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It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

G Gen.

He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

G. Gordon Liddy's

A dead man cannot bite.

G. Roy

I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family p

G. Roy

Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And hain't that a big enough majority in any town?

Galbraith J.K.

Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

Galbraith J.K.

"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Galbraith John Kenneth

Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Galbraith John Kenneth

When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Galbraith John Kenneth

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.

Galilei Galileo

Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.


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

Gallagher Eugene P.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Gallaher M.

I went to a Grateful Dead Concert and they played for SEVEN hours. Great song.

Gallaher M.

Never promise more than you can perform.

Galsworthy John

A full belly makes a dull brain.


I knew her before she was a virgin.


There is no sin but ignorance.

Gandhi Indira

It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Gandhi Indira

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Gandhi Mahatma

Lassie looked brilliant, in part because the farm family she lived with was made up of idiots. Remember? One of them was always getting pinned under the tractor, and Lassie was always rushing back to the farmhouse to alert the other ones. She'd w

Gandhi Mahatma

The first requisite for immortality is death.

Gandhi Mahatma

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

Gandhi Mahatma

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Garbers J.

Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.


With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Garrison William Lloyd

Who's scruffy-looking?

Garrison Keillor

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Gary Gilmore

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Gary Trudeau

Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y

If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Gauguin Paul

"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Gauguin Paul

Let me take you a button-hole lower.

Gaulle Charles de

A man's house is his castle.

Gaulle Charles de

Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Gaultier Jules de

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Gauvreay Emile Henry

The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Gavin General James

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Geis R.

I shot an arrow in to the air, and it stuck.

Geis R.

Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Geis R.

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Gene Kirkwood

Some performers on television appear to be horrible people, but when you finally get to know them in person, they turn out to be even worse.

Genter Quentin

Isn't it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?


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

George F. Baer railroad

Dustin Farnum: Why, yesterday, I had the audience glued to their seats! Oliver Herford: Wonderful! Wonderful! Clever of you to think of it!

George Kennan

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

George Saunder

We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

George Seldes

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."

Gerald Weinberg

Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Gerould Katharine Fullerton

Your wig steers the gig.

Gerrold David

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Gerrold David

Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

Gess Bene

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

Getty J. Paul

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Getty J.P.

When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Giancana Sam

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

Giancana Sam e

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,

Gibbon Edward

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

Gibbon Edward

Even the clearest and most perfect circumstantial evidence is likely to be at fault, after all, and therefore ought to be received with great caution. Take the case of any pencil, sharpened by any woman; if you have witnesses, you will find she did

Gibbons Edward

When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Gibran Kahlil

When in doubt, tell the truth.

Gibran Kahlil

Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Gibran Kahlil

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

Gibson J.J.

It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Giddens Gary

It has been said [by Anatole France], "it is not by amusing oneself that one learns," and, in reply: "it is *____only* by amusing oneself that one can learn."

Gilbert W.S.

... A solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity.

Gillette George Francis

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

Gilliam E.A.

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Ginsberg Allen

One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Ginsberg Allen

Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Giraudoux Jean

Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.

Giraudoux Jean

The streets were dark with something more than night.

Glymour. C.

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Gnaeus Pompeius

Historians have now definitely established that Juan Cabrillo, discoverer of California, was not looking for Kansas, thus setting a precedent that continues to this day.

Gobeil Madeleine

Consider well the proportions of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.

Godwin Gail

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

Goebbels Josef

Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations. He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an open market. If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarri

Goering Hermann

The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Goering Hermann

Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with


Being a miner, as soon as you're too old and tired and sick and stupid to do your job properly, you have to go, where the very opposite applies with the judges.


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


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


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,


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


Set the cart before the horse.

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von

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

Goethe Johann van

Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.

Gold Vic

He is now rising from affluence to poverty.

Gold Barry

Grig (the navigator): ... so you see, it's just the two of us against the entire space armada. Alex (the gunner): What?!? Grig: I've always wanted to fight a desperate battle against overwhelming odds. Alex: It'll be a slaughter! Grig: That'


Talkers are no good doers.

Goldfinger Auric

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

Goldthwait Bobcat

October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

Goldwater Barry

The only thing that stops God from sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless.

Goldwater Barry

Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.

Goldwater Sen. Barry

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

Goldwater Senator Barry

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.

Goldwater Barry

Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Stepanakert, capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous region, rioted over much needed spelling reform in the Soviet Union.

Goldwater Senator Barry

America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Goldwyn Samuel

You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Goldwyn Samuel

I love treason but hate a traitor.

Goldwyn Samuel

Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Gondorf Henry

Small things make base men proud.

Good Glynda the

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

Goodman Saul

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

Gordon Karen Elizabeth

Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Gordon George

None love the bearer of bad news.

Gorin Amy

Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.

Gorin Amy

What is good? Everything that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? Everything that is born of weakness. Not contentedness but more power; not peace but war; not virtue but fitness. The weak and the

Gould Jay

What fools these mortals be.

Gould Jay

God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Goulden Joseph C.

The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Goulden Joseph C.

No one born with a mouth and a need is "innocent".

Goulden Joseph C.

It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse-races.

Grant Cary

It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Grant Cary

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to

Gravy Wavy

Small is beautiful.

Gregory Dick

Something's rotten in the state of Denmark.

Greville Fulke

To add insult to injury.

Grogan Emmett

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

Groucho Marx

Having nothing, nothing can he lose.


Mate, this parrot wouldn't VOOM if you put four million volts through it!

Guaspari David

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.

Guido Mark

If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.


Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.


Gratitude and treachery are merely the two extremities of the same procession. You have seen all of it that is worth staying for when the band and the gaudy officials have gone by.

Gusenberg Frank

(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Guthrie Arlo

The white race is the cancer of history.

Guzik Jake

[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Guzman Adolfo

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

Gween Actor Edmond

It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.

Gyles Brandreth

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