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The Least Successful Collector Betsy Baker played a central role in the history of collecting. She was employed as a servant in the house of John Warburton (1682-1759) who had amassed a fine collection of 58 first edition plays, including most of t

Nader Ralph


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

Naiman Arthur


When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Napoleon


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

Napoleon


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

Napoleon


I will make you shorter by the head.

Napoleon I


For 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.

Napoleon I


For the fashion of Minas Tirith was such that it was built on seven levels, each delved into a hill, and about each was set a wall, and in each wall was a gate.

Nash Ogden


"Plaese porrf raed."

Nash Ogden


Whatever doesn't succeed in two months and a half in California will never succeed.

Nash Ogden


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Nash Ogden


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Nehru Jawaharlal


My dear People. My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good Sackville Bagginses that I w

Nelson Algren


What fools these mortals be.

Neophyte


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

Nero


Consider well the proportions of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.

Nesbit Petersen


You see, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to

Neuman Alfred E.


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

New York Times


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Newman Alfred E.


Turn the other cheek.

Newman Alfred E.


This was the most unkindest cut of all.

Newman Edward Kasner


The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.

Nichols David


"What was the worst thing you've ever done?" "I won't tell you that, but I'll tell you the worst thing that ever happened to me... the most dreadful thing."

Nicolaides


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Nietzsche


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Nietzsche


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

Nietzsche


I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Nietzsche


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

Nietzsche


Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Nietzsche


I owe the public nothing.

Nietzsche


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

Nietzsche


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.

Nietzsche


I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Nothing endures but change.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Zounds! I was never so bethumped with words since I first called my brother's father dad.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Let me take you a button-hole lower.

Nietzsche Friedrich


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 Friedrich


Set the cart before the horse.

Nietzsche Friedrich


The man who has never been flogged has never been taught.

Nietzsche Friedrich


In the olden days in England, you could be hung for stealing a sheep or a loaf of bread. However, if a sheep stole a loaf of bread and gave it to you, you would only be tried for receiving, a crime punishable by forty lashes with the cat or the dog,

Nietzsche Friedrich


There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

Nimitz Admiral


Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Nixon Richard


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Nixon Richard


In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore ... in the Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million three hundred thousand miles long ... se

Nixon Richard


We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Nixon Richard


It's not enough to be Hungarian; you must have talent too.

Nixon Richard


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday.

Nixon Richard


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Nixon Richard M.


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Nixon Richard M.


"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

Nixon Richard M.


Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.

Nixon Richard M.


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.

Nixon Tricia


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Nixon Richard


He hath eaten me out of house and home.

Nixon Richard


The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.

Nixon Richard


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Nixon. Richard


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Nobe Harold Urey


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Noe Roger


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

North Lt. Col. Ollie


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

North Oliver


One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.

Norton


Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Novem The Realist


I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

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Aristophanes

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