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... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

B Marion Zimmer

Beggars should be no choosers.

Ba Dave

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

Baber R.E.

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

Babson Roger

Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Bacall Lauren

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

Bach J.S.

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

Bach Richard

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

Bacharach Burt

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Bacon Francis

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Bacon Francis

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.

Bacon Francis

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Bacon Francis

The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Bacon Francis

Faith is under the left nipple.

Bacon Francis

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

Bacon Francis

Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Bacon Francis

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

Bailey P.J.

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

Baja Dan Jenkins

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

Baker Russell

I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Baker Russell

Too much of everything is just enough.

Baker Russell

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Baker Russell

The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Baldwin James

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.

Baldwin Stanley

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.


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Balfour Arthur

Small is beautiful.

Balliett Whitney

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

Ballou Hosea

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


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

Balzac Honor'e de

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

Bandits Time

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

Bankhead Tallulah

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?

Banks Russell

Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Banzai Buckaroo

The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people, and don't come in clearly enough.

Barber Milt

Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.


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

Barf Biff

The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Barker Clive

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

Barrie J.M.

Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Barris Chuck

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

Barry Dave

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.

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

In my end is my beginning.

Barry Dave

We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Barry Dave

Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Barry Dave

It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Barry Dave

We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

Barry Dave

I didn't believe in reincarnation in any of my other lives. I don't see why I should have to believe in it in this one.

Barry Dave

You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.

Barry Dave

Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Barry Dave

If God is One, what is bad?

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.

Barry Dave

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Barry Dave

Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Barry Dave

Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Barry Dave

About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Barry Dave

A man is known by the company he organizes.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Barry Dave

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Barry Dave

One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Men are superior to women.

Barry Dave

Yevtushenko has... an ego that can crack crystal at a distance of twenty feet.

Barry Dave

Imagine what we can imagine!

Barry Dave

You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Barry Dave

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.

Barry Dave

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Barry Dave

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Baruch B.

Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Battie Bill

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

Baudelaire Charles

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

Beal Louise

The farther you go, the less you know.

Bear Greg

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Beard Charles A.

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.

Beard Peter

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

Beaton Cecil

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

Beatty Paul

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Beauvoir Simone de

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

Beck Bob

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

Becke Samuel

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


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Beckett Samuel

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:

Beckett Samuel

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.

Beckett Samuel

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

Beckman Roman

A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Beeblebrox Zaphod

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

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward

A word to the wise is enough.

Beer Stafford

Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Behan Brendan

Odets, where is thy sting?

Behan Brendan

There must be more to life than having everything.

Behan Brendan

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

Behan Brendan

Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Belloc Hilaire

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

Bellow Saul

The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Ben Franklin

The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Benares Camden

The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.

Benares Camden

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.

Benchley Robert

(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Benchley Robert

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

Benchley Robert

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

Benchley Robert

When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Benjamin A.

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Bennett Alan

Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Bennett Arnold

Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Bennett D.

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Bennett James Gordon

A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Bennett W.C.

Flame on!

Bennett W.C.

It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Bergen Candice

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.

Berle Milton

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

Berlioz Hector

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

Berman Edgar

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

Bernanos Georges

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

Berner Jeff

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

Berquier Edouard

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

Berra Yogi

Facts are the enemy of truth.

Berra Yogi

A violent man will die a violent death.

Berryman 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."

Biel Gabriel

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

Bierce Ambrose

Housework can kill you if done right.

Bierce Ambrose

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Bierce Ambrose

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

Bierce Ambrose

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Bierce Ambrose

Look before you leap.

Bierce Ambrose

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.

Bierce Ambrose

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Bierce Ambrose

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

Bierce Ambrose

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Bierce Ambrose

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Bilbo Baggins

"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Bill Adler

Love the sea? I dote upon it

Bill Cain

The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Bill Cain

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

Billings Josh

It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Billings Josh

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Billings Josh

If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Billings Josh

The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Billings Josh

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Billings Josh

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

Billings Josh

There's no justice in this world.

Binder Dr. L.

VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Binstead Arthur

A snake lurks in the grass.


Words have a longer life than deeds.


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!


