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Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

B Marion Zimmer


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

Ba Dave


Another day, another dollar.

Baber R.E.


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

Babson Roger


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

Bacall Lauren


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

Bach J.S.


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets truth.

Bach Richard


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

Bacharach Burt


If we see the light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of an oncoming train.

Bacon Francis


A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Bacon Francis


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Bacon Francis


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Bacon Francis


To add insult to injury.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Bailey P.J.


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.

Baja Dan Jenkins


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

Baker Russell


He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Baker Russell


Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Baker Russell


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

Baker Russell


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.

Baldwin James


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.

Baldwin Stanley


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Balfour


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Balfour Arthur


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Balliett Whitney


When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Ballou Hosea


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Balzac


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Balzac Honor'e de


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

Bandits Time


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Bankhead Tallulah


... 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.

Banks Russell


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Banzai Buckaroo


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Barber Milt


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Baretta


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Barf Biff


What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free meandering brook.

Barker Clive


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.

Barrie J.M.


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Barris Chuck


I will make you shorter by the head.

Barry Dave


... 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

Barry Dave


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Barry Dave


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Necessity has no law.

Barry Dave


The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Barry Dave


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Barry Dave


Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Barry Dave


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Barry Dave


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Barry Dave


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Barry Dave


"Well," Brahma said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser, but an intelligent man requires only two thousand five hundred."

Barry Dave


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Barry Dave


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Barry Dave


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Barry Dave


The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Barry Dave


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Barry Dave


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Barry Dave


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

Barry Dave


Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Barry Dave


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Barry Dave


Men are superior to women.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

Barry Dave


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Barry Dave


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Barry Dave


I owe the public nothing.

Barry Dave


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Barry Dave


Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Well begun is half done.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Barry Dave


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Barry Dave


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Barry Dave


Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

Barry Dave


May you live in uninteresting times.

Barry Dave


I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Barry Dave


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Barry Dave


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Imagine what we can imagine!

Barry Dave


A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Barry Dave


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Baruch B.


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.

Battie Bill


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Baudelaire Charles


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Beal Louise


Men's skin is different from women's skin. It is usually bigger, and it has more snakes tattooed on it. Also, if you examine a woman's skin very closely, inch by inch, starting at her shapely ankles, then gently tracing the slender curve of her cal

Bear Greg


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Beard Charles A.


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

Beard Peter


Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Beaton Cecil


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Beatty Paul


Briefly stated, the findings are that when presented with an array of data or a sequence of events in which they are instructed to discover an underlying order, subjects show strong tendencies to perceive order and causality in random arrays, to perc

Beauvoir Simone de


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Beck Bob


Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Becke Samuel


The first rule of all intelligent tinkering is to keep all the parts.

Beckett


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

Beckett Samuel


A witty saying proves nothing.

Beckett Samuel


None love the bearer of bad news.

Beckett Samuel


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

Beckman Roman


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Beeblebrox Zaphod


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

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward


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

Beer Stafford


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Behan Brendan


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Behan Brendan


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

Behan Brendan


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Behan Brendan


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Belloc Hilaire


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Bellow Saul


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

Ben Franklin


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

Benares Camden


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

Benares Camden


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.

Benchley Robert


"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."

Benchley Robert


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Benchley Robert


The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Benchley Robert


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

Benjami


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

Benjamin A.


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Bennett Alan


[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

Bennett Arnold


Language is a virus from another planet.

Bennett D.


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

Bennett James Gordon


... 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

Bennett W.C.


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Bennett W.C.


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.

Bergen Candice


It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Berle Milton


It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Berlioz Hector


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

Berman Edgar


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

Bernanos Georges


Beggars should be no choosers.

Berner Jeff


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Berquier Edouard


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Berra Yogi


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

Berra Yogi


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

Berryman John


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Biel Gabriel


I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.

Bierce Ambrose


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Bierce Ambrose


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Bierce Ambrose


Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.

Bierce Ambrose


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,

Bierce Ambrose


We are what we pretend to be.

Bierce Ambrose


The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Bierce Ambrose


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Bierce Ambrose


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Bilbo Baggins


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Bill Adler


Anything is possible on paper.

Bill Cain


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

Bill Cain


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Billings Josh


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Billings Josh


In charity there is no excess.

Billings Josh


I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Billings Josh


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Billings Josh


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Binder Dr. L.


