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Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Nader Ralph


There is no fool to the old fool.

Naiman Arthur


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

Napoleon


"I have to convince you, or at least snow you ..."

Napoleon


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

Napoleon


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

Napoleon I


All phone calls are obscene.

Napoleon I


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

Nash Ogden


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

Nash Ogden


"All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please raise their right hands."

Nash Ogden


Nice guys finish last.

Nash Ogden


Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

Nehru Jawaharlal


question = ( to ) ? be : ! be;

Nelson Algren


Remark of Dr. Baldwin's concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.

Neophyte


"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Nero


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Nesbit Petersen


You always introduce the younger person to the older person, using the wording: "Miss Brown, I'd like to introduce you to an older person" (unless her name is not "Miss Brown"). If you do not know a person's age, ask for a driver's license and a ma

Neuman Alfred E.


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

New York Times


Zero Mostel: That's it baby! When you got it, flaunt it! Flaunt it!

Newman Alfred E.


A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.

Newman Alfred E.


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

Newman Edward Kasner


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

Nichols David


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Nicolaides


"Plaese porrf raed."

Nietzsche


Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Nietzsche


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.

Nietzsche


Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Nietzsche


Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Nietzsche


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.

Nietzsche


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.

Nietzsche


Another day, another dollar.

Nietzsche


"Spare no expense to save money on this one."

Nietzsche


There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all of his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his

Nietzsche Friedrich


I used to be disgusted, now I find I'm just amused.

Nietzsche Friedrich


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.

Nietzsche Friedrich


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Nietzsche Friedrich


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Nietzsche Friedrich


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

Nietzsche Friedrich


Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.

Nietzsche Friedrich


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Haste makes waste.

Nietzsche Friedrich


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Nimitz Admiral


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

Nixon Richard


Harp not on that string.

Nixon Richard


Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


Isn't it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?

Nixon Richard


Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard M.


I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Nixon Richard M.


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Nixon Richard M.


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Nixon Richard M.


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Nixon Tricia


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Nixon Richard


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


It has been said [by Anatole France], "it is not by amusing oneself that one learns," and, in reply: "it is *____only* by amusing oneself that one can learn."

Nixon. Richard


The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Nobe Harold Urey


"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

Noe Roger


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

North Lt. Col. Ollie


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

North Oliver


Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Norton


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Novem The Realist


The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.

nominatio Senator





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