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The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

P Harry Thurston


Men will fuck mud.

Pa Long Chen


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Pa Jessie


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.

Paar Jack


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Paar Jack


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Paine Thomas


If God is One, what is bad?

Paine Thomas


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Palindromist The Mad


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Parker Dorothy


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Parker Dorothy


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

Parker Dorothy


All phone calls are obscene.

Parker Dorothy


Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Parker Dorothy


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

Parker Dorothy


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Parker Dorthy


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Parker Robert


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

Parkinson


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

Parkinson C.N.


Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Parkinson C.N.


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Parnas Dave


It is better to have loved and lost

Pascal Blaise


It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Pascal Blaise


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Pascal Blaise


Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Pasteur L.


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Pat Cadigan


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

Pat Cadigan


Never promise more than you can perform.

Patricia O Tuama


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

Patrick Saint


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Patton


If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

Paul Erdman


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Paul Tillich German


The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

Pelt Lucy Van


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

Penn Jillette


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.

Penn William


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

Perce Chief Joseph


If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Perelman S.J.


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Pericles


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Perlis Alan J.


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Peter Dr. Laurence J.


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Peter Dr. Laurence J.


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Peter Irene


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Peter Laurence


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

Peter Laurence J.


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

Peter Laurence J.


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Peter Stack


I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Peter Straub


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Petronius Gaius


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

Phaedrus


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

Phaedrus


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

Phaedrus


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

Philip Hale Boston


If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Philips Emo


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Phillips Emo


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Phillips Utah


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.

Physicist John von Neumann


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Picasso


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Picasso


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Picasso Pablo


When the sun shineth, make hay.

Pike Bishop James


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Pile Stephen


Real wealth can only increase.

Pile Stephen


What!? Me worry?

Pile Stephen


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Pile Stephen


"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

Pile Stephen


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Pindar


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Pindar


"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

Pinero Sir Arthur Wing


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Pintauro Joseph


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Pirsig Robert


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

Platford Lois


God is Dead.

Plato


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

Plato


Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Plato


The superfluous is very necessary.

Plato


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

Plato


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

Plato


Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Plautus Titus Maccius


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Plautus Titus Maccius


Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.

Plautus Titus Maccius


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.

Player Willis


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

Plotinus


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Plummer Christopher


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Plutarch


The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Pollard John G.


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Pooh-Bah


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.

Pope


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

Pope Alexander


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Pope Alexander


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Pope John Paul


When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Pope St. Gregory


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

Poppins Mary


Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Postmas James


Piece of cake!

Pournelle Niven and


The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Powers Richard


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Prabhupada Swami


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

Prentice George D.


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

President Pat Paulsen for


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Presley Elvis


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Presley Elvis


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Price Don


Flame on!

Prochnow Herbert


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Prochnow Herbert V.


If you want divine justice, die.

Professor English


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Prosser D. Winkel and F.


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Protagoras


Confucius say too much.

Proust M.


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.

Proverb A Yippie


A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Proverb Ancient Simian


per year.

Proverb Chinese


Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]

Proverb Chinese


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Proverb Recent Chinese


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Pryne Hester


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Psalms


Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Publilius


It's always darkest just before the lights go out.

Publius Ovidius Naso


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Publius Terentius Afer


Another day, another dollar.

Publius Terentius Afer


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Publius Terentius Afer


He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Publius Terentius Afer


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Publius Vergilius Maro


An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director f

Publius Vergilius Maro


A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Publius Vergilius Maro


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Publius Vergilius Maro


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Pudd'nhead Wilson's


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

Pulitzer Joseph


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Pusey Nathan


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

Pyrrhus


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Python Monty


Words have a longer life than deeds.

prayer Medieval


No evil can happen to a good man.

proverb Arab


Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

proverb Arabian


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

proverb Chinese


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

proverb Chinese


Nothing endures but change.

proverb Chinese


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

proverb Chinese


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

proverb Chinese


Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

proverb Chinese


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.

proverb Chinese


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

proverb Indian


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

proverb Italian


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

proverb Polish


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

proverb Spanish


There is no sin but ignorance.

proverb Turkish


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

proverb. Scottish





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