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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.


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.


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?


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!


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


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


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.


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."


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.


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.


"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.


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


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


The superfluous is very necessary.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


"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.


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.


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


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.


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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