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... "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

Eban Abba

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Eddie Cochran

The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Edison Thomas Alva

The world wants to be deceived.

Edman Irwin

It's always darkest just before the lights go out.

Edward A. Murphy

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.

Edwards-Duff Ann

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

Edwin Meese

If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Efrain Rios Montt

If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

We're all in this alone.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

... 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

Einstein Albert

Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

Charity begins at home.

Einstein. A.

Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Eisenhower Dwight

Honesty's the best policy.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Eisenhower Dwight

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

Elaine Stewart

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.

Elder Pliny the

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

Eliot George

A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.

Eliot George

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

Eliot T.S.

I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Eliot T.S.

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.Sessay

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Elizabeth I

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

Elizabeth John Greenway

We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.


If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Ellis Havelock

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

Ellis Havelock

The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Ellis Nancy

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.

Ellison Harlan

When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Ellison Harlan

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

Elman Jeff

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

Emers Ralph Waldo

... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Emers Ralph Waldo

General notions are generally wrong.


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


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

We are what we pretend to be.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

May you live in uninteresting times.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

A place for everything and everything in its place.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Emmons Marguerite

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Englan Mark Twain on New

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

Ennius Quintus

The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Ennius Quintus

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Enou R.A. Heinlein

Rome was not built in one day.

Enoug Lazarus Long

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Ephron Nora

Piece of cake!


While there's life, there's hope.

Epstein M.D.

I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Erasmus Desiderius

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Erica Jong

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Erlich Paul

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Errol Flynn

He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Ertz Susan

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


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Escher M.C.

It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Esquire Jun

Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Estard Townsperson in

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Estes James

In my end is my beginning.

Estienne Henri

Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.


Innovation is hard to schedule.


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


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


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Evans Bergan

I hate quotations.

Examiner Watchman

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