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"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

B Marion Zimmer


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Ba Dave


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

Baber R.E.


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Babson Roger


One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Bacall Lauren


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.

Bach J.S.


You can never do just one thing.

Bach Richard


TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

Bacharach Burt


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


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.

Bacon Francis


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.

Bacon Francis


That's no moon...

Bacon Francis


Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths good theatre.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


... "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

Bacon Francis


Flame on!

Bailey P.J.


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Baja Dan Jenkins


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Baker Russell


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Baker Russell


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

Baker Russell


I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Baker Russell


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

Baldwin James


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Baldwin Stanley


per year.

Balfour


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

Balfour Arthur


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Balliett Whitney


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

Ballou Hosea


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

Balzac


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

Balzac Honor'e de


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Bandits Time


The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Bankhead Tallulah


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Banks Russell


A word to the wise is enough.

Banzai Buckaroo


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

Barber Milt


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

Baretta


He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Barf Biff


The more the merrier.

Barker Clive


There is no fool to the old fool.

Barrie J.M.


No two persons ever read the same book.

Barris Chuck


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Barry Dave


In the long run we are all dead.

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


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Barry Dave


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Barry Dave


There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


So little time, so little to do.

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


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

Barry Dave


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Barry Dave


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Barry Dave


In the olden days in England, you could be hung for stealing a sheep or a loaf of bread. However, if a sheep stole a loaf of bread and gave it to you, you would only be tried for receiving, a crime punishable by forty lashes with the cat or the dog,

Barry Dave


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

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


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

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Barry Dave


Well begun is half done.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Barry Dave


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Barry Dave


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

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


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

Barry Dave


Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Barry Dave


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Barry Dave


Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the seats locomote through a short

Barry Dave


Business will be either better or worse.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

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

Barry Dave


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

Baruch B.


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Battie Bill


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Baudelaire Charles


The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Beal Louise


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Bear Greg


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.

Beard Charles A.


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.

Beard Peter


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?

Beaton Cecil


None love the bearer of bad news.

Beatty Paul


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

Beauvoir Simone de


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Beck Bob


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Becke Samuel


Practice yourself what you preach.

Beckett


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

Beckett Samuel


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

Beckett Samuel


Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

Beckett Samuel


The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Beckman Roman


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

Beeblebrox Zaphod


"Well, it's garish, ugly, and derelicts have used it for a toilet. The rides are dilapidated to the point of being lethal, and could easily maim or kill innocent little children." "Oh, so you don't like it?" "Don't like it? I'm CRAZY for it."

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward


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

Beer Stafford


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.

Behan Brendan


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

Behan Brendan


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

Behan Brendan


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Behan Brendan


The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Belloc Hilaire


Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Bellow Saul


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Ben Franklin


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

Benares Camden


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.

Benares Camden


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.

Benchley Robert


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Benchley Robert


The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.

Benchley Robert


The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Benchley Robert


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Benjami


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Benjamin A.


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

Bennett Alan


No evil can happen to a good man.

Bennett Arnold


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Bennett D.


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

Bennett James Gordon


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

Bennett W.C.


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

Bennett W.C.


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Bergen Candice


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Berle Milton


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

Berlioz Hector


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

Berman Edgar


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Bernanos Georges


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.

Berner Jeff


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Berquier Edouard


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Berra Yogi


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

Berra Yogi


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Berryman John


The streets were dark with something more than night.

Biel Gabriel


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Bierce Ambrose


A violent man will die a violent death.

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


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Bierce Ambrose


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


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.

Bierce Ambrose


Never buy from a rich salesman.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

Bierce Ambrose


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Bilbo Baggins


Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Bill Adler


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

Bill Cain


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Bill Cain


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

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women it is merely a good excuse not to play football.

Billings Josh


A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


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

Binder Dr. L.


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

Binstead Arthur


You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Bion


Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Bion


Look ere ye leap.

