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If God is One, what is bad?

M Hawkeye


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Mabbitt Ronald


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

Mabley Moms


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

MacDonald Dwight


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

MacDonald Ross


You may have heard that a dean is to faculty as a hydrant is to a dog.

Macaulay Thomas


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Macdonald Ronald


Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters is obscurantist drivel; Star Trek can turn your brains to puree of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or all in a bunc

Machiavelli


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

Machiavelli Niccolo


Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Machineri R. Bradbury


"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

Madariaga Salvador De


Two heads are better than one.

Madison James


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Madonna


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Mahabharata The


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Mahabharata. The


In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Maharbal


Housework can kill you if done right.

Maher Bill


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

Mailer Norman


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.

Maistre Joseph De


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

Making


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Malraux Andre


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Mamet David


The more the merrier.

Man Little Big


Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Manners Miss


He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Manson Charles


I remember once being on a station platform in Cleveland at four in the morning. A black porter was carrying my bags, and as we were waiting for the train to come in, he said to me: "Excuse me, Mr. Cooke, I don't want to invade your privacy, but I h

Manson Charles


Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Manua Princess Irulan


Nothing endures but change.

Manville Tommy


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Manville Tommy


God helps them that help themselves.

Manville Tommy


"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

Marcus Tullius Cicero


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Margaret Mitchell


British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

Mari Clive James on


Who's scruffy-looking?

Mark Twain


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Mark Twain


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Mark Twain


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Mark Twain


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

Mark Twain


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

Mark Twain


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

Mark Twain


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

Mark Twain


Better late than never.

Mark Twain


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Mark Twain


There's no justice in this world.

Marlon Brando


If Beethoven's Seventh Symphony is not by some means abridged, it will soon fall into disuse.

Marlowe Christopher


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Marlowe Christopher


Turn the other cheek.

Marlowe Christopher


Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Marlowe Christopher


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Marquis Don


Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Marquis Don


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Marquis Don


Men's skin is different from women's skin. It is usually bigger, and it has more snakes tattooed on it. Also, if you examine a woman's skin very closely, inch by inch, starting at her shapely ankles, then gently tracing the slender curve of her cal

Marquis Don


If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Marr Bill


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.

Marshall Brickman


The ultimate game show will be the one where somebody gets killed at the end.

Marshall Thurgood


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Martin Steve


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.

Martin Thomas L.


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Martin


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Martin


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

Martin


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Martin Steve


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

Martin Steve


... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Martin Susanna


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

Martin' Kin Hubbard


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Marx Groucho


There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.

Marx Groucho


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.

Maslow


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.

Masterson Bat


It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.

Mathis Andrew W.


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Mau W. Somerset


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.]

Maugh W. Somerset


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Maugham Somerset


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

Maugham Somerset


Not all who own a harp are harpers.

Maugham W. Somerset


Necessity hath no law.

Maugham W. Somerset


The whole world is a scab. The point is to pick it constructively.

Maugham W.S.


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

Maugham W. Somerset


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Max Beerbohm


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

Mayfield E.J.


Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Mayonnaise Hellman's


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

Mayor Kevin White


Business will be either better or worse.

McAfee Ron


The last vestiges of the old Republic have been swept away.

McCabe Charles


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

McCall Cash


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

McCarthy Charlie


I'll never get off this planet.

McCarthy Charlie


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

McCarthy Eugene


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

McCarthy Eugene


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

McCorkle Julia Norton


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

McDaniel Hattie


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets truth.

McEvoy J. P.


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

McGee Travis


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

McGovern George


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McGuire Al


History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

McIntire Carl


Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

McLeod Thom


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

McLuhan. Marshall


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

McShane Michael


Look before you leap.

Mead Margaret


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Medawar Sir Peter


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

Meese Ed


We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

Meir Golda


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Melvin Belli


A violent man will die a violent death.

Menander


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

Menander


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Menander


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Mencken H. L.


Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Mencken H. L.


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Mencken H. L.


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Mencken H. L.


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Mencken H. L.


A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Mencken H. L.


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Mencken H. L.


Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Mencken H. L.


No evil can happen to a good man.

Mencken H.L.


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

Mencken H.L.


You can never do just one thing.

Mencken H.L.


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

Mencken H.L.


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.

Mencken H.L.


Campus sidewalks never exist as the straightest line between two points.

Mencken H.L.


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

Mencken H.L.


Too much of everything is just enough.

Mencken H.L.


Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

Mencken H.L.


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Mencken H.L.


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Mencken H.L.


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Mencken H.L.


We are what we pretend to be.

Mencken H.L.


A memorandum is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Mencken H.L.


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.

Mencken H.L.


per year.

Mencken H.L.


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

Mencken H.L.


In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.

Mencken H.L.


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

Mengot Roy


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

Meredith George


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Meredith Owen


When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.

Metrop Fran Lebowitz


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

Mex Jack Handley


God help those who do not help themselves.

Mex Jack Handley The New


The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.

Mex Jack Handley The New


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

Meyrowitz N.


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Michael Levin


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

Michael Levin


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Michael Winner British


A full belly makes a dull brain.

Michelangelo


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

Michener James A.


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Midler Bette


There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Mike Harding


The plot was designed in a light vein that somehow became varicose.

Mike Harding


I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Mill John Stuart


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Mill Dennis


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Miller


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

Miller Arthur


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.

Miller Arthur R.


A man's house is his castle.

Miller Dennis


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Miller Dennis


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Miller Dennis


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Miller Dennis


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Miller. Olin


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Millman Dave


Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Milne


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Milton


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

Milton John


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Milton John


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Milton John


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

Mitchell Gener


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Miyamot


We're only in it for the volume.

Mizner Wilson


Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.

Mizner Wilson


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?

Mizner Wilson


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Mizner Wilson


The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Moffitt James


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Moliere


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

Montagu Lady M.W.


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Montague Charles Edward


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.

Montaigne Michel Eyquem de


Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Montaigne Michel de


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

Montaigne Michel de


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Montesquieu


There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.

Montesquieu


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

Montesquieu


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Moore Steven


Getting into trouble is easy.

Moose Bullwinkle


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

Moravia Alberto


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

More Sir Thomas


The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Morgan J.P.


Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

Morgan J.P.


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Morgan J.P.


A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Morley Christopher


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

Morley Christopher


A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Morley Christopher


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Morley Christopher


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Morley John Viscount


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

Morris William


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

Morrisey


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Moses Robert


I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.

Moses Robert


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

Moss Stirling


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Mostel Zero


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

Mother Karl Marx's


I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.

Muad'dib


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Muad'dib


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Muggeridge Malcolm


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

Mull Martin


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Munr H.H.


Home is where the hurt is.

Munro H.H.


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

Murray Bill


Satire is tragedy plus time.

Muscha Jerry


Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

Muskie Senator Edmund


Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours.

Musselman Bill


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Musset Alfred De





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