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Nice guys finish last.

Rabelais


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Raleigh Sir Walter


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Rand Ayn


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Rand Ayn


The more the merrier.

Randall Stanley J.


Go away, I'm all right.

Rankin Jeannette


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Ransford Chicago Reader


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

Ray Bob &


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

Ray Kroc


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Ray Kroc Founder


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

Raymond F. J.


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Raymond Aron


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


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.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Reagan Ronald


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Reagan Ronald


I owe the public nothing.

Reagan Ronald


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Reed Rex


Genius is pain.

Reed Rex


If we see the light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of an oncoming train.

Reed Thomas B.


Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Regan Gerald


If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Reich Wilhelm


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Reid Thomas


Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Remarque Erich Maria


It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Report The Kidner


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

Reuss Fred


Practice yourself what you preach.

Rich Rosen


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.

Richard Little


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Richard


Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the seats locomote through a short

Richard


Imagine what we can imagine!

Richard Bach


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Richard Bach


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

Richard Bach


Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Richard Bach


I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

Richard Henry Dama


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Richler Mordecai


An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Ringer Robert J.


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.

Rizzo Mayor Frank


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

Robbins Tom


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

Robbins Tom


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Robbins Tom


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Robbins Tom


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

Robbins Tom


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Robert Frost


A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Robert Oppenheimer


A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Robert Pante


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Robert Preston


Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Robertson Davies


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Robertson. D.W.


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Rochefou


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

Rochefou La


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Rochefoucauld La


What one fool can do, another can.

Rochefoucauld La


The two most beautiful words in the English language are "Cheque Enclosed."

Rochefoucauld La


The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Rockefeller David


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

Rockefeller John D.


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Rockwell George Lincoln


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Roger Zelazny


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Roger Zelazny


By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Roger Zelazny


Turn the other cheek.

Rogers The Best of Will


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Rogers The Best of Will


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Rogers The Best of Will


The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Rogers The Best of Will


Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Rogers The Best of Will


The only promotion rules I can think of are that a sense of shame is to be avoided at all costs and there is never any reason for a hustler to be less cunning than more virtuous men. Oh yes ... whenever you think you've got something really great, a

Rogers The Best of Will


A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Rogers The Best of Will


There must be more to life than having everything.

Rogers The Best of Will


A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.

Rogers Will


In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Rogers Will


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Rogers Will


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Rogers Will


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."

Rogers Will


Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Rogers Will


He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Rogers Will


The world wants to be deceived.

Rogers Will


Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Rogers Will


Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard. If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth.

Rogers Will


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.

Rogers Will


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Rom Prof.


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Ronald Brady


The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Ronald Knox


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Ronald Reagan


(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Roosevelt Eleanor


None love the bearer of bad news.

Roosevelt Eleanor


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


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

Roosevelt Franklin D.


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

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Roosevelt Teddy


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?

Roosevelt Theodore


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Roosevelt Theodore


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Rose Billy


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Rossetti Christina


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Roth D.L.


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.

Rouchefoucauld La


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Rouchefoucauld La


Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Roy L. Ash


Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Royal Darrell


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Royko Mike


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Rubinstein Arthur


per year.

Rudner Rita


"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Rufus


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

Rukeyser Muriel


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.

Runyon Damon


A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Rusk Dean


A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Russel Baker


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.

Russell Bertrand


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Russell Bertrand


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Russell Bertrand


Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Russell Bertrand


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

Russell Bertrand


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

Russell Baker


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

Russell Bertrand


A man's house is his castle.

Russell Hoban


Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Ryan Tom K.


Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

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