people quote people free resource of famous quoting - great phrases for simply ideas
browsing by author   
browsing alphabetically   

Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Kafka F.

It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Kafka Franz

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Kahn Alfred

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Kaiser Henry J.

Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Kandel Howard

Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Kandel Howard

Nice guys finish last.

Kant Immanuel

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Karl Kraus

Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Karl Menninger

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

Kasspe Arthur

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.

Kaufman George

Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Kaufman George S.

If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Kaufman Stanley

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

Kaul Donald

And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Kaul Donald

"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Kay Alan

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

Kay Alan

"Do you think there's a God?" "Well, ____SOMEbody's out to get me!"

Ke John F.

A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Keats John

He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Kehlog Albran

While there's life, there's hope.

Kehlog Albran

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Kehlog Albran

Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Kehlog Albran

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Kehlog Albran

Any stone in your boot always migrates against the pressure gradient to exactly the point of most pressure.

Kehlog Albran

Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Keillor Garrison

To do two things at once is to do neither.

Keillor Garrison

I love treason but hate a traitor.

Keillor Garrison

Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Keller Helen

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

Kelly Walt

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Kempis Thomas `a

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Kempis Thomas `a

... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.


The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Kennedy J.F.

Many hands make light work.

Kennedy J.F.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Kennedy J.F.

Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Kennedy John F.

It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Kennedy John F.

Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Kennedy John F.

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

Kennedy John F.

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Kennedy John

Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Kennedy Joseph

Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Kennedy Joseph P.

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Kenobi Obi-wan

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Kerouac Jack

Events are not affected, they develop.

Kerouac Jack

Beggars should be no choosers.

Kerr Jean

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Kesey Ken

Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Kesey Ken

I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Kessler Leo

Time goes, you say? Ah no! Time stays, *we* go.

Kessler Leo

One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Kessler Leo

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.

Keynes John Maynard

If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Keynes John Maynard

A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.

Keynes John Maynard

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

Keyser. C.J.

Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Khrushchev Nikita

Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Kierkegaard S.

At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Kierkegaard Soren

A witty saying proves nothing.

Kierkegaard Soren

Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

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

The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Kiner Ralph

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

King Stephen

Moneyliness is next to Godliness.


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

Kipling Rudyard

Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Kirk Lisa

One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Kissinger Henry

The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Kissinger Henry

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

Kissinger Henry

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

Kissinger Henry

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Kissinger Henry

I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Kitman Marvin

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Klein Robert

Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Knapp R.S.

I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Koblas G.S.

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.


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

Kopp Thomas J.

"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Koran The

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

Korda Alexander

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Korda Michael

"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Korner Kenny's

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

Krabill W.S.

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

Kraf Peter Kennedy

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

Kraft Foods

If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Kraus Karl

Business will be either better or worse.

Kraus Karl

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

Kraus Karl

If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Kristofferson Kris

"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Krutch Joseph Wood

One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Kubrick Stanley

A snake lurks in the grass.

Kubrick Stanley

Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut

Random Quote

Man's unique agony as a species consists in his perpetual conflict between the desire to stand out and the need to blend in.
Harris Sydney J.

deep thoughts of brillyant genius of human history
    about this website