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Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Jack Handley


Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

Jackson Glenda


The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Jackson Justice Robert H.


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Jackson Justice Robert H.


Fortune's Guide to Freshman Notetaking: WHEN THE PROFESSOR SAYS: YOU WRITE: Probably the greatest quality of the poetry John Milton

Jackson Justice Robert H.


My band career ended late in my senior year when John Cooper and I threw my amplifier out the dormitory window. We did not act in haste. First we checked to make sure the amplifier would fit through the frame, using the belt from my bathrobe to meas

Jackson Andrew


With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Jagger Mick


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

James Clive


In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it.

James William


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

James William


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

James Agate


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

Jane Wagner


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Jarry Alfred


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Jean Giraudoux


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Jefferson Thomas


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Jefferson Thomas


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Jefferson Thomas


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.

Jefferson Thomas


This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Jefferson Thomas


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Jerome Jerome K.


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

Jerome Jerome Klapka


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

Jerome Saint


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Jerrold Douglas


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Jessel Sir George


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

Jessica Salmonson


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

Jesus


Home is where the hurt is.

Jim Strange de


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Jim Strange de


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

Jim Strange de


He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Jim Starlin


The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Jim Starlin


If while you are in school, there is a shortage of qualified personnel in a particular field, then by the time you graduate with the necessary qualifications, that field's employment market is glutted.

Jim Steinman


A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Jimmy Crazy


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

Jitterbu Tom Robbins


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

Joan Didion


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Joan Didion


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.

Joel Chandler Harris


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Joel M. Snyder


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Joey


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

Joh Lyndon B.


Innovation is hard to schedule.

John Ball


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

John Barrymore


All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

John Denver


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

John Dewey


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

John Donne


The world wants to be deceived.

John Gardner


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

John Hunt British


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

John Kennedy


The world has many unintentionally cruel mechanisms that are not designed for people who walk on their hands.

John Kenneth Galbraith


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

John LeCarre


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

John Lightfoot


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

John The Dragon to Grendel in


The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Johnson Dave


Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Johnson Dr.


He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Johnson Dr.


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

Johnson Lyndon Baines


The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Johnson S.


There must be more to life than having everything.

Johnson Samuel


A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Johnson Samuel


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

Johnson Samuel


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

Johnson Samuel


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Johnson Samuel


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Johnson Samuel


If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Johnson Samuel


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.

Johnson


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Johnson Lyndon


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Johnston M. M.


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Joke The Killing


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Jones Carolyn


Art is a jealous mistress.

Jones Franklin P.


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Franklin P.


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Jones Franklin P.


Everyone is in the best seat.

Jones Thomas


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

Jones] Chuck


Events are not affected, they develop.

Joost van den Vondel


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Joplin Janis


Well begun is half done.

Jorge Luis Borges


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.

Joseph Gallo


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Joubert Joseph


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Journal Albuquerque


Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Journal The Wall Street


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Joyce James


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Joyce James


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?

Juan Don


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Judith Martin


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.

Judy Garland


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Juliana Queen


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Julius Caesar


A drama critic is a person who surprises a playwright by informing him what he meant.

Jun Esquire


"Are you police officers?" "No, ma'am. We're musicians."

Jung Carl


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Jung C.G.


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

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


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

Juvenalis Decimus Junius





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