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There is no sin but ignorance.

M Hawkeye

There must be more to life than having everything.

Mabbitt Ronald

Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Mabley Moms

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

MacDonald Dwight

Forgive and forget.

MacDonald Ross

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Macaulay Thomas

A word to the wise is enough.

Macdonald Ronald

He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Machiavelli Niccolo

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

Machineri R. Bradbury

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

Madariaga Salvador De

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Madison James

Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.


Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Mahabharata The

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!

Mahabharata. The

Imitation is the sincerest form of television.


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

Maher Bill

If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Mailer Norman

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

Maistre Joseph De

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.


If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Malraux Andre

Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Mamet David

Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Man Little Big

We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Manners Miss

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

Manson Charles

Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Manson Charles

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

Manua Princess Irulan

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Manville Tommy

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

Manville Tommy

Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Manville Tommy

Words have a longer life than deeds.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.

Margaret Mitchell

Mari Clive James on

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

Mark Twain

The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Mark Twain

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Mark Twain

Use an accordion. Go to jail.

Mark Twain

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Mark Twain

We are governed not by armies and police but by ideas.

Mark Twain

It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.

Mark Twain

"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Marlon Brando

May you live in uninteresting times.

Marlowe Christopher

The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Marlowe Christopher

Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Marlowe Christopher

TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

Marlowe Christopher

Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Marquis Don

We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Marquis Don

I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Marquis Don

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Marquis Don

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

Marr Bill

Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Marshall Brickman

One good turn deserves another.

Marshall Thurgood

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

Martin Steve

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Martin Thomas L.

Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.


Nothing endures but change.

Martin Steve

Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Martin Steve

I hate dying.

Martin Susanna

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

Martin' Kin Hubbard

A dead man cannot bite.

Marx Groucho

A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Marx Groucho

An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.


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

Masterson Bat

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Mathis Andrew W.

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.

Mau W. Somerset

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

Maugh W. Somerset

There is always something new out of Africa.

Maugham Somerset

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

Maugham Somerset

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Maugham W. Somerset

Men will fuck mud.

Maugham W. Somerset

To lead people, you must follow behind.

Maugham W.S.

Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Maugham W. Somerset

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

Max Beerbohm

Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Mayfield E.J.

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Mayonnaise Hellman's

"Plaese porrf raed."

Mayor Kevin White

Piece of cake!

McAfee Ron

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

McCabe Charles

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

McCall Cash

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

McCarthy Charlie

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

McCarthy Charlie

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

McCarthy Eugene

I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

McCarthy Eugene

How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

McCorkle Julia Norton

The world wants to be deceived.

McDaniel Hattie

Who's scruffy-looking?

McEvoy J. P.

If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

McGee Travis

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

McGovern George

All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

McGuire Al

He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

McIntire Carl

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

McLeod Thom

It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

McLuhan. Marshall

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.

McShane Michael

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Mead Margaret

A man is known by the company he organizes.

Medawar Sir Peter

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Meese Ed

Turn the other cheek.

Meir Golda

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

Melvin Belli

The faster we go, the rounder we get.


Getting into trouble is easy.


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.


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

Mencken H. L.

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

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.

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Mencken H. L.

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Mencken H. L.

A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Mencken H. L.

Love the sea? I dote upon it

Mencken H. L.

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.

Mencken H. L.

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

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Mencken H.L.

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,

Mencken H.L.

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Mencken H.L.

One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Mencken H.L.

If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Mencken H.L.

A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Mencken H.L.

If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Mencken H.L.

We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Mencken H.L.

If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Mencken H.L.

Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

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

Mencken H.L.

Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Mengot Roy

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

Meredith George

Comparing information and knowledge is like asking whether the fatness of a pig is more or less green than the designated hitter rule."

Meredith Owen

A witty saying proves nothing.

Metrop Fran Lebowitz

If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Mex Jack Handley

When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Mex Jack Handley The New

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

Mex Jack Handley The New

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Meyrowitz N.

'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Michael Levin

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

Michael Levin

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

Michael Winner British

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Michener James A.

I'll turn over a new leaf.

Midler Bette

After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Mike Harding

What we wish, that we readily believe.

Mike Harding

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

Mill John Stuart

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

Mill Dennis

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.


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Miller Arthur

There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Miller Arthur R.

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.

Miller Dennis

The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Miller Dennis

It's from Casablanca. I've been waiting all my life to use that line.

Miller Dennis

A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Miller Dennis

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

Miller. Olin

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

Millman Dave

Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.


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


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Milton John

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.

Milton John

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

Milton John

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.

Mitchell Gener

By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.


... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

Mizner Wilson

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Mizner Wilson

That's no moon...

Mizner Wilson

Immature artists imitate, mature artists steal.

Mizner Wilson

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

Moffitt James

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Montagu Lady M.W.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Montague Charles Edward

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

Montaigne Michel Eyquem de

It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Montaigne Michel de

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

Montaigne Michel de

Rascal, am I? Take THAT!


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


Events are not affected, they develop.


Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Moore Steven

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

Moose Bullwinkle

A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Moravia Alberto

"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

More Sir Thomas

Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Morgan J.P.

Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Morgan J.P.

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Morgan J.P.

Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Morley Christopher

Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Morley Christopher

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Morley Christopher

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

Morley Christopher

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

Morley John Viscount

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.

Morris William

To have died once is enough.


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

Moses Robert

There is no fool to the old fool.

Moses Robert

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.

Moss Stirling

Fear is the greatest salesman.

Mostel Zero

Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Mother Karl Marx's

If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every


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


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

Muggeridge Malcolm

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

Mull Martin

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

Munr H.H.

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Munro H.H.

Murray Bill

Practice is the best of all instructors.

Muscha Jerry

The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Muskie Senator Edmund

Plato, by the way, wanted to banish all poets from his proposed Utopia because they were liars. The truth was that Plato knew philosophers couldn't compete successfully with poets.

Musselman Bill

Never promise more than you can perform.

Musset Alfred De

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