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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

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

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

About Edmond

So little time, so little to do.

About Edmond

We're all in this alone.

Abrams Gen. C.

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Acheson Dean

Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Acton Lord

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

Acton Lord

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Adams D.

If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Adams Franklin

The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

Adams Franklin

What fools these mortals be.

Adams Franklin

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

Adams Henry

In my end is my beginning.

Adams Henry Brook

One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Adams John

There is no fool to the old fool.

Adams John Quincy

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

Adams Samuel

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Adams Douglas

A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]


God is Dead.

Ade George

A full belly makes a dull brain.

Adenauer Dr. Konrad

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

Adenauer Konrad

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Adler Alfred

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

Adler Alfred

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Adler Renata

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

Adler Bill

Events are not affected, they develop.

Adler Bill

I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Adler Bill

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Adler Bill

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

Adolf Hitler

I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

Adolph Hitler

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Adolph Hitler

Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Advanced R. Bach

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Adventurer The

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.


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


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.


What!? Me worry?


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

Afer Terentius

Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Agnew Spiro

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

Agnew Spiro

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Aiken Howard

Necessity has no law.

Ajaye Franklyn

Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Ajaye Franklyn

A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Ajaye Franklyn

L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Al Capone

If there is no wind, row.

Al Capone

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

Aldo Leopold

A place for everything and everything in its place.


Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]


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

Alexander Thea

Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Alexander. N.

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

Alexandre Arnoux

Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.


"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

Ali Muhammad

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

Alice Walker

Leave no stone unturned.

Alighieri Dante

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.

Alinsky Saul

Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Alinsky Saul

Let your conscience be your guide.

Alinsky Saul

I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Alito Noelie

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

Allan Virginia

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Allen Fred

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

Allen Fred

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Allen Fred

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.

Allen Fred

The world wants to be deceived.

Allen Fred

It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Allen Henry

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

Allen Hubert

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

Allen Woody

In breeding cattle you need one bull for every twenty-five cows, unless the cows are known sluts.

Allen Woody

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Allen Woody

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Allen Woody

Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Allen Woody

What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Allen Woody

He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Allen Woody

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

Allen Woody

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Allen Woody

A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Allen Woody

The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Allen Woody

Set the cart before the horse.

Allen Woody

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Allen Woody

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Allen Woody

Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Allen Smith

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

Allen Woody

He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Allen Woody

Go away, I'm all right.

Allen Woody

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

Alo Vincent

Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Alphonse Karr

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Alsop Joseph

A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Altgeld John

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Altman Robert

Innovation is hard to schedule.

Ambrose St.

It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

Ambrose Bierce

"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

Ambrose Bierce

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.

Ambrose Bierce

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Ambrose Bierce

Well begun is half done.

Ambrose Bierce

Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Ambrose Bierce

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.


Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Anastasia Albert

The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Anderson Laurie

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

Anderson Laurie

Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Anderson Laurie

Why be a man when you can be a success?

Andre Maurois

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Anne Frank

Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Anouilh Jean

Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Anouilh Jean

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

Anthony Piers

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Anthony Susan B.

I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Antoinette Marie

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

Appleby Sir Humphrey

"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Arendt Hannah

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


Men will fuck mud.


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.


Mum's the word.


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.


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


The future not being born, my friend, we will abstain from baptizing it.


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


Never buy from a rich salesman.


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Arlen Michael

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.

Armour Richard

All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Armstrong Louis

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

Arthur Naiman

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Arthur Naiman

Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Arthur Naiman

Beggars should be no choosers.

Arthur Sullivan

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

Ashley-Pitt Alan

I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Ashley-Pitt Alan

The major sin is the sin of being born.

Asimov Isaac

The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Asimov Isaac

If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Aspin Les D.

In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Asterix Adventures of

We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Attorney General William

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

Atwood Margaret

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

Auden W.H.

The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Augustine Norman

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Augustine Norman

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Augustine Norman

If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Augustine Norman

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Augustine Norman

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Augustine Norman

If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Augustine Norman

To do two things at once is to do neither.

Augustine Saint

You can never do just one thing.

Augustine St.

"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Augustine St.

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

Augustine St.

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.

Augustine St.

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Aurelius Marcus

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

Aurelius Sextus

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.

Aurobindo Sri

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

Aurobindo Sri

A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Austen J.

God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.


A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Ayres C.E.

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