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

Rabelais


Don't vote

Raleigh Sir Walter


She say, Miss Colie, You better hush. God might hear you. Let 'im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.

Rand Ayn


One thing I have no worry about is whether God exists. But it has occurred to me that God has Alzheimer's and has forgotten we exist.

Rand Ayn


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Randall Stanley J.


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.

Rankin Jeannette


It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.

Ransford Chicago Reader


We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.

Ray Bob &


"In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point."

Ray Kroc


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Ray Kroc Founder


Political speeches are like steer horns. A point here, a point there, and a lot of bull inbetween.

Raymond F. J.


War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.

Raymond Aron


I'm going to Vietnam at the request of the White House. President Johnson says a war isn't really a war without my jokes.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.

Reagan Ronald


I'll never get off this planet.

Reagan Ronald


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Reagan Ronald


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Reagan Ronald


Mate, this parrot wouldn't VOOM if you put four million volts through it!

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Reagan Ronald


It is necessary for the welfare of society that genius should be privileged to utter sedition, to blaspheme, to outrage good taste, to corrupt the youthful mind, and generally to scandalize one's uncles.

Reed Rex


You get what you pay for.

Reed Rex


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

Reed Thomas B.


One good turn asketh another.

Regan Gerald


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

Reich Wilhelm


If the church put in half the time on covetousness that it does on lust, this would be a better world.

Reid Thomas


If they were so inclined, they could impeach him because they don't like his necktie.

Remarque Erich Maria


If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Report The Kidner


What is good? Everything that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? Everything that is born of weakness. Not contentedness but more power; not peace but war; not virtue but fitness. The weak and the

Reuss Fred


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

Rich Rosen


Carol's head ached as she trailed behind the unsmiling Calibrees along the block of booths. She chirruped at Kennicott, "Let's be wild! Let's ride on the merry-go-round and grab a gold ring!" Kennicott considered it, and mumbled to Calibree, "Thin

Richard Little


Law stands mute in the midst of arms.

Richard


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Richard


To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.

Richard Bach


All the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.

Richard Bach


There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

Richard Bach


Luck can't last a lifetime, unless you die young.

Richard Bach


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Richard Henry Dama


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Richler Mordecai


In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of the scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first.

Ringer Robert J.


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Rizzo Mayor Frank


I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Robbins Tom


'Scuse me, while I kiss the sky!

Robbins Tom


You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

Robbins Tom


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Robbins Tom


If God lived on Earth, people would knock out all His windows.

Robbins Tom


Necessity has no law.

Robert Frost


Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Robert Oppenheimer


Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters is obscurantist drivel; Star Trek can turn your brains to puree of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or all in a bunc

Robert Pante


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

Robert Preston


Beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell.

Robertson Davies


Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Robertson. D.W.


The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Rochefou


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

Rochefou La


It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: "And this, too, shall pass away."

Rochefoucauld La


No evil can happen to a good man.

Rochefoucauld La


The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.

Rochefoucauld La


Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.

Rockefeller David


I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Rockefeller John D.


It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Rockwell George Lincoln


If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every

Roger Zelazny


Man is the measure of all things.

Roger Zelazny


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.

Roger Zelazny


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Rogers The Best of Will


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

Rogers The Best of Will


"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

Rogers The Best of Will


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Rogers The Best of Will


A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Rogers The Best of Will


Lassie looked brilliant, in part because the farm family she lived with was made up of idiots. Remember? One of them was always getting pinned under the tractor, and Lassie was always rushing back to the farmhouse to alert the other ones. She'd w

Rogers The Best of Will


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

Rogers The Best of Will


The Army needs leaders the way a foot needs a big toe.

Rogers The Best of Will


A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

Rogers Will


A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.

Rogers Will


Cold is God's way of teling us to burn more Catholics.

Rogers Will


Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

Rogers Will


The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England, live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food. Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America, live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food. The wo

Rogers Will


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Rogers Will


It'll be just like Beggars' Canyon back home.

Rogers Will


I use not only all the brains I have, but all those I can borrow as well.

Rogers Will


Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice... moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Rogers Will


Patch griefs with proverbs.

Rogers Will


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Rogers Will


Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.

Rogers Will


As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalize and legitimize these distinctions.

Rogers Will


Every cloud engenders not a storm.

Rom Prof.


A violent man will die a violent death.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


... "fire" does not matter, "earth" and "air" and "water" do not matter. "I" do not matter. No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words. The more words he remembers, the cleverer do his fellows esteem him. He looks upon the great

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


"Jesus saves...but Gretzky gets the rebound!"

Ronald Brady


My band career ended late in my senior year when John Cooper and I threw my amplifier out the dormitory window. We did not act in haste. First we checked to make sure the amplifier would fit through the frame, using the belt from my bathrobe to meas

Ronald Knox


To teach is to learn twice.

Ronald Reagan


Time goes, you say? Ah no! Time stays, *we* go.

Roosevelt Eleanor


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.

Roosevelt Eleanor


America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


April 1 This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Leave no stone unturned.

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Roosevelt Teddy


Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Roosevelt Theodore


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

Roosevelt Theodore


If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Rose Billy


Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Rossetti Christina


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Roth D.L.


My dear People. My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good Sackville Bagginses that I w

Rouchefoucauld La


How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Rouchefoucauld La


Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Roy L. Ash


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Royal Darrell


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

Royko Mike


Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Rubinstein Arthur


British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

Rudner Rita


Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect of coercio

Rufus


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Rukeyser Muriel


Knowledge is power.

Runyon Damon


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

Rusk Dean


All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Russel Baker


I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Russell Bertrand


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Russell Bertrand


I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. I shall fall, Like a bright exhalation in the evening And no man see me more.

Russell Bertrand


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,

Russell Bertrand


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

Russell Bertrand


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Russell Baker


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Russell Bertrand


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Russell Hoban


The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

Ryan Tom K.


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

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