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I don't give a shit what happens. I want you all to stonewall it. Let them plead the Fifth Amendment, cover up, or anything else if it'll save the plan.

G Gen.


They also serve who only stand and wait.

G. Gordon Liddy's


Diplomacy is the art of letting the other party have things your way.

G. Roy


We are upping our standards ... so up yours.

G. Roy


Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Galbraith J.K.


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Galbraith J.K.


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

Galbraith John Kenneth


We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they remain fixed, then with good laws that are constantly being altered, that the lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than the kind of cleverness th

Galbraith John Kenneth


There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.

Galbraith John Kenneth


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

Galilei Galileo


More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.

Gallagher


The two most beautiful words in the English language are "Cheque Enclosed."

Gallagher Eugene P.


The trouble with telling a good story is that it invariably reminds the other fellow of a dull one.

Gallaher M.


It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Gallaher M.


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Galsworthy John


The less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag.

Game


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

Gandhi


If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money it values more, it will lose that, too.

Gandhi Indira


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.

Gandhi Indira


If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Gandhi Mahatma


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Gandhi Mahatma


Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

Gandhi Mahatma


Here I am, fifty-eight, and I still don't know what I want to be when I grow up.

Gandhi Mahatma


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Garbers J.


I used to be disgusted, now I find I'm just amused.

Garfield


It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.

Garrison William Lloyd


It is a wise father that knows his own child.

Garrison Keillor


Lord, defend me from my friends; I can account for my enemies.

Gary Gilmore


The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.

Gary Trudeau


I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie.

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y


History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree on.

Gauguin Paul


If you want divine justice, die.

Gauguin Paul


There is a limit to the admiration we may hold for a man who spends his waking hours poking the contents of chickens with a stick.

Gaulle Charles de


Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard. If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth.

Gaulle Charles de


There are no great men, buster. There are only men.

Gaultier Jules de


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Gauss


Democrats buy most of the books that have been banned somewhere. Republicans form censorship committees and read them as a group. Republicans consume three-fourths of the rutabaga produced in the USA. The remainder is thrown out. Republicans usu

Gauvreay Emile Henry


On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.

Gavin General James


The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Geis R.


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

Geis R.


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Geis R.


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

Gene Kirkwood


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Genter Quentin


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

George


My daddy's brains was so scrambled he thought he was Jesus. They put him in a nut house for 5 years and when he got out, he didn't think he was Jesus, he thought he was *God*! ... Which made me Jesus.

George F. Baer railroad


Odets, where is thy sting?

George Kennan


I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

George Saunder


All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.

George Seldes


It is generally agreed that "Hello" is an appropriate greeting because if you entered a room and said "Goodbye," it could confuse a lot of people.

Gerald Weinberg


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Gerould Katharine Fullerton


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Gerrold David


Concerning the war in Vietnam, Senator George Aiken of Vermount noted in January, 1966, "I'm not very keen for doves or hawks. I think we need more owls."

Gerrold David


TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

Gess Bene


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Getty J. Paul


The truth about a man lies first and foremost in what he hides.

Getty J.P.


Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.

Giancana Sam


"Ubi non accusator, ibi non judex." (Where there is no police, there is no speed limit.)

Giancana Sam e


I don't think they are going to give a shit about the Republican Committee trying to bug the Democratic Committee's headquarters.

Gibbon Edward


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Gibbon Edward


Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Gibbons Edward


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Gibran Kahlil


There must be more to life than having everything.

Gibran Kahlil


Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Gibran Kahlil


Necessity hath no law.

Gibson J.J.


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

Giddens Gary


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

Gilbert W.S.


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

Gillette George Francis


No good deed goes unpunished.

Gilliam E.A.


Andrea: Unhappy the land that has no heroes. Galileo: No, unhappy the land that _____needs heroes.

Ginsberg Allen


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

Ginsberg Allen


Every why hath a wherefore.

Giraudoux Jean


Well, I'm disenchanted too. We're all disenchanted.

Giraudoux Jean


Use an accordion. Go to jail.

Glymour. C.


We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

Gnaeus Pompeius


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Gobeil Madeleine


You've always made the mistake of being yourself.

Godwin Gail


I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Goebbels Josef


There is a certain frame of mind to which a cemetery is, if not an antidote, at least an alleviation. If you are in a fit of the blues, go nowhere else.

Goering Hermann


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Goering Hermann


Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is to a cockatoo.

Goethe


I'm going to Vietnam at the request of the White House. President Johnson says a war isn't really a war without my jokes.

Goethe


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Goethe


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Goethe


Mr. Salter's side of the conversation was limited to expressions of assent. When Lord Copper was right he said "Definitely, Lord Copper"; when he was wrong, "Up to a point." "Let me see, what's the name of the place I mean? Capital of Japan? Yokoh

Goethe


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Goethe


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

Goethe


Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von


Nothing endures but change.

Goethe Johann van


Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.

Gold Vic


I was in accord with the system so long as it permitted me to function effectively.

Gold Barry


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

Goldenstern


Never trust an automatic pistol or a D.A.'s deal.

Goldfinger Auric


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Goldthwait Bobcat


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Goldwater Barry


It is either through the influence of narcotic potions, of which all primitive peoples and races speak in hymns, or through the powerful approach of spring, penetrating with joy all of nature, that those Dionysian stirrings arise, which in their int

Goldwater Barry


The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Goldwater Sen. Barry


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

Goldwater Senator Barry


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

Goldwater Barry


The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Goldwater Senator Barry


Life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed by the desire to change his bed.

Goldwyn Samuel


Once is happenstance, Twice is coincidence, Three times is enemy action.

Goldwyn Samuel


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Goldwyn Samuel


America ... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesman with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.

Gondorf Henry


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Good Glynda the


The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

Goodman Saul


The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


You can never do just one thing.

Gordon George


I reverently believe that the maker who made us all makes everything in New England, but the weather. I don't know who makes that, but I think it must be raw apprentices in the weather-clerks factory who experiment and learn how, in New England, fo

Gorin Amy


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Gorin Amy


"Queensboro president Donald Mannis, charged with receiving bribes in exchange for city contracts, resigned on Tuesday. Mannis feels he must devote more time to impending litigation, some of which might emanate from a recent statement he made compar

Gould Jay


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

Gould Jay


Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock.

Goulden Joseph C.


Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.

Goulden Joseph C.


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Goulden Joseph C.


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Grant Cary


The fact that Hitler was a political genius unmasks the nature of politics in general as no other can.

Grant Cary


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

Gravy Wavy


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Gregory Dick


I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

Greville Fulke


The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.

Grogan Emmett


Power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Groucho Marx


The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.

Grover


The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

Guaspari David


In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore ... in the Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million three hundred thousand miles long ... se

Guido Mark


Sometimes when you look into his eyes you get the feeling that someone else is driving.

Guindon


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Guindon


Every country has the government it deserves.

Guiness


The bay-trees in our country are all wither'd And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven; The pale-faced moon looks bloody on the earth And lean-look'd prophets whisper fearful change. These signs forerun the death or fall of kings.

Guiness


For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I do.

Gusenberg Frank


If a man has talent and cannot use it, he has failed.

Guthrie Arlo


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Guzik Jake


"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

Guzman Adolfo


Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

Gween Actor Edmond


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

Gyles Brandreth





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