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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.

Jack Handley

The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Jackson Glenda

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Jackson Justice Robert H.

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

Jackson Justice Robert H.

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

Jackson Justice Robert H.

I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Jackson Andrew

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Jagger Mick

If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

James Clive

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."

James William

Never buy from a rich salesman.

James William

Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

James Agate

Many hands make light work.

Jane Wagner

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Jarry Alfred

The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Jean Giraudoux

"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Jefferson Thomas

It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Jefferson Thomas

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

Jefferson Thomas

Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Jefferson Thomas

By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Jefferson Thomas

Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Jefferson Thomas

What fools these mortals be.

Jefferson Thomas

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

Jefferson Thomas

Necessity hath no law.

Jefferson Thomas

In breeding cattle you need one bull for every twenty-five cows, unless the cows are known sluts.

Jefferson Thomas

Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Jerome Jerome K.

How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Jerome Jerome Klapka

While there's life, there's hope.

Jerome Saint

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Jerrold Douglas

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

Jessel Sir George

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

Jessica Salmonson

The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.


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

Jim Strange de

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Jim Strange de

"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."

Jim Strange de

I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Jim Starlin

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

Jim Starlin

The fact that it works is immaterial.

Jim Steinman

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

Jimmy Crazy

There must be more to life than having everything.

Jitterbu Tom Robbins

What!? Me worry?

Joan Didion

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Joan Didion

What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Joel Chandler Harris

The Worst Musical Trio There are few bad musicians who have a chance to give a recital at a famous concert hall while still learning the rudiments of their instrument. This happened about thirty years ago to the son of a Rumanian gentleman who was

Joel M. Snyder

Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.


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

Joh Lyndon B.

Honesty's the best policy.

John Ball

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

John Barrymore

Everything is possible. Pass the word.

John Denver

Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

John Dewey

Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

John Donne

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.

John Gardner

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

John Hunt British

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

John Kennedy

Man is the measure of all things.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Would it help if I got out and pushed?

John LeCarre

Save the Whales

John Lightfoot

We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

John The Dragon to Grendel in

You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Johnson Dave

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Johnson Dr.

True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Johnson Dr.

Leave no stone unturned.

Johnson Lyndon Baines

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Johnson S.

The coast was clear.

Johnson Samuel

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Johnson Samuel

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Johnson Samuel

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Johnson Samuel

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Johnson Lyndon

Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Johnston M. M.

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Joke The Killing

Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Jones Carolyn

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

Jones Franklin P.

It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Jones Franklin P.

It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Jones Franklin P.

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Jones Franklin P.

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.

Jones Thomas

"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Jones] Chuck

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.

Joost van den Vondel

...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Joplin Janis

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

Jorge Luis Borges

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Joseph Gallo

To teach is to learn twice.

Joubert Joseph

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

Journal Albuquerque

The optimum committee has no members.

Journal The Wall Street

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

Joyce James

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.

Joyce James

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

Juan Don

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.

Judith Martin

Beggars should be no choosers.

Judy Garland

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.

Juliana Queen

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

Julius Caesar

If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Jun Esquire

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

Jung Carl

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

Jung C.G.

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

Juvenalis Decimus Junius

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

Juvenalis Decimus Junius

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