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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

G Gen.

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

G. Gordon Liddy's

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

G. Roy

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

G. Roy

Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Galbraith J.K.

Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Galbraith J.K.

Your wig steers the gig.

Galbraith John Kenneth

I hate dying.

Galbraith John Kenneth

"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Galbraith John Kenneth

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.

Galilei Galileo

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Gallagher Eugene P.

I will make you shorter by the head.

Gallaher M.

At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Gallaher M.

Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Galsworthy John

A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.


Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Gandhi Indira

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

Gandhi Indira

'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Gandhi Mahatma

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Gandhi Mahatma

Nice guys finish last.

Gandhi Mahatma

All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Gandhi Mahatma

XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets. XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing. XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least. XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a we

Garbers J.

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!


Man is the measure of all things.

Garrison William Lloyd

The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.

Garrison Keillor

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

Gary Gilmore

Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Gary Trudeau

It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y

"Life is too important to take seriously."

Gauguin Paul

Littering is dumb.

Gauguin Paul

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Gaulle Charles de

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Gaulle Charles de

What you don't know won't help you much either.

Gaultier Jules de

A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Gauvreay Emile Henry

He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Gavin General James

Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Geis R.

Innovation is hard to schedule.

Geis R.

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Geis R.

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

Gene Kirkwood

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Genter Quentin

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

George F. Baer railroad

The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

George Kennan

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

George Saunder

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.

George Seldes

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Gerald Weinberg

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Gerould Katharine Fullerton

Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Gerrold David

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Gerrold David

In charity there is no excess.

Gess Bene

The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Getty J. Paul

One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Getty J.P.

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Giancana Sam

There's no such thing as an original sin.

Giancana Sam e

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

Gibbon Edward

Small is beautiful.

Gibbon Edward

May you live in uninteresting times.

Gibbons Edward

Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Gibran Kahlil

Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Gibran Kahlil

Never promise more than you can perform.

Gibran Kahlil

Set the cart before the horse.

Gibson J.J.

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

Giddens Gary

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Gilbert W.S.

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Gillette George Francis

The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Gilliam E.A.

If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Ginsberg Allen

The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Ginsberg Allen

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Giraudoux Jean

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Giraudoux Jean

Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Glymour. C.

She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Gnaeus Pompeius

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Gobeil Madeleine

Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Godwin Gail

Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Goebbels Josef

Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Goering Hermann

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Goering Hermann

For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.


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


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.


I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.


You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.


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


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von

Mum's the word.

Goethe Johann van

All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Gold Vic

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Gold Barry

For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.


If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Goldfinger Auric

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Goldthwait Bobcat

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Goldwater Barry

Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Goldwater Barry

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Goldwater Sen. Barry

There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Goldwater Senator Barry

Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Goldwater Barry

The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Goldwater Senator Barry

No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Goldwyn Samuel

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

Goldwyn Samuel

Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Goldwyn Samuel

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Gondorf Henry

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

Good Glynda the

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Goodman Saul

A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth

What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Gordon George

In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Gorin Amy

Honesty's the best policy.

Gorin Amy

I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Gould Jay

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

Gould Jay

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.

Goulden Joseph C.

The more the merrier.

Goulden Joseph C.

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Goulden Joseph C.

Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Grant Cary

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

Grant Cary

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

Gravy Wavy

What one fool can do, another can.

Gregory Dick

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

Greville Fulke

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Grogan Emmett

We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Groucho Marx

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.


Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

Guaspari David

"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Guido Mark

The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.


What fools these mortals be.


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.


Don't get mad, get even.

Gusenberg Frank

It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Guthrie Arlo

It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

Guzik Jake

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

Guzman Adolfo

If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Gween Actor Edmond

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Gyles Brandreth

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