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When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

B Marion Zimmer


Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

Ba Dave


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Baber R.E.


Things are not always what they seem.

Babson Roger


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

Bacall Lauren


Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Bach J.S.


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Bach Richard


Small things make base men proud.

Bacharach Burt


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Bacon Francis


If you live in New York, even if you're Catholic, you're Jewish.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


In my end is my beginning.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Bacon Francis


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Bailey P.J.


Another day, another dollar.

Baja Dan Jenkins


Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Baker Russell


If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.

Baker Russell


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.

Baker Russell


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Baker Russell


Americans' greatest fear is that America will turn out to have been a phenomenon, not a civilization.

Baldwin James


If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Baldwin Stanley


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,

Balfour


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.

Balfour Arthur


Genius is pain.

Balliett Whitney


Let him choose out of my files, his projects to accomplish.

Ballou Hosea


If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Balzac


America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?

Balzac Honor'e de


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Bandits Time


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

Bankhead Tallulah


The only cultural advantage LA has over NY is that you can make a right turn on a red light.

Banks Russell


I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

Banzai Buckaroo


The white race is the cancer of history.

Barber Milt


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Baretta


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Barf Biff


NEW YORK

Barker Clive


We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Barrie J.M.


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

Barris Chuck


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Barry Dave


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Barry Dave


The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who hadn't heard the scream at all, but not c

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Barry Dave


Ten years of rejection slips is nature's way of telling you to stop writing.

Barry Dave


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Barry Dave


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

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


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

Barry Dave


The Soviet pre-eminence in chess can be traced to the average Russian's readiness to brood obsessively over anything, even the arrangement of some pieces of wood. Indeed, the Russians' predisposition for quiet reflection followed by sudden preventi

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


I owe the public nothing.

Barry Dave


We are what we pretend to be.

Barry Dave


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


The Least Successful Collector Betsy Baker played a central role in the history of collecting. She was employed as a servant in the house of John Warburton (1682-1759) who had amassed a fine collection of 58 first edition plays, including most of t

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Barry Dave


"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Barry Dave


Time goes, you say? Ah no! Time stays, *we* go.

Barry Dave


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Barry Dave


It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Barry Dave


He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

Barry Dave


Something's rotten in the state of Denmark.

Barry Dave


[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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Barry Dave


"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."

Barry Dave


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Barry Dave


You may have heard that a dean is to faculty as a hydrant is to a dog.

Barry Dave


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,

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Barry Dave


You see, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to

Barry Dave


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


A dead man cannot bite.

Barry Dave


Solipsists of the World... you are already united.

Barry Dave


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Barry Dave


San Francisco isn't what it used to be, and it never was.

Barry Dave


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Baruch B.


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

Battie Bill


It's not Camelot, but it's not Cleveland, either.

Baudelaire Charles


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

Beal Louise


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Bear Greg


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Beard Charles A.


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

Beard Peter


The trouble is, there is an endless supply of White Men, but there has always been a limited number of Human Beings.

Beaton Cecil


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.

Beatty Paul


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

Beauvoir Simone de


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Beck Bob


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.

Becke Samuel


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Beckett


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Beckett Samuel


For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Beckett Samuel


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

Beckett Samuel


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

Beckman Roman


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Beeblebrox Zaphod


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

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward


Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim. I don't enjoy the sky or sea as much as I used

Beer Stafford


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

Behan Brendan


Honesty's the best policy.

Behan Brendan


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

Behan Brendan


In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it.

Behan Brendan


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Belloc Hilaire


General notions are generally wrong.

Bellow Saul


The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

Ben Franklin


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

Benares Camden


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

Benares Camden


No evil can happen to a good man.

Benchley Robert


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

Benchley Robert


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.

Benchley Robert


Ed Sullivan will be around as long as someone else has talent.

Benchley Robert


What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

Benjami


We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Benjamin A.


Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

Bennett Alan


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Bennett Arnold


All art is but imitation of nature.

Bennett D.


The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".

Bennett James Gordon


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

Bennett W.C.


Nothing endures but change.

Bennett W.C.


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

Bergen Candice


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Berle Milton


They can't stop us... we're on a mission from God!

Berlioz Hector


Language is a virus from another planet.

Berman Edgar


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

Bernanos Georges


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.

Berner Jeff


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Berquier Edouard


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

Berra Yogi


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

Berra Yogi


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

Berryman John


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Biel Gabriel


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Bierce Ambrose


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Bierce Ambrose


If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Bierce Ambrose


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.

Bierce Ambrose


This is the first age that's paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.

Bierce Ambrose


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Bierce Ambrose


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bilbo Baggins


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

Bill Adler


History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

Bill Cain


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Bill Cain


There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


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.

Billings Josh


Better late than never.

Billings Josh


Everyone is in the best seat.

Billings Josh


Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.

Billings Josh


Talkers are no good doers.

Billings Josh


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Binder Dr. L.


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

Binstead Arthur


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

Bion


'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.

Bion


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Bion


There is no fool to the old fool.

