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To do two things at once is to do neither.

Eban Abba

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Eddie Cochran

Home is where the hurt is.

Edison Thomas Alva

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?

Edman Irwin

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

Edward A. Murphy

A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Edwards-Duff Ann

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

Edwin Meese

A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Efrain Rios Montt

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Einstein Albert

The more the merrier.

Einstein Albert

Or 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.

Einstein Albert

Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

Haste makes waste.

Einstein Albert

I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Einstein Albert

If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Einstein Albert

She ran the gamut of emotions from 'A' to 'B'.

Einstein Albert

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Einstein. A.

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.

Eisenhower Dwight

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Several years ago, some smart businessmen had an idea: Why not build a big store where a do-it-yourselfer could get everything he needed at reasonable prices? Then they decided, nah, the hell with that, let's build a home center. And before long ho

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

All is well that ends well.

Eisenhower Dwight

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

Elaine Stewart

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Elder Pliny the

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

Eliot George

One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Eliot George

She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way a midget is good at being short.

Eliot T.S.

Who's scruffy-looking?

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.S.

None love the bearer of bad news.

Eliot T.Sessay

There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Elizabeth I

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

Elizabeth John Greenway

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.


I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Ellis Havelock

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Ellis Havelock

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

Ellis Nancy

There is always something new out of Africa.

Ellison Harlan

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Ellison Harlan

I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.

Elman Jeff

Knowledge is power.

Emers Ralph Waldo

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

Emers Ralph Waldo

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.


It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Emerson Ralph Waldo

If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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Emerson Ralph Waldo

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emmons Marguerite

The fact that it works is immaterial.

Englan Mark Twain on New

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

Ennius Quintus

Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Ennius Quintus

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Enou R.A. Heinlein

"Well, if you can't believe what you read in a comic book, what *___can* you believe?!"

Enoug Lazarus Long

Why be a man when you can be a success?

Ephron Nora

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.


Epstein M.D.

No evil can happen to a good man.

Erasmus Desiderius

Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Erica Jong

The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Erlich Paul

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

Errol Flynn

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.

Ertz Susan

Satire is what closes Saturday night.


You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Escher M.C.

Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

Esquire Jun

Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

Estard Townsperson in

Another day, another dollar.

Estes James

Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Estienne Henri

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.


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


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


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.


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

Evans Bergan

The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Examiner Watchman

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