Bion


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

Bir Fred Nietzsche The


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Bismarck Otto Von


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

Bismarck Otto Von


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

Bismarck Otto von


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Bismarck Otto von


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

Bismarck Otto von


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

Bismark Otto von


VI: A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. VII: Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base. VIII: The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade ari

Blair


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Blake


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Blake William


Leave no stone unturned.

Blake William


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.

Blake William


If you catch a man, throw him back.

Blake William


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

Blake William


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Blaylock James P.


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Blaylock James P.


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

Blaylock James P.


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

Blaylock James P.


There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Blish James


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

Blore


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Blore


Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.

Bo Napoleon


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,

Bo Napoleon


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

Bob Cary Grant


Two heads are better than one.

Bob Dylan


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Boffo Mister


Things are not always what they seem.

Bogart Humphrey


There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.

Bogart Humphrey


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Bohr Niels


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Boleyn Anne


Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.

Bombeck Erma


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

Bombeck Erma


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

Bon John Dillinger on


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

Bono Ed De


The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Bonzai Buckaroo


Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Boorstin Daniel J.


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Boren James H.


It is better to have loved and lost

Borge Victor


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

Bosky Bernadette


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

Bosquet Pierre


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Bossert W.


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Boswell James


Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Bowie David


The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

Bowles Colin


All is well that ends well.

Bowles Colin


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

Bradbury Ray


There's no justice in this world.

Bradley F.H.


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

Bradley General Omar N.


If there is no wind, row.

Bramah Ernest


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Brandeis Justice Louis D.


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

Brando Marlon


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

Brando Marlon


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

Brant Sebastian


In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Braun Wernher von


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Brecher K.


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

Brecheux J.


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

Brecht Bertold


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brecht Bertolt


Never promise more than you can perform.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brecht Bertolt


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Brecht Bertolt


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Brecht Bertolt


By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Brenan Gerald


I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.

Brescia Albertano of


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

Brian Herbert


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

Briggs Austen


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Brilliant Ashleigh


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Broder David


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Brodsky Joseph


The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.

Brogan Colm


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Brooks Mel


The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

Brooks Atkinson


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

Brooks Mel


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Brooks Mel


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

Brothers The Blues


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

Brothers The Blues


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Broughton Philip


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

Brow John Mason


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

Brow John Mason


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.

Brown Governor Jerry


Piece of cake!

Brown Rita Mae


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

Browning Robert


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

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


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.

Bruce Lenny


A dead man cannot bite.

Bruce Lenny


In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


Many hands make light work.

Bruce Lenny


What fools these mortals be.

Bruce Lenny


Events are not affected, they develop.

Bruce Lenny


There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Bruce Lenny


Try not to have a good time ... This is supposed to be educational.

Brunner John


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Bruyere Jean de la


A man's house is his castle.

Bry Yul


There is always something new out of Africa.

Bryson Lyman


[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

Buckley Lord


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

Buckley William F.


For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.

Buckley William F.


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Buddha Gotama


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Bullwinkle Rocky and


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

Bullwinkle J. Moose


A full belly makes a dull brain.

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum


"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

Bulwer-Lytton


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?

Bulwer-Lytton


There is no sin but ignorance.

Bulwer-Lytton


Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.

Bulwer-Lytton


"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."

Bumstead Dagwood


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Bungei Shunju


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

Buren Abigail Van


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Buren Abigail Van


Nothing recedes like success.

Burgess Anthony


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Burke James


The world wants to be deceived.

Burnham Daniel Hudson


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

Burns George


What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

Burns George


It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Burroughs William


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

Burroughs William S.


Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.

Burt Lanier Safford III


... 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

Burton Robert


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Burton Sir Richard


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

Burton Sir Richard


"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."

Business Risky


Anything is possible on paper.

Butler Dave


Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Butler Samuel


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Butler Samuel


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.

Butler Samuel


Housework can kill you if done right.

Butler Samuel


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Butler Samuel


There must be more to life than having everything.

Bux Bastian B.


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

Byrnes James F.


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Bywater T.


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

beach. from the


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

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