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There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a "hottest part" implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell

Jack Handley


I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out.

Jackson Glenda


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Jackson Justice Robert H.


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

Jackson Justice Robert H.


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

Jackson Justice Robert H.


For a light heart lives long.

Jackson Andrew


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Jagger Mick


Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

James Clive


Briefly stated, the findings are that when presented with an array of data or a sequence of events in which they are instructed to discover an underlying order, subjects show strong tendencies to perceive order and causality in random arrays, to perc

James William


Satire is tragedy plus time.

James William


I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered down enough so people can afford to pay 'em.

James Agate


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.

Jane Wagner


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

Jarry Alfred


A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Jean Giraudoux


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

Jefferson Thomas


Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.

Jefferson Thomas


The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.

Jefferson Thomas


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Jefferson Thomas


I owe the government $3400 in taxes. So I sent them two hammers and a toilet seat.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


The law will never make men free; it is men who have got to make the law free.

Jefferson Thomas


It is up to us to produce better-quality movies.

Jefferson Thomas


A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.

Jefferson Thomas


Once I belonged to a group that really had THE WORD. I fought like hell for them. But another group came along and exposed the word of my group as shallow and degenerate. They had a better word. So I quit the first group and lost all the friends

Jefferson Thomas


an idiot politically. But the designations may be good business for war veterans. Having bled for their country in 1861 and 1918, they have bled it all they could consequently. And why not?"

Jerome Jerome K.


The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.

Jerome Jerome Klapka


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

Jerome Saint


Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.

Jerrold Douglas


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

Jessel Sir George


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Jessica Salmonson


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Jesus


May you live in uninteresting times.

Jim Strange de


It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.

Jim Strange de


All Gods were immortal.

Jim Strange de


Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

Jim Starlin


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Jim Starlin


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

Jim Steinman


Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way.

Jimmy Crazy


Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to teach children.

Jitterbu Tom Robbins


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

Joan Didion


Atlee is a very modest man. And with reason.

Joan Didion


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

Joel Chandler Harris


The mirror sees the man as beautiful, the mirror loves the man; another mirror sees the man as frightful and hates him; and it is always the same being who produces the impressions.

Joel M. Snyder


"Richard, in being so fierce toward my vampire, you were doing what you wanted to do, even though you thought it was going to hurt somebody else. He even told you he'd be hurt if..." "He was going to suck my blood!" "Which is what we do to anyone

Joey


Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I Will Fight No More Forever.

Joh Lyndon B.


The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

John Ball


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

John Barrymore


If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

John Denver


In the plot, people came to the land; the land loved them; they worked and struggled and had lots of children. There was a Frenchman who talked funny and a greenhorn from England who was a fancy-pants but when it came to the crunch he was all courag

John Dewey


The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.

John Donne


I am not a politician and my other habits are also good.

John Gardner


There are no answers, only cross-references.

John Hunt British


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

John Kennedy


We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never

John Kenneth Galbraith


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

John LeCarre


I shall give a propagandist reason for starting the war, no matter whether it is plausible or not. The victor will not be asked afterwards whether he told the truth or not. When starting and waging war it is not right that matters, but victory.

John Lightfoot


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

John The Dragon to Grendel in


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

Johnson Dave


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Johnson Dr.


You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Johnson Dr.


We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Johnson Lyndon Baines


Civilization and profits go hand in hand.

Johnson S.


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

Johnson Samuel


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Johnson Samuel


In a museum in Havana, there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus, "one when he was a boy and one when he was a man."

Johnson Samuel


You tread upon my patience.

Johnson Samuel


True leadership is the art of changing a group from what it is to what it ought to be.

Johnson Samuel


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Johnson Samuel


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Johnson Samuel


Roumanian-Yiddish cooking has killed more Jews than Hitler.

Johnson


Getting kicked out of the American Bar Association is liked getting kicked out of the Book-of-the-Month Club.

Johnson Lyndon


The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

Johnston M. M.


Beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell.

Joke The Killing


Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Jones Carolyn


Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.

Jones Franklin P.


All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Franklin P.


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Thomas


Sherry [Thomas Sheridan] is dull, naturally dull; but it must have taken him a great deal of pains to become what we now see him. Such an excess of stupidity, sir, is not in Nature.

Jones] Chuck


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Joost van den Vondel


By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Joplin Janis


Man is the measure of all things.

Jorge Luis Borges


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Joseph Gallo


There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

Joubert Joseph


My own life has been spent chronicling the rise and fall of human systems, and I am convinced that we are terribly vulnerable. ... We should be reluctant to turn back upon the frontier of this epoch. Space is indifferent to what we do; it has no fe

Journal Albuquerque


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.

Journal The Wall Street


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

Joyce James


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

Joyce James


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Juan Don


I don't understand what all the fuss was about in Los Angeles. It's not like we looted Brooks Brothers when Oliver North got off.

Judith Martin


We have gone on piling weapon upon weapon, missile upon missile, new levels of destructiveness upon old ones. We have done this helplessly, almost involuntarily: like the victims of some sort of hypnotism, like men in a dream, like lemmings heading

Judy Garland


All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.

Juliana Queen


Eeny, Meeny, Jelly Beanie, the spirits are about to speak!

Julius Caesar


The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks.

Jun Esquire


If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Jung Carl


The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Jung C.G.


Sometimes I get the feeling that I went to a party on Perry Lane in 1962, and the party spilled out of the house, and came down the street, and covered the world.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


Sin boldly.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius





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