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Binstead Arthur


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Bion


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Bion


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Bion


Set the cart before the horse.

Bir Fred Nietzsche The


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Bismarck Otto Von


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Bismarck Otto Von


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

Bismarck Otto von


God help those who do not help themselves.

Bismarck Otto von


Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."

Bismarck Otto von


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Bismark Otto von


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Blair


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Blake


Fortune's Guide to Freshman Notetaking: WHEN THE PROFESSOR SAYS: YOU WRITE: Probably the greatest quality of the poetry John Milton

Blake William


Housework can kill you if done right.

Blake William


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Blake William


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Blake William


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Blake William


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Blaylock James P.


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Blaylock James P.


Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Blaylock James P.


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

Blaylock James P.


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Blish James


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Blore


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

Blore


Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is what you get when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Bo Napoleon


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Bo Napoleon


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

Bob Cary Grant


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Bob Dylan


Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Boffo Mister


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Bogart Humphrey


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Bogart Humphrey


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

Bohr Niels


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.

Boleyn Anne


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Bombeck Erma


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

Bombeck Erma


'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.

Bon John Dillinger on


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

Bono Ed De


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

Bonzai Buckaroo


If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Boorstin Daniel J.


Out of sight is out of mind.

Boren James H.


Look before you leap.

Borge Victor


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Bosky Bernadette


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

Bosquet Pierre


Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Bossert W.


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

Boswell James


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

Bowie David


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Bowles Colin


There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Bowles Colin


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?

Bradbury Ray


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Bradley F.H.


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Bradley General Omar N.


The whole world is a scab. The point is to pick it constructively.

Bramah Ernest


If you want divine justice, die.

Brandeis Justice Louis D.


Events are not affected, they develop.

Brando Marlon


If there is no wind, row.

Brando Marlon


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

Brant Sebastian


Home is where the hurt is.

Braun Wernher von


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

Brecher K.


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

Brecheux J.


Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Brecht Bertold


In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

Brecht Bertolt


A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Brecht Bertolt


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Brecht Bertolt


Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Brecht Bertolt


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brecht Bertolt


Nothing succeeds like success.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brenan Gerald


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Brescia Albertano of


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Brian Herbert


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

Briggs Austen


If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Business will be either better or worse.

Brilliant Ashleigh


The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Broder David


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

Brodsky Joseph


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

Brogan Colm


Turn the other cheek.

Brooks Mel


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

Brooks Atkinson


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

Brooks Mel


Mum's the word.

Brooks Mel


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.

Brothers The Blues


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Brothers The Blues


Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Broughton Philip


If God is One, what is bad?

Brow John Mason


... "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

Brow John Mason


"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."

Brown Governor Jerry


Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Brown Rita Mae


He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Browning Robert


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.

Bruce Lenny


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Bruce Lenny


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Bruce Lenny


Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Bruce Lenny


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Bruce Lenny


There's no justice in this world.

Bruce Lenny


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Bruce Lenny


Look, we trade every day out there with hustlers, deal-makers, shysters, con-men. That's the way businesses get started. That's the way this country was built.

Bruce Lenny


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Bruce Lenny


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Bruce Lenny


Nice guys finish last.

Bruce Lenny


Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Brunner John


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

Bruyere Jean de la


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

Bry Yul


You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.

Bryson Lyman


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Buckley Lord


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

Buckley William F.


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

Buckley William F.


If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Buddha Gotama


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

Bullwinkle Rocky and


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Bullwinkle J. Moose


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum


If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Bulwer-Lytton


Real wealth can only increase.

Bulwer-Lytton


Littering is dumb.

Bulwer-Lytton


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Bulwer-Lytton


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Bumstead Dagwood


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Bungei Shunju


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Buren Abigail Van


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.

Buren Abigail Van


University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Burgess Anthony


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

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Burke James


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

Burnham Daniel Hudson


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

Burns George


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Burns George


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Burroughs William


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

Burroughs William S.


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

Burt Lanier Safford III


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.

Burton Robert


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

Burton Sir Richard


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

Burton Sir Richard


were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Business Risky


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

Butler Dave


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Butler Samuel


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.

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Butler Samuel


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Butler Samuel


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

Bux Bastian B.


Byrnes James F.


Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Bywater T.


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

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Too much of everything is just enough.

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Binder Dr. L.

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