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Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Abigail Van Buren

It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

About Edmond

With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

About Edmond

Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

About Edmond

If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Abrams Gen. C.

The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Acheson Dean

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

Acton Lord

"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Acton Lord

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Adams D.

I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Adams Franklin

Honesty's the best policy.

Adams Franklin

You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Adams Franklin

It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Adams Henry

[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

Adams Henry Brook

The two most beautiful words in the English language are "Cheque Enclosed."

Adams John

We're all in this alone.

Adams John Quincy

The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Adams Samuel

The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Adams Douglas

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Ade George

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Adenauer Dr. Konrad

Home is where the hurt is.

Adenauer Konrad

No evil can happen to a good man.

Adler Alfred

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

Adler Alfred

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Adler Renata

Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Adler Bill

When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Adler Bill

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Adler Bill

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Adler Bill

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Adolf Hitler

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

Adolph Hitler

If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Adolph Hitler

There is always something new out of Africa.

Advanced R. Bach

An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Adventurer The

Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.


Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.


Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.


It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Afer Terentius

Love the sea? I dote upon it

Agnew Spiro

No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Agnew Spiro

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Aiken Howard

Well begun is half done.

Ajaye Franklyn

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

Ajaye Franklyn

Beggars should be no choosers.

Ajaye Franklyn

Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Al Capone

"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

Al Capone

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

Aldo Leopold

Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.


Haste makes waste.


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Alexander Thea

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

Alexander. N.

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

Alexandre Arnoux

It is bad luck to be superstitious.


[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.

Ali Muhammad

Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Alice Walker

Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Alighieri Dante

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest r

Alinsky Saul

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

Alinsky Saul

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

Alinsky Saul

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Alito Noelie

The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Allan Virginia

Men are superior to women.

Allen Fred

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Allen Fred

If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Allen Fred

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Allen Fred

I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

Allen Fred

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Allen Henry

Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Allen Hubert

A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Allen Woody

General notions are generally wrong.

Allen Woody

... "fire" does not matter, "earth" and "air" and "water" do not matter. "I" do not matter. No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words. The more words he remembers, the cleverer do his fellows esteem him. He looks upon the great

Allen Woody

What one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

Allen Woody

"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Allen Woody

What!? Me worry?

Allen Woody

After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Allen Woody

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Allen Woody

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

Allen Woody

Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Allen Woody

Any stone in your boot always migrates against the pressure gradient to exactly the point of most pressure.

Allen Woody

He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Allen Woody

Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Allen Woody

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Allen Woody

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

Allen Smith

Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Allen Woody

There's no such thing as an original sin.

Allen Woody

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

Allen Woody

You don't have to think too hard when you talk to teachers.

Alo Vincent

The world wants to be deceived.

Alphonse Karr

Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Alsop Joseph

He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Altgeld John

You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Altman Robert

Man is the measure of all things.

Ambrose St.

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Ambrose Bierce

... 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

Ambrose Bierce

"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Ambrose Bierce

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Ambrose Bierce

XI: If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off. XII: I

Ambrose Bierce

The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.


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.

Anastasia Albert

It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Anderson Laurie

I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Anderson Laurie

Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Anderson Laurie

After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Andre Maurois

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Anne Frank

Mum's the word.

Anouilh Jean

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Anouilh Jean

Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Anthony Piers

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.

Anthony Susan B.

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.

Antoinette Marie

I hate quotations.

Appleby Sir Humphrey

An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Arendt Hannah

Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.


A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.


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


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


If while you are in school, there is a shortage of qualified personnel in a particular field, then by the time you graduate with the necessary qualifications, that field's employment market is glutted.


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.


Better late than never.


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.


We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they remain fixed, then with good laws that are constantly being altered, that the lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than the kind of cleverness th

Arlen Michael

Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Armour Richard

Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Armstrong Louis

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Arthur Naiman

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Arthur Naiman

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

Arthur Naiman

To add insult to injury.

Arthur Sullivan

I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Ashley-Pitt Alan

We are governed not by armies and police but by ideas.

Ashley-Pitt Alan

To teach is to learn twice.

Asimov Isaac

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.

Asimov Isaac

Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Aspin Les D.

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Asterix Adventures of

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Attorney General William

There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Atwood Margaret

Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Auden W.H.

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.


Another day, another dollar.

Augustine Norman

If you catch a man, throw him back.

Augustine Norman

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Augustine Norman

Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Augustine Norman

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Augustine Norman

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Augustine Norman

No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Augustine Norman

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Augustine Saint

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.

Augustine St.

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

Augustine St.

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Augustine St.

XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

Augustine St.

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Aurelius Marcus

Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Aurelius Sextus

Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Aurobindo Sri

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.

Aurobindo Sri

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

Austen J.

A snake lurks in the grass.


Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Ayres C.E.

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