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In my end is my beginning.

G Gen.


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

G. Gordon Liddy's


Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]

G. Roy


A snake lurks in the grass.

G. Roy


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?

Galbraith J.K.


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Galbraith J.K.


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Galbraith John Kenneth


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Galbraith John Kenneth


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Galilei Galileo


There is no proverb that is not true.

Gallagher


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Gallagher Eugene P.


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Gallaher M.


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Gallaher M.


per year.

Galsworthy John


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Game


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Gandhi


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

Gandhi Indira


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Gandhi Indira


I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Gandhi Mahatma


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

Gandhi Mahatma


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.

Gandhi Mahatma


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Gandhi Mahatma


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Garbers J.


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Garfield


A man's house is his castle.

Garrison William Lloyd


Business will be either better or worse.

Garrison Keillor


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Gary Gilmore


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

Gary Trudeau


Knowledge is power.

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y


"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

Gauguin Paul


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

Gauguin Paul


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Gaulle Charles de


If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Gaulle Charles de


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Gaultier Jules de


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

Gauss


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Gauvreay Emile Henry


Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Gavin General James


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

Geis R.


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Geis R.


There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Geis R.


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Gene Kirkwood


Beggars should be no choosers.

Genter Quentin


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

George


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

George F. Baer railroad


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

George Kennan


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

George Saunder


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

George Seldes


The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Gerald Weinberg


So little time, so little to do.

Gerould Katharine Fullerton


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Gerrold David


Charity begins at home.

Gerrold David


Gess Bene


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Getty J. Paul


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Getty J.P.


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Giancana Sam


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Giancana Sam e


There must be more to life than having everything.

Gibbon Edward


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.

Gibbon Edward


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

Gibbons Edward


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.

Gibran Kahlil


There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Gibran Kahlil


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

Gibran Kahlil


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Gibson J.J.


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Giddens Gary


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

Gilbert W.S.


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Gillette George Francis


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

Gilliam E.A.


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Ginsberg Allen


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Ginsberg Allen


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Giraudoux Jean


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

Giraudoux Jean


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,

Glymour. C.


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Gnaeus Pompeius


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Gobeil Madeleine


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Godwin Gail


Necessity has no law.

Goebbels Josef


If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Goering Hermann


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

Goering Hermann


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Goethe


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Goethe


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Goethe


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Goethe


Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Goethe


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Goethe


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Goethe


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von


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

Goethe Johann van


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Gold Vic


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Gold Barry


Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Goldenstern


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

Goldfinger Auric


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Goldthwait Bobcat


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Goldwater Barry


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Goldwater Barry


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Goldwater Sen. Barry


Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Goldwater Senator Barry


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


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Goldwater Senator Barry


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Goldwyn Samuel


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Goldwyn Samuel


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

Goldwyn Samuel


The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Gondorf Henry


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

Good Glynda the


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Goodman Saul


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Gordon George


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Gorin Amy


In charity there is no excess.

Gorin Amy


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

Gould Jay


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

Gould Jay


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.

Goulden Joseph C.


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Goulden Joseph C.


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Goulden Joseph C.


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Grant Cary


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

Grant Cary


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

Gravy Wavy


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

Gregory Dick


The superfluous is very necessary.

Greville Fulke


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Grogan Emmett


Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Groucho Marx


Events are not affected, they develop.

Grover


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

Guaspari David


A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Guido Mark


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

Guindon


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Guindon


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Guiness


One good turn deserves another.

Guiness


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Gusenberg Frank


The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.

Guthrie Arlo


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

Guzik Jake


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Guzman Adolfo


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.

Gween Actor Edmond


If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Gyles Brandreth





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