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There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

H.G. Wells

Confucius say too much.

Ha Nate

Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Hagen Walter

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Hague Frank

[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Hahn Tim

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

Haig Alexander

It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Haldeman H.R.

... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Half-Constru Racter

Sometimes, too long is too long.

Hallock Addison H.

The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Halsey Admiral William

To add insult to injury.

Hamilton Alexander

I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Hamilton Alexander

Nothing succeeds like excess.

Hamilton Edith

It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Hamlet Dick

Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Hammarskjold Dag

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Hampton Christopher

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Handley Jack

Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.


In my end is my beginning.

Hardin Salvor

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Harding Warren G.

Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Harper Lucille S.

Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Harper Roy

Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Harris Sidney

"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Harris Sydney

It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Harris Sydney J.

Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Harris Sydney J.

The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Harris Sydney J.

The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

Harris Sydney J.

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


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

Harrold Mark

Words have a longer life than deeds.

Harry Dirty

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

Harry Dirty

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Hart Johnny

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


Out of sight is out of mind.

Haskins Ernest

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Hawes J.

Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.


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.

Hawley Cameron

Knowledge is power.

Hayakawa S.I.

Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Hazlitt William

He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Heidi Hartmann

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


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

Heinlein R.A.

Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Heinlein Robert

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

Heinlein Robert

Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Heller Joseph

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Heller Robert

Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Heller Joseph

Practice yourself what you preach.

Heller Joseph

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Heller Joseph

Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Heller Joseph

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Hellman Lillian

If you want divine justice, die.

Hemingway Ernest

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

Hemingway Ernest

Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Hemingway Peter Applebome

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

Hendrix Robert James Marshall

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

Henrik Ibsen

Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Henry Durant

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Henry James

XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

Henry Robert

Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Hepbur Dorothy Parker

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.


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

Herbert A.P.

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Herbert Frank

We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Herbert Frank

Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Herbert Hoover

I hate quotations.


Haste makes waste.


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.


The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Heroi Stephen Pile

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

Heroi Stephen Pile

What fools these mortals be.

Heroi Stephen Pile

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

Heroi Stephen Pile

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Heroi Stephen Pile

Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Heroi Stephen Pile

Faith is under the left nipple.

Heroi Stephen Pile

Look before you leap.

Herold Don

God help those who do not help themselves.

Heywood John

Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

Most general statements are false, including this one.

Heywood John

If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Heywood John

The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Heywood John

Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Heywood John

All phone calls are obscene.

Heywood John

Genius is pain.

Heywood John

A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

I will make you shorter by the head.

Heywood John

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Heywood John

(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

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Heywood John

Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Hicks D.J.

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

Hickson W.E.

Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish.

Hightower Jim

You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Hildebrand Joel

A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Hinckley John

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

Hindu Code

It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Hinojosa Daniel

Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.


Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Hitler Adolf

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

Hitler Adolf

In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Hitler Adolf

While there's life, there's hope.

Hitler Adolf

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

Hitler Adolf

"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Hitler Adolf

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

Hitler Adolph

Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Hitler Adolph

If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Hitler Adolph

Well begun is half done.

Hobbs Calvin and

Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Hodder-Williams Christopher

Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Hoest Bill

One good turn asketh another.

Hoffer Eric

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Hoffer Eric

Nothing succeeds like success.

Hoffman A.

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

Hoffman Abbie

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Holla Xaviera

Save the Whales

Holmes Oliver Wendell

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Holmes Oliver Wendell

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Holmes Sherlock

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Holmes Sherlock

You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Holyoke Edward

L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Holzer Jenny

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


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Honda. Harpoon a

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

Hook Sidney

Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Hoover Herbert

The farther you go, the less you know.

Hoover Herbert

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Hoover J. Edgar

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Hoover J. Edgar

Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Hoover J. Edgar

"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

Hoover J. Edgar

As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Hope A.

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Hope Bob

Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Hope Bob

Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Hoppe Art

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Hopper Grace Murray

The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

Hopper Grace Murray

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.


If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Horner M.

It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Horning Jim

Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Houghton Blair

All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Houseman A.E.

Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Howe E.W.

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Howe Edgar W.

Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Howe Irving

Getting into trouble is easy.

Howe Nathaniel

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

Hubbard Elbert

We are what we pretend to be.

Hubbard Elbert

"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Hubbard Elbert

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Hubbard Elbert

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

Hubbard Elbert

General notions are generally wrong.

Hubbard Elbert

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

Hubbard F.M.


Hubbard Frank

When in doubt, use brute force.

Hubbard Frank

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

Hubbard Kim

Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Hubbard Kim

The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

Hubbard Kim

"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

Hubbard Kin

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

Hubbard Kin

The whole world is a scab. The point is to pick it constructively.

Hubbard L. Ron

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Hubbard L. Ron

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

Hudson Henry

XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Hugo Victor

In charity there is no excess.

Hugo Victor

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Hugo Victor

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Hugo Victor

Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Humphrey Hubert

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

Hunter S. Thompson

I love treason but hate a traitor.

Huntingd Collis P.

Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Hurley Jack

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.

Huron Port

Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

Hutchins Robert M.

To do two things at once is to do neither.

Huxley Aldous

Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Huxley Aldous

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

hy it wasn't a hype. If you

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