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A is for Apple.

P Harry Thurston

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Pa Long Chen

A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Pa Jessie

"I wonder", he said to himself, "what's in a book while it's closed. Oh, I know it's full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, there's a whole story with people I don't know yet

Paar Jack

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.

Paar Jack

Put a rogue in the limelight and he will act like an honest man.

Paine Thomas

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

Paine Thomas

If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Palindromist The Mad

I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behin

Parker Dorothy

Honesty's the best policy.

Parker Dorothy

America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization.

Parker Dorothy

I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.

Parker Dorothy

The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.

Parker Dorothy

One good turn deserves another.

Parker Dorothy

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

Parker Dorthy

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."

Parker Robert

Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]


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

Parkinson C.N.

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

Parkinson C.N.

Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Parnas Dave

He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Pascal Blaise

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

Pascal Blaise

"Remember, if it's being done correctly, here or abroad, it's ___not the U.S. Army doing it!"

Pascal Blaise

"That's no answer," Job said, "And for someone who's supposed to be omnipotent, let me tell you 'tabernacle' has only one l."

Pasteur L.

The distinction between Freedom and Liberty is not accurately known; naturalists have been unable to find a living specimen of either.

Pat Cadigan

Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Pat Cadigan

My experience with government is when things are non-controversial, beautifully co-ordinated and all the rest, it must be that not much is going on.

Patricia O Tuama

Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Patrick Saint

What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin


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

Paul Erdman

The man who raises a fist has run out of ideas.

Paul Tillich German

Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Pelt Lucy Van

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Penn Jillette

The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Penn William

Dianetics is a milestone for man comparable to his discovery of fire and superior to his invention of the wheel and the arch.

Perce Chief Joseph

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Perelman S.J.

A new taste had been acquired and a new appetite began to grow. The time had long since arrived to crush the technical intelligentsia, which had come to regard itself as too irreplaceable and had not gotten used to catching instructions on the wing.


If you wants to get elected president, you'se got to think up some memoraboble homily so's school kids can be pestered into memorizin' it, even if they don't know what it means.

Perlis Alan J.

To teach is to learn twice.

Peter Dr. Laurence J.

Don't get mad, get even.

Peter Dr. Laurence J.

Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks the tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair, hot wench in flame-colored taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous to

Peter Irene

Practice is the best of all instructors.

Peter Laurence

Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.

Peter Laurence J.

One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Peter Laurence J.

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Peter Stack

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.

Peter Straub

Home is where the hurt is.

Petronius Gaius

Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. No citizen has a moral obligation to assist in maintaining his government.


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


I'm sorry I missed.


Interesting poll results reported in today's New York Post: people on the street in midtown Manhattan were asked whether they approved of the US invasion of Grenada. Fifty-three percent said yes; 39 percent said no; and 8 percent said "Gimme a quart

Philip Hale Boston

Just as most issues are seldom black or white, so are most good solutions seldom black or white. Beware of the solution that requires one side to be totally the loser and the other side to be totally the winner. The reason there are two sides to be

Philips Emo

The public is an old woman. Let her maunder and mumble.

Phillips Emo

I think the world is run by C students.

Phillips Utah

Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Physicist John von Neumann

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.


Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?


If you have seen one city slum you have seen them all.

Picasso Pablo

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Pike Bishop James

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

Pile Stephen

Big book, big bore.

Pile Stephen

If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. It conveys precious little of the flavor of today's statecraft. Instead, read selected portions of the Washington telephone directory containing listings for all th

Pile Stephen

A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Pile Stephen

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.

Pile Stephen

We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.


They use different words for things in America. For instance they say elevator and we say lift. They say drapes and we say curtains. They say president and we say brain damaged git.


Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong.

Pinero Sir Arthur Wing

Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.

Pintauro Joseph

For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on

Pirsig Robert

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.

Platford Lois

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.


You'd better smile when they watch you, smile like you're in control.


Gone With The Wind LITE(tm)


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c


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


To say you got a vote of confidence would be to say you needed a vote of confidence.

Plautus Titus Maccius

Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.

Plautus Titus Maccius

The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Plautus Titus Maccius

United Nations, New York, December 25. The peace and joy of the Christmas season was marred by a proclamation of a general strike of all the military forces of the world. Panic reigns in the hearts of all the patriots of every persuasion. Meanwhil

Player Willis

He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.


We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

Plummer Christopher

Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.


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

Pollard John G.

XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r


It is either through the influence of narcotic potions, of which all primitive peoples and races speak in hymns, or through the powerful approach of spring, penetrating with joy all of nature, that those Dionysian stirrings arise, which in their int


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Pope Alexander

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

Pope Alexander

You first have to decide whether to use the short or the long form. The short form is what the Internal Revenue Service calls "simplified", which means it is designed for people who need the help of a Sears tax-preparation expert to distinguish betwe

Pope John Paul

An efficient and a successful administration manifests itself equally in small as in great matters.

Pope St. Gregory

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Poppins Mary

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

Postmas James

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Pournelle Niven and

Dustin Farnum: Why, yesterday, I had the audience glued to their seats! Oliver Herford: Wonderful! Wonderful! Clever of you to think of it!

Powers Richard

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Prabhupada Swami

The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Prentice George D.

Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

President Pat Paulsen for

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

Presley Elvis

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Presley Elvis

The world has many unintentionally cruel mechanisms that are not designed for people who walk on their hands.

Price Don

Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Prochnow Herbert

"The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them."

Prochnow Herbert V.

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

Professor English

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

Prosser D. Winkel and F.

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


In the long run we are all dead.

Proust M.

"You little (such a one who, while wearing a copper nose ring, stands in a footbath atop Mount Raruaruaha during a heavy thunderstorm and shouts that Alohura, Goddess of Lightning, has the facial features of a diseased uloruaha root)!"

Proverb A Yippie

Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

Proverb Ancient Simian

We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Proverb Chinese

Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Proverb Chinese

Leave no stone unturned.

Proverb Recent Chinese

Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.

Pryne Hester

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


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.


You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

Publius Ovidius Naso

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

Publius Terentius Afer

VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Publius Terentius Afer

The goys have proven the following theorem...

Publius Terentius Afer

It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons, insist of the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather than be the instrument of h

Publius Terentius Afer

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

Publius Vergilius Maro

"I have just read your lousy review buried in the back pages. You sound like a frustrated old man who never made a success, an eight-ulcer man on a four-ulcer job, and all four ulcers working. I have never met you, but if I do you'll need a new nos

Publius Vergilius Maro

If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Publius Vergilius Maro

"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."

Publius Vergilius Maro

The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Pudd'nhead Wilson's

A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.

Pulitzer Joseph

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Pusey Nathan

Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.


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.

Python Monty

of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emissions standards from man-made sources."

prayer Medieval

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.

proverb Arab

Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.

proverb Arabian

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

proverb Chinese

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

proverb Chinese

We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they remain fixed, then with good laws that are constantly being altered, that the lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than the kind of cleverness th

proverb Chinese

A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

proverb Chinese

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

proverb Chinese

The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.

proverb Chinese

Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

proverb Chinese

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

proverb Indian

Look ere ye leap.

proverb Italian

Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics.

proverb Polish

The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.

proverb Spanish

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.

proverb Turkish

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

proverb. Scottish

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