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He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Rabelais


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Raleigh Sir Walter


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

Rand Ayn


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

Rand Ayn


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Randall Stanley J.


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Rankin Jeannette


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Ransford Chicago Reader


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Ray Bob &


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Ray Kroc


For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.

Ray Kroc Founder


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Raymond F. J.


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.

Raymond Aron


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

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


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.

Reagan Ronald


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Reagan Ronald


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Reagan Ronald


If God is One, what is bad?

Reagan Ronald


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.

Reagan Ronald


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.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Reagan Ronald


Think sideways!

Reed Rex


"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

Reed Rex


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

Reed Thomas B.


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Regan Gerald


"I only touch base with reality on an as-needed basis!"

Reich Wilhelm


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Reid Thomas


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Remarque Erich Maria


Nice guys finish last.

Report The Kidner


There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Reuss Fred


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

Rich Rosen


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Richard Little


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

Richard


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

Richard


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Richard Bach


VI: A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. VII: Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base. VIII: The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade ari

Richard Bach


A word to the wise is enough.

Richard Bach


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Richard Bach


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

Richard Henry Dama


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Richler Mordecai


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

Ringer Robert J.


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Rizzo Mayor Frank


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.

Robbins Tom


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

Robbins Tom


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Robbins Tom


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

Robbins Tom


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

Robbins Tom


Business will be either better or worse.

Robert Frost


You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Robert Oppenheimer


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Robert Pante


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Robert Preston


What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Robertson Davies


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Robertson. D.W.


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Rochefou


What one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

Rochefou La


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Rochefoucauld La


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Rochefoucauld La


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Rochefoucauld La


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Rockefeller David


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

Rockefeller John D.


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Rockwell George Lincoln


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

Roger Zelazny


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

Roger Zelazny


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

Roger Zelazny


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Rogers The Best of Will


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

Rogers The Best of Will


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Rogers The Best of Will


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Rogers The Best of Will


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

Rogers The Best of Will


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Rogers The Best of Will


Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Rogers The Best of Will


Odets, where is thy sting?

Rogers The Best of Will


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Rogers Will


He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


To have died once is enough.

Rogers Will


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Rogers Will


Faith is under the left nipple.

Rogers Will


You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

Rogers Will


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Rogers Will


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Rogers Will


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Rom Prof.


There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


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.

Ronald Brady


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Ronald Knox


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

Ronald Reagan


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

Roosevelt Eleanor


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

Roosevelt Eleanor


I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


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

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


One good turn deserves another.

Roosevelt Teddy


Anything is possible on paper.

Roosevelt Theodore


Solipsists of the World... you are already united.

Roosevelt Theodore


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Rose Billy


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Rossetti Christina


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

Roth D.L.


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Rouchefoucauld La


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Rouchefoucauld La


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Roy L. Ash


A man's house is his castle.

Royal Darrell


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Royko Mike


If there is no wind, row.

Rubinstein Arthur


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.

Rudner Rita


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

Rufus


What one fool can do, another can.

Rukeyser Muriel


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

Runyon Damon


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Rusk Dean


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

Russel Baker


There's no justice in this world.

Russell Bertrand


When alerted to an intrusion by tinkling glass or otherwise, 1) Calm yourself 2) Identify the intruder 3) If hostile, kill him. Step number 3 is of particular importance. If you leave the guy alive out of misguided softheartedness, he will repay y

Russell Bertrand


I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Russell Bertrand


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

Russell Bertrand


Knowledge is power.

Russell Bertrand


A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Russell Baker


"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."

Russell Bertrand


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Russell Hoban


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Ryan Tom K.


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

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