aristotle


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Aristotle


Arlen Michael


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

Armour Richard


... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Armstrong Louis


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Arthur Naiman


We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Arthur Naiman


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

Arthur Naiman


The superfluous is very necessary.

Arthur Sullivan


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Ashley-Pitt Alan


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Ashley-Pitt Alan


There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Asimov Isaac


An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director f

Asimov Isaac


One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Aspin Les D.


Man is the measure of all things.

Asterix Adventures of


Home is where the hurt is.

Attorney General William


There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Atwood Margaret


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Auden W.H.


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Augustine


The world wants to be deceived.

Augustine Norman


Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Augustine Norman


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Augustine Norman


Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Augustine Norman


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

Augustine Norman


No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Augustine Norman


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

Augustine Norman


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Augustine Saint


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Augustine St.


The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Augustine St.


The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

Augustine St.


You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Augustine St.


The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Aurelius Marcus


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Aurelius Sextus


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.

Aurobindo Sri


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

Aurobindo Sri


We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Austen J.


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Avery


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Ayres C.E.





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