Bir Fred Nietzsche The


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Bismarck Otto Von


I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Bismarck Otto Von


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

Bismarck Otto von


If Beethoven's Seventh Symphony is not by some means abridged, it will soon fall into disuse.

Bismarck Otto von


"What was the worst thing you've ever done?" "I won't tell you that, but I'll tell you the worst thing that ever happened to me... the most dreadful thing."

Bismarck Otto von


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

Bismark Otto von


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

Blair


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Blake


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

Blake William


We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.

Blake William


Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Blake William


The last vestiges of the old Republic have been swept away.

Blake William


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Blake William


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

Blaylock James P.


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Blaylock James P.


Recently deceased blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan "comes to" after his death. He sees Jimi Hendrix sitting next to him, tuning his guitar. "Holy cow," he thinks to himself, "this guy is my idol." Over at the microphone, about to sing, are Jim Mo

Blaylock James P.


I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Blaylock James P.


Yes, I've now got this nice little apartment in New York, one of those L-shaped ones. Unfortunately, it's a lower case l.

Blish James


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

Blore


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Blore


Anything is possible on paper.

Bo Napoleon


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Bo Napoleon


What an artist dies with me!

Bob Cary Grant


If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every

Bob Dylan


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.

Boffo Mister


"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

Bogart Humphrey


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Bogart Humphrey


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Bohr Niels


Odets, where is thy sting?

Boleyn Anne


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

Bombeck Erma


If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Bombeck Erma


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Bon John Dillinger on


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Bono Ed De


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

Bonzai Buckaroo


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

Boorstin Daniel J.


The goys have proven the following theorem...

Boren James H.


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Borge Victor


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Bosky Bernadette


The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Bosquet Pierre


What fools these mortals be.

Bossert W.


The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Boswell James


Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Bowie David


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

Bowles Colin


Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Bowles Colin


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Bradbury Ray


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.

Bradley F.H.


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Bradley General Omar N.


A man's house is his castle.

Bramah Ernest


She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way a midget is good at being short.

Brandeis Justice Louis D.


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Brando Marlon


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

Brando Marlon


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Brant Sebastian


There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Braun Wernher von


Imagine what we can imagine!

Brecher K.


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Brecheux J.


Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

Brecht Bertold


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Brecht Bertolt


The smallest worm will turn being trodden on.

Brecht Bertolt


A morgue is a morgue is a morgue. They can paint the walls with aggressively cheerful primary colors and splashy bold graphics, but it's still a holding place for the dead until they can be parted out to organ banks. Not that I would have cared nor

Brecht Bertolt


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Brecht Bertolt


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Brecht Bertolt


Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brenan Gerald


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.

Brescia Albertano of


There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.

Brian Herbert


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Briggs Austen


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Brilliant Ashleigh


A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


People in general do not willingly read if they have anything else to amuse them.

Broder David


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Brodsky Joseph


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

Brogan Colm


The world wants to be deceived.

Brooks Mel


The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.

Brooks Atkinson


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.

Brooks Mel


I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.

Brooks Mel


The old complaint that mass culture is designed for eleven-year-olds is of course a shameful canard. The key age has traditionally been more like fourteen.

Brothers The Blues


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Brothers The Blues


Broughton Philip


Things past redress and now with me past care.

Brow John Mason


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Brow John Mason


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Brown Governor Jerry


The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact...

Brown Rita Mae


Many hands make light work.

Browning Robert


I am America's child, a spastic slogging on demented limbs drooling I'll trade my PhD for a telephone voice.

Bruce Lenny


Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Bruce Lenny


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Bruce Lenny


... 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

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


Leave no stone unturned.

Bruce Lenny


Immature artists imitate, mature artists steal.

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


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

Brunner John


All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Bruyere Jean de la


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

Bry Yul


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

Bryson Lyman


A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.

Buckley Lord


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

Buckley William F.


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Buckley William F.


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Buddha Gotama


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

Bullwinkle Rocky and


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Bullwinkle J. Moose


New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum


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

Bulwer-Lytton


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Bulwer-Lytton


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Bulwer-Lytton


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

Bulwer-Lytton


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Bumstead Dagwood


She is not refined. She is not unrefined. She keeps a parrot.

Bungei Shunju


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Buren Abigail Van


Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Buren Abigail Van


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Burgess Anthony


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

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


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

Burke James


In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Burnham Daniel Hudson


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Burns George


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Burns George


Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ances

Burroughs William


One good turn asketh another.

Burroughs William S.


That's no moon...

Burt Lanier Safford III


"I'm in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?"

Burton Robert


It's not easy, being green.

Burton Sir Richard


The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.

Burton Sir Richard


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

Business Risky


"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

Butler Dave


The Israelis are the Doberman pinschers of the Middle East. They treat the Arabs like postmen.

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.

Butler Samuel


Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Butler Samuel


A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

Butler Samuel


Forgive and forget.

Butler Samuel


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Butler Samuel


Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Bux Bastian B.


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Byrnes James F.


Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Bywater T.


I can't understand why a person will take a year or two to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.

beach. from the


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.

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