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A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

Kafka F.

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Kafka Franz

The Worst Prison Guards The largest number of convicts ever to escape simultaneously from a maximum security prison is 124. This record is held by Alcoente Prison, near Lisbon in Portugal. During the weeks leading up to the escape in July 1978 th

Kahlil Gibran

Flame on!

Kahn Alfred

The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.

Kaiser Henry J.

Kandel Howard

Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

Kandel Howard

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

Kant Immanuel

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Karl Kraus

A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Karl Menninger

There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Kasspe Arthur

We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Kaufman George

People in general do not willingly read if they have anything else to amuse them.

Kaufman George S.

The clergy successfully preached the doctrines of patience and pusillanimity; the active virtues of society were discouraged; and the last remains of a military spirit were buried in the cloister: a large portion of public and private wealth was cons

Kaufman Stanley

Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Kaul Donald

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

Kaul Donald

When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Kay Alan

Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Kay Alan

The distinction between Freedom and Liberty is not accurately known; naturalists have been unable to find a living specimen of either.

Ke John F.

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Keats John

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

Kehlog Albran

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.

Kehlog Albran

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Kehlog Albran

Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Kehlog Albran

If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Kehlog Albran

A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Kehlog Albran

But you shall not escape my iambics.

Keillor Garrison

Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Keillor Garrison

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

Keillor Garrison

There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Keller Helen

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

Kelly Walt


Kempis Thomas `a

"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

Kempis Thomas `a

For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on


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

Kennedy J.F.

When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Kennedy J.F.

Politics, like religion, hold up the torches of matrydom to the reformers of error.

Kennedy J.F.

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.

Kennedy John F.

The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented hell.

Kennedy John F.

Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Kennedy John F.

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

Kennedy John F.

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Kennedy John

Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.

Kennedy Joseph

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Kennedy Joseph P.

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

Kenobi Obi-wan

When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Kerouac Jack

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

Kerouac Jack

New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

Kerr Jean

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Kesey Ken

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

Kesey Ken

It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. T

Kessler Leo

VI: A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. VII: Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base. VIII: The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade ari

Kessler Leo

The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Kessler Leo

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Keynes John Maynard

No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Keynes John Maynard

As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Keynes John Maynard

I think... I think it's in my basement... Let me go upstairs and check.

Keyser. C.J.

"... all the modern inconveniences ..."

Khrushchev Nikita

What one fool can do, another can.

Kierkegaard S.

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

Kierkegaard Soren

Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax.

Kierkegaard Soren

Small things make base men proud.

Kiernan P.B.A. President E. J.

Awash with unfocused desire, Everett twisted the lobe of his one remaining ear and felt the presence of somebody else behind him, which caused terror to push through his nervous system like a flash flood roaring down the mid-fork of the Feather River

Kiner Ralph

Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

King Stephen

Life is a concentration camp. You're stuck here and there's no way out and you can only rage impotently against your persecutors.


I trust the first lion he meets will do his duty.

Kipling Rudyard

Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.

Kirk Lisa

I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Kissinger Henry

Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Kissinger Henry

If one inquires why the American tradition is so strong against any connection of State and Church, why it dreads even the rudiments of religious teaching in state-maintained schools, the immediate and superficial answer is not far to seek. ... The

Kissinger Henry

Things are not always what they seem.

Kissinger Henry

Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Kissinger Henry

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

Kitman Marvin

"There is a God, but He drinks"

Klein Robert

It is either through the influence of narcotic potions, of which all primitive peoples and races speak in hymns, or through the powerful approach of spring, penetrating with joy all of nature, that those Dionysian stirrings arise, which in their int

Knapp R.S.

For a light heart lives long.

Koblas G.S.

April 1 This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Kopp Thomas J.

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Koran The

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Korda Alexander

Language is a virus from another planet.

Korda Michael

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Korner Kenny's

I am convinced that the truest act of courage is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally nonviolent struggle for justice. To be a man is to suffer for others.

Krabill W.S.

It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Kraf Peter Kennedy

In America, any boy may become president and I suppose that's just one of the risks he takes.

Kraft Foods

"I have to convince you, or at least snow you ..."

Kraus Karl

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

Kraus Karl

There is a limit to the admiration we may hold for a man who spends his waking hours poking the contents of chickens with a stick.

Kraus Karl

Nobody shot me.

Kristofferson Kris

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Krutch Joseph Wood

"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Kubrick Stanley

"Life is too important to take seriously."

Kubrick Stanley

"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."

Kurt Vonnegut

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.

Kurt Vonnegut

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