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An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Rabelais


The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

Raleigh Sir Walter


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Rand Ayn


The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

Rand Ayn


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

Randall Stanley J.


were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Rankin Jeannette


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

Ransford Chicago Reader


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Ray Bob &


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,

Ray Kroc


All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Ray Kroc Founder


Or 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.

Raymond F. J.


If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Raymond Aron


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Reagan Ronald


Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

Reagan Ronald


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


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.

Reagan Ronald


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Reagan Ronald


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Reagan Ronald


... 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.

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


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

Reagan Ronald


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Reed Rex


Let your conscience be your guide.

Reed Rex


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Reed Thomas B.


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Regan Gerald


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Reich Wilhelm


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Reid Thomas


Comparing information and knowledge is like asking whether the fatness of a pig is more or less green than the designated hitter rule."

Remarque Erich Maria


The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Report The Kidner


A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Reuss Fred


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Rich Rosen


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

Richard Little


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Richard


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Richard


Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.

Richard Bach


He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Richard Bach


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

Richard Bach


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

Richard Bach


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Richard Henry Dama


No evil can happen to a good man.

Richler Mordecai


Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Ringer Robert J.


Many hands make light work.

Rizzo Mayor Frank


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Robbins Tom


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Robbins Tom


"Rembrandt's first name was Beauregard, which is why he never used it."

Robbins Tom


Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Robbins Tom


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

Robbins Tom


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Robert Frost


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Robert Oppenheimer


"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Robert Pante


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Robert Preston


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.

Robertson Davies


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Robertson. D.W.


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Rochefou


Honesty's the best policy.

Rochefou La


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Rochefoucauld La


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

Rochefoucauld La


The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

Rochefoucauld La


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Rockefeller David


... 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

Rockefeller John D.


He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Rockwell George Lincoln


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

Roger Zelazny


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Roger Zelazny


Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.

Roger Zelazny


Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Rogers The Best of Will


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Rogers The Best of Will


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Rogers The Best of Will


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Rogers The Best of Will


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Rogers The Best of Will


As Gen. de Gaulle occassionally acknowledges America to be the daughter of Europe, so I am pleased to come to Yale, the daughter of Harvard.

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 The Best of Will


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

Rogers The Best of Will


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.

Rogers Will


Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Rogers Will


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Rogers Will


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Rogers Will


I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Rogers Will


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.

Rogers Will


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Rogers Will


One good turn deserves another.

Rogers Will


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

Rogers Will


The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. Some of their most esteemed inventions have no other apparent purpose, for example, the dinner party of more than two, the epic poem, and the

Rogers Will


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Rogers Will


I will make you shorter by the head.

Rom Prof.


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


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.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller


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.

Ronald Brady


Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

Ronald Knox


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Ronald Reagan


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

Roosevelt Eleanor


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Roosevelt Eleanor


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

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Lay off the muses, it's a very tough dollar.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


My advice to you, my violent friend, is to seek out gold and sit on it.

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Roosevelt Teddy


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

Roosevelt Theodore


Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Roosevelt Theodore


In charity there is no excess.

Rose Billy


In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Rossetti Christina


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Roth D.L.


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Rouchefoucauld La


"Spare no expense to save money on this one."

Rouchefoucauld La


When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Roy L. Ash


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Royal Darrell


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Royko Mike


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Rubinstein Arthur


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Rudner Rita


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Rufus


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Rukeyser Muriel


Language is a virus from another planet.

Runyon Damon


Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Rusk Dean


There must be more to life than having everything.

Russel Baker


The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Russell Bertrand


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Russell Bertrand


Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Russell Bertrand


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

Russell Bertrand


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

Russell Bertrand


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Russell Baker


(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

Russell Bertrand


To teach is to learn twice.

Russell Hoban


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Ryan Tom K.


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.

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