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

Eban Abba

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Eddie Cochran

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

Edison Thomas Alva

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

Edman Irwin

The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Edward A. Murphy

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

Edwards-Duff Ann

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

Edwin Meese

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

Efrain Rios Montt

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Einstein Albert

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,

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

Small is beautiful.

Einstein Albert

"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Einstein Albert

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

... 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

Einstein. A.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Eisenhower Dwight

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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,

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight

"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."

Elaine Stewart

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

Elder Pliny the

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Eliot George

Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Eliot George

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.S.

"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

Eliot T.Sessay

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.

Elizabeth I

The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Elizabeth John Greenway

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


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Ellis Havelock

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

Ellis Havelock

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

Ellis Nancy

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Ellison Harlan

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

Ellison Harlan

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

Elman Jeff

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Emers Ralph Waldo

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

Emers Ralph Waldo

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.


The future not being born, my friend, we will abstain from baptizing it.


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.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Emerson Ralph Waldo

Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Zero Mostel: That's it baby! When you got it, flaunt it! Flaunt it!

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free meandering brook.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

"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."

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Emmons Marguerite

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Englan Mark Twain on New

Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Ennius Quintus

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

Ennius Quintus

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

Enou R.A. Heinlein

Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Enoug Lazarus Long

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Ephron Nora

Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Epstein M.D.

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

Erasmus Desiderius

Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Erica Jong

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Erlich Paul

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

Errol Flynn

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.

Ertz Susan

"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."


If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Escher M.C.

[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Esquire Jun

I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Estard Townsperson in

Charity begins at home.

Estes James

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.

Estienne Henri

Another day, another dollar.


I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.


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


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...


[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

Evans Bergan

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

Examiner Watchman

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