people quote people free resource of famous quoting - great phrases for simply ideas
browsing by author   
browsing alphabetically   

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

O'Casey Sean

Hotels are tired of getting ripped off. I checked into a hotel and they had towels from my house.

O'Connor Flannery

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

O'Donohugh Michael

A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

O'Hara John

Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?


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

O'Huiginn Sean

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

O'Long Michael

Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

O'Malley Austin

"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

O'Rourke P.J.

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

O'Rourke P.J.

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

O'Rourke P.J.

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

O'Rourke P.J.

You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.

O'Rourke P.J.

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

O'Rourke P.J.

Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

O'Rourke P.J.

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Oakes Wayne

There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Oates Joyce Carol

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

Oech Roger von

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Ogborn L.

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Orben Robert

Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped.

Organa Princess Leia

I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Organa Princess Leia

Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Organa Princess Leia

One of my favorite jokes, a telling commentary on Jewish mothers' capacity to lay on guilt, involves the mother who gave her son two neckties on Chanuka. The boy hurried into his bedroom, ripped off the tie he was wearing, put on one of the ties his

Organa Princess Leia

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

Organa Princess Leia

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

Orton William

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.

Orton Joe

There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Orwell George

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

Orwell George

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

Orwell George

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

Orwell George

If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Oscar Wilde

A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Oscar Wilde

The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.


University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.


Turn the other cheek.

Oz The Wizard of

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

o Oscar Levant

Were there no women, men might live like gods.

ordinanc Local

Random Quote

The Golden Rule is of no use to you whatever unless you realize it is your move.
Crane Frank

deep thoughts of brillyant genius of human history
    about this website