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

M Hawkeye

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.

Mabbitt Ronald

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

Mabley Moms

The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

MacDonald Dwight

Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

MacDonald Ross

Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Macaulay Thomas

Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Macdonald Ronald

Practice yourself what you preach.


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

Machiavelli Niccolo

I am a deeply superficial person.

Machineri R. Bradbury

I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Madariaga Salvador De

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

Madison James

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.


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

Mahabharata The

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Mahabharata. The

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.


Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Maher Bill

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

Mailer Norman

The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Maistre Joseph De

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


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Malraux Andre

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Mamet David

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

Man Little Big

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

Manners Miss

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Manson Charles

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Manson Charles

What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Manua Princess Irulan

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

Manville Tommy

Charity begins at home.

Manville Tommy

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Manville Tommy

Haste makes waste.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Margaret Mitchell

All is well that ends well.

Mari Clive James on

I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.

Mark Twain

A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Mark Twain

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Honesty's the best policy.

Mark Twain

I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Mark Twain

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Marlon Brando

There is no proverb that is not true.

Marlowe Christopher

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

Marlowe Christopher

Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Marlowe Christopher

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Marlowe Christopher

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Marquis Don

No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it.

Marquis Don

No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

Marquis Don

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

Marquis Don

The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Marr Bill

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Marshall Brickman

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

Marshall Thurgood

I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Martin Steve

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Martin Thomas L.

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


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.


A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]


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

Martin Steve

Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Martin Steve

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is what you get when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Martin Susanna

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

Martin' Kin Hubbard

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Marx Groucho

The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Marx Groucho

He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Masterson Bat

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.

Mathis Andrew W.

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Mau W. Somerset

Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Maugh W. Somerset

I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Maugham Somerset

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Maugham Somerset

Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Maugham W. Somerset

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

Maugham W. Somerset

A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Maugham W.S.

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

Maugham W. Somerset

There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Max Beerbohm

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

Mayfield E.J.

What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

Mayonnaise Hellman's

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

Mayor Kevin White

I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called "brightness", but it doesn't seem to work.

McAfee Ron

Real wealth can only increase.

McCabe Charles

Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

McCall Cash

Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

McCarthy Charlie

Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

McCarthy Charlie

The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

McCarthy Eugene

If you catch a man, throw him back.

McCarthy Eugene

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

McCorkle Julia Norton

You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

McDaniel Hattie

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.

McEvoy J. P.

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

McGee Travis

Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

McGovern George

Littering is dumb.

McGuire Al

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

McIntire Carl

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

McLeod Thom

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

McLuhan. Marshall

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

McShane Michael

Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Mead Margaret

Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.

Medawar Sir Peter

It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Meese Ed

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Meir Golda

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

Melvin Belli

I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.


So little time, so little to do.


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.


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.

Mencken H. L.

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

Mencken H. L.

Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Mencken H. L.

Mum's the word.

Mencken H. L.

Faith is under the left nipple.

Mencken H. L.

When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Mencken H. L.

There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Mencken H. L.

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

Mencken H. L.

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Mencken H.L.

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

Prizes are for children.

Mencken H.L.

God is Dead.

Mencken H.L.

Genius is pain.

Mencken H.L.

"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

"Life is too important to take seriously."

Mencken H.L.

Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Mencken H.L.

Your wig steers the gig.

Mencken H.L.

For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.

Mencken H.L.

If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Mencken H.L.

The best you get is an even break.

Mencken H.L.

Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Mencken H.L.

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Mencken H.L.

If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Mencken H.L.

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

Mengot Roy

Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Meredith George

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Meredith Owen

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

Metrop Fran Lebowitz

Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Mex Jack Handley

Necessity has no law.

Mex Jack Handley The New

Luck can't last a lifetime, unless you die young.

Mex Jack Handley The New

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

Meyrowitz N.

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Michael Levin

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.

Michael Levin

Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Michael Winner British

TV is chewing gum for the eyes.


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

Michener James A.

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

Midler Bette

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

Mike Harding

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

Mike Harding

Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Mill John Stuart

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Mill Dennis

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Miller Arthur

If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Miller Arthur R.

Ed Sullivan will be around as long as someone else has talent.

Miller Dennis

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

Miller Dennis

The man who runs may fight again.

Miller Dennis

Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Miller Dennis

It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Miller. Olin

"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

Millman Dave

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.


Public use of any portable music system is a virtually guaranteed indicator of sociopathic tendencies.


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Milton John

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Milton John

If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Milton John

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.

Mitchell Gener

This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.


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

Mizner Wilson

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

Mizner Wilson

I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

Mizner Wilson

I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Mizner Wilson

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

Moffitt James

Think sideways!


Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Montagu Lady M.W.

The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Montague Charles Edward

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Montaigne Michel Eyquem de

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Montaigne Michel de

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.

Montaigne Michel de

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Moore Steven

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Moose Bullwinkle

... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

Moravia Alberto

I didn't do it! Nobody saw me do it! Can't prove anything!

More Sir Thomas

Events are not affected, they develop.

Morgan J.P.

The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o

Morgan J.P.

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.

Morgan J.P.

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Morley Christopher

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.

Morley Christopher

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

Morley Christopher

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

Morley Christopher

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Morley John Viscount

You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Morris William

My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.


Mate, this parrot wouldn't VOOM if you put four million volts through it!

Moses Robert

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

Moses Robert

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

Moss Stirling

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

Mostel Zero

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Mother Karl Marx's

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.


Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.


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

Muggeridge Malcolm

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

Mull Martin

... 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.

Munr H.H.

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Munro H.H.

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Murray Bill

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Muscha Jerry

Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Muskie Senator Edmund

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

Musselman Bill

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

Musset Alfred De

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