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The less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag.

Eban Abba

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Eddie Cochran

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

Edison Thomas Alva

To be patriotic, hate all nations but your own; to be religious, all sects but your own; to be moral, all pretenses but your own.

Edman Irwin

Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Edward A. Murphy

When you're in command, command.

Edwards-Duff Ann

... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Edwin Meese

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

Efrain Rios Montt

Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation."

Einstein Albert

A memorandum is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Einstein Albert

In defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable.

Einstein Albert

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein. A.

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Eisenhower Dwight

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

Eisenhower Dwight D.

A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned things is ample.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Our swords shall play the orators for us.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Nixon and the White House.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight

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:

Elaine Stewart

It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon. Which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.

Elder Pliny the

Patience is a minor form of despair, disguised as virtue.

Eliot George

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.

Eliot George

The IRS spends God knows how much of your tax money on these toll-free information hot lines staffed by IRS employees, whose idea of a dynamite tax tip is that you should print neatly. If you ask them a real tax question, such as how you can cheat,

Eliot T.S.

Visits always give pleasure: if not on arrival, then on the departure.

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.S.

Even the clearest and most perfect circumstantial evidence is likely to be at fault, after all, and therefore ought to be received with great caution. Take the case of any pencil, sharpened by any woman; if you have witnesses, you will find she did

Eliot T.Sessay

My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

Elizabeth I

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

Elizabeth John Greenway

The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, cr


(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

Ellis Havelock

"Spare no expense to save money on this one."

Ellis Havelock

A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.

Ellis Nancy

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Ellison Harlan

If any demonstrator ever lays down in front of my car, it'll be the last car he ever lays down in front of.

Ellison Harlan

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Elman Jeff

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

Emers Ralph Waldo

Last guys don't finish nice.

Emers Ralph Waldo

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


I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass.


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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

For the fashion of Minas Tirith was such that it was built on seven levels, each delved into a hill, and about each was set a wall, and in each wall was a gate.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

A new taste had been acquired and a new appetite began to grow. The time had long since arrived to crush the technical intelligentsia, which had come to regard itself as too irreplaceable and had not gotten used to catching instructions on the wing.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Another day, another dollar.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

If it takes a bloodbath, lets get it over with. No more appeasement.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it's still a foolish thing.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Emmons Marguerite

If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

Englan Mark Twain on New

I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Ennius Quintus

If the Nazis had television with satellite technology, we'd all be goose-stepping. Americans are just as suggestible.

Ennius Quintus

I DON'T THINK I'M ALONE when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

Enou R.A. Heinlein

I think we are in Rats' Alley where the dead men lost their bones.

Enoug Lazarus Long

The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

Ephron Nora

I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing...


Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

Epstein M.D.

America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Erasmus Desiderius

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

Erica Jong

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Erlich Paul

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Errol Flynn

If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.

Ertz Susan

He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.


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

Escher M.C.

I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Esquire Jun

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

Estard Townsperson in

The horizon of many people is a circle with a radius of zero. They call this their point of view.

Estes James

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Estienne Henri

My own life has been spent chronicling the rise and fall of human systems, and I am convinced that we are terribly vulnerable. ... We should be reluctant to turn back upon the frontier of this epoch. Space is indifferent to what we do; it has no fe


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.


Naturally the common people don't want war... but after all it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or


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


Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Evans Bergan

The adjuration to be "normal" seems shockingly repellent to me; I see neither hope nor comfort in sinking to that low level. I think it is ignorance that makes people think of abnormality only with horror and allows them to remain undismayed at the

Examiner Watchman

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We all declare for liberty, but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.
Lincoln A.

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