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Divorce is a game played by lawyers.


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Raleigh Sir Walter

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.

Rand Ayn

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Rand Ayn

Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Randall Stanley J.

"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Rankin Jeannette

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

Ransford Chicago Reader

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

Ray Bob &

The first requisite for immortality is death.

Ray Kroc

"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Ray Kroc Founder

Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Raymond F. J.

With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Raymond Aron

We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Reagan Ronald

Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Reagan Ronald

It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.

Reagan Ronald

The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Reagan Ronald

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

Reagan Ronald

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

Reagan Ronald

If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.

Reagan Ronald

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

Reagan Ronald

Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Reagan Ronald

We're all in this alone.

Reagan Ronald

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Reed Rex

Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Reed Rex

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Reed Thomas B.

Better late than never.

Regan Gerald

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Reich Wilhelm

Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Reid Thomas

Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that it is not genteel comedy even; that it flowers and fructifies on the contrary out of the profoundest tragic depths of the essential death in which its

Remarque Erich Maria

No good deed goes unpunished.

Report The Kidner

Nothing recedes like success.

Reuss Fred

At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Rich Rosen

The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Richard Little

Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men


God is Dead.

Richard Bach

"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Richard Bach

There is no proverb that is not true.

Richard Bach

There is always something new out of Africa.

Richard Bach

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Richard Henry Dama

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."

Richler Mordecai

Forgive and forget.

Ringer Robert J.

What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Rizzo Mayor Frank

Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Robbins Tom

The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Robbins Tom

Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Robbins Tom

Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

Robbins Tom

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Robbins Tom

Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Robert Frost

An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Robert Oppenheimer

Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Robert Pante

If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Robert Preston

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

Robertson Davies

Robertson. D.W.

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.


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Rochefou La

God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Rochefoucauld La

One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Rochefoucauld La

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

Rochefoucauld La

It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

Rockefeller David

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

Rockefeller John D.

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

Rockwell George Lincoln

If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Roger Zelazny

There's no justice in this world.

Roger Zelazny

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

Roger Zelazny

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Rogers The Best of Will

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

Rogers The Best of Will

None love the bearer of bad news.

Rogers The Best of Will

We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

Rogers The Best of Will

'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Rogers The Best of Will

You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Rogers The Best of Will

What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Rogers The Best of Will

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.

Rogers The Best of Will

This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Rogers Will

A memorandum is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Rogers Will

So little time, so little to do.

Rogers Will

Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Rogers Will

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Rogers Will

Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Rogers Will

Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Rogers Will

It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Rogers Will

Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Rogers Will

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

Rogers Will

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

Rogers Will

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

Rogers Will

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

Rogers Will

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Rom Prof.

What you don't know won't help you much either.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller

The whole world is a scab. The point is to pick it constructively.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller

If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Ronald Brady

Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Ronald Knox

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Ronald Reagan

"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Roosevelt Eleanor

When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Roosevelt Eleanor

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Roosevelt Franklin D.

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.

Roosevelt Franklin D.

The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Roosevelt Franklin Delano

The man who runs may fight again.

Roosevelt Teddy

Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Roosevelt Theodore

There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Roosevelt Theodore

What one fool can do, another can.

Rose Billy

It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Rossetti Christina

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Roth D.L.

Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Rouchefoucauld La

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.

Rouchefoucauld La

Many hands make light work.

Roy L. Ash

The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Royal Darrell

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Royko Mike

"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

Rubinstein Arthur

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.

Rudner Rita

Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Rukeyser Muriel

There's no such thing as an original sin.

Runyon Damon

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Rusk Dean

"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Russel Baker

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Russell Bertrand

Getting into trouble is easy.

Russell Bertrand

By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Russell Bertrand

To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Russell Bertrand

Imagine what we can imagine!

Russell Bertrand

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Russell Baker

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Russell Bertrand

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Russell Hoban

Real wealth can only increase.

Ryan Tom K.

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.

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