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The worst is not so long as we can say "This is the worst."

Eban Abba


It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Eddie Cochran


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Edison Thomas Alva


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,

Edman Irwin


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.

Edward A. Murphy


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Edwards-Duff Ann


To stay young requires unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old falsehoods.

Edwin Meese


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

Efrain Rios Montt


When I hear a man applauded by the mob I always feel a pang of pity for him. All he has to do to be hissed is to live long enough.

Einstein Albert


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Einstein Albert


What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?

Einstein Albert


Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Einstein Albert


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

Einstein Albert


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

Einstein Albert


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Einstein Albert


Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.

Einstein Albert


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

Einstein Albert


Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

Einstein. A.


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Eisenhower Dwight


It's our fault. We should have given him better parts.

Eisenhower Dwight D.


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Eisenhower Dwight D.


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

Eisenhower Dwight D.


I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.

Eisenhower Dwight D.


"One Saturday afternoon, during the campaign to decide whether or not there should be a Coastal Commission, I took a helicopter ride from Los Angeles to San Diego. We passed several state beaches, some crowded and some virtually empty. They had the

Eisenhower Dwight


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Elaine Stewart


If they were so inclined, they could impeach him because they don't like his necktie.

Elder Pliny the


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Eliot George


He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.

Eliot George


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.S.


Man is the measure of all things.

Eliot T.S.


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

Eliot T.S.


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.

Eliot T.Sessay


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

Elizabeth I


I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word 'fair' in connection with income tax policies.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Everyone is in the best seat.

Elliot


The more the merrier.

Ellis Havelock


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.

Ellis Havelock


Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.

Ellis Nancy


We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

Ellison Harlan


You can't start worrying about what's going to happen. You get spastic enough worrying about what's happening now.

Ellison Harlan


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

Elman Jeff


My advice to the women's clubs of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.

Emers Ralph Waldo


Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business. For the experience of age, in things that fall within the compass of it, directeth them; but in new things, a

Emers Ralph Waldo


I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.

Emerson


"You little (such a one who, while wearing a copper nose ring, stands in a footbath atop Mount Raruaruaha during a heavy thunderstorm and shouts that Alohura, Goddess of Lightning, has the facial features of a diseased uloruaha root)!"

Emerson


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Emerson Ralph Waldo


People who develop the habit of thinking of themselves as world citizens are fulfilling the first requirement of sanity in our time.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


If Presidents don't do it to their wives, they do it to the country.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


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

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


We're all in this alone.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The hatred of relatives is the most violent.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Emmons Marguerite


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Englan Mark Twain on New


Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Ennius Quintus


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

Ennius Quintus


I would have made a good pope.

Enou R.A. Heinlein


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

Enoug Lazarus Long


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Ephron Nora


I might have gone to West Point, but I was too proud to speak to a congressman.

Epictetus


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Epstein M.D.


One good turn asketh another.

Erasmus Desiderius


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Erica Jong


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

Erlich Paul


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

Errol Flynn


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

Ertz Susan


Men will fuck mud.

Escher


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.

Escher M.C.


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Esquire Jun


It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.

Estard Townsperson in


The white race is the cancer of history.

Estes James


The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible.

Estienne Henri


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Euripides


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Euripides


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Euripides


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

Euripides


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Evans Bergan


Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Examiner Watchman





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