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

Bir Fred Nietzsche The

How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Bismarck Otto Von

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.

Bismarck Otto Von

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.

Bismarck Otto von

There is always something new out of Africa.

Bismarck Otto von

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

Bismarck Otto von

The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Bismark Otto von

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


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."


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

Blake William

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Blake William

If any man wishes to be humbled and mortified, let him become president of Harvard.

Blake William

Man is the measure of all things.

Blake William

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

Blake William

"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Blaylock James P.

While there's life, there's hope.

Blaylock James P.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Blaylock James P.

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

Blaylock James P.

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

Blish James

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.


[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


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

Bo Napoleon

L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Bo Napoleon

He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Bob Cary Grant

"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Bob Dylan

All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Boffo Mister

If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Bogart Humphrey

If you catch a man, throw him back.

Bogart Humphrey

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.

Bohr Niels

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

Boleyn Anne

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

Bombeck Erma

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Bombeck Erma

The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

Bon John Dillinger on

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

Bono Ed De

That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Bonzai Buckaroo

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Boorstin Daniel J.

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

Boren James H.

Piece of cake!

Borge Victor

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

Bosky Bernadette

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

Bosquet Pierre

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.

Bossert W.

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.

Boswell James

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Bowie David

The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Bowles Colin

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

Bowles Colin

When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Bradbury Ray

Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Bradley F.H.

Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Bradley General Omar N.

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

Bramah Ernest

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Brandeis Justice Louis D.

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Brando Marlon

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

Brando Marlon

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

Brant Sebastian

I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Braun Wernher von

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

Brecher K.

The first requisite for immortality is death.

Brecheux J.

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.

Brecht Bertold

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.

Brecht Bertolt

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

Brecht Bertolt

One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Brecht Bertolt

One good turn deserves another.

Brecht Bertolt

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

Brecht Bertolt

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

Brecht Bertolt

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

Brecht Bertolt

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Brenan Gerald

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

Brescia Albertano of

Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Brian Herbert

What fools these mortals be.

Briggs Austen

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

Brilliant Ashleigh

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Brilliant Ashleigh

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

Brilliant Ashleigh

Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Brilliant Ashleigh

God is Dead.

Brilliant Ashleigh

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

Broder David

Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Brodsky Joseph

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Brogan Colm

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

Brooks Mel

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.

Brooks Atkinson

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

Brooks Mel

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Brooks Mel

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

Brothers The Blues

As Gen. de Gaulle occassionally acknowledges America to be the daughter of Europe, so I am pleased to come to Yale, the daughter of Harvard.

Brothers The Blues

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

Broughton Philip

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Brow John Mason

Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Brow John Mason

It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Brown Governor Jerry

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

Brown Rita Mae

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

Browning Robert

Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Bruce Lenny

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Bruce Lenny

Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

Honesty's the best policy.

Bruce Lenny

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

Brunner John

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

Bruyere Jean de la

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

Bry Yul

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

Bryson Lyman

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

Buckley Lord

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

Buckley William F.

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Buckley William F.

I love treason but hate a traitor.

Buddha Gotama

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

Bullwinkle Rocky and

... 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.

Bullwinkle J. Moose

To add insult to injury.

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum

There is no proverb that is not true.


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.


The only reward of virtue is virtue.


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Bumstead Dagwood

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

Bungei Shunju

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

Buren Abigail Van

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Buren Abigail Van

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Burgess Anthony

So little time, so little to do.

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

Burke James

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Burnham Daniel Hudson

There's no such thing as an original sin.

Burns George

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Burns George

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Burroughs William

If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

Burroughs William S.

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

Burt Lanier Safford III

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Burton Robert

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

Burton Sir Richard

The optimum committee has no members.

Burton Sir Richard

The world wants to be deceived.

Business Risky

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

Butler Dave

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

Butler Samuel

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Butler Samuel

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

Butler Samuel

Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Butler Samuel

Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Butler Samuel

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.

Butler Samuel

General notions are generally wrong.

Butler Samuel

Mum's the word.

Bux Bastian B.

The man who has never been flogged has never been taught.

Byrnes James F.

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

Bywater T.

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.'

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

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"In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point."
Nietzsche Friedrich

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