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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.

Kafka F.

Many hands make light work.

Kafka Franz

Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Kahlil Gibran

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Kahn Alfred

You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Kaiser Henry J.

Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Kandel Howard

The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Kandel Howard

"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

Kant Immanuel

The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Karl Kraus

"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Karl Menninger

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Kasspe Arthur

I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Kaufman George

Love the sea? I dote upon it

Kaufman George S.

Turn the other cheek.

Kaufman Stanley

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

Kaul Donald

Getting into trouble is easy.

Kaul Donald

I hate dying.

Kay Alan

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Kay Alan

"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

Ke John F.

I'll turn over a new leaf.

Keats John

...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.

Kehlog Albran

... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Kehlog Albran

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Kehlog Albran

Mum's the word.

Kehlog Albran

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

Kehlog Albran

Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

Kehlog Albran

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

Keillor Garrison

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

Keillor Garrison

The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.

Keillor Garrison

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Keller Helen

The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Kelly Walt

She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Kempis Thomas `a

Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Kempis Thomas `a

"Whom are you?" said he, for he had been to night school.


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Kennedy J.F.

There is no sin but ignorance.

Kennedy J.F.

Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Kennedy J.F.

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

Kennedy John F.

An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Kennedy John F.

Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Kennedy John F.

Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

Kennedy John F.

In charity there is no excess.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Kennedy John

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Kennedy Joseph

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 Joseph P.

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Kenobi Obi-wan

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

Kerouac Jack

So little time, so little to do.

Kerouac Jack

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

Kerr Jean

Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Kesey Ken

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

Kesey Ken

Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Kessler Leo

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

Kessler Leo

Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Kessler Leo

Nothing endures but change.

Keynes John Maynard

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.

Keynes John Maynard

One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Keynes John Maynard

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Keyser. C.J.

Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

Khrushchev Nikita

Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Kierkegaard S.

Fear is the greatest salesman.

Kierkegaard Soren

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

Kierkegaard Soren

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

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

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

Kiner Ralph

Innovation is hard to schedule.

King Stephen

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Kipling Rudyard

"If a camel flies, no one laughs if it doesn't get very far."

Kirk Lisa

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

Kissinger Henry

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

Kissinger Henry

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Kissinger Henry

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Kissinger Henry

You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

Kissinger Henry

"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Kitman Marvin

Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Klein Robert

"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Knapp R.S.

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Koblas G.S.

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Kopp Thomas J.

There is always something new out of Africa.

Koran The

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

Korda Alexander

The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Korda Michael

Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Korner Kenny's

The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Krabill W.S.

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Kraf Peter Kennedy

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Kraft Foods

Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Kraus Karl

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Kraus Karl

It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

Kraus Karl

Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Kristofferson Kris

Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Krutch Joseph Wood

There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Kubrick Stanley

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

Kubrick Stanley

Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Kurt Vonnegut

It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Kurt Vonnegut

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