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He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.


"I'm in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?"

Raleigh Sir Walter

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.

Rand Ayn

My rackets are run on strictly American lines, and they're going to stay that way.

Rand Ayn

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

Randall Stanley J.

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Rankin Jeannette

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

Ransford Chicago Reader

"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

Ray Bob &

The human race never solves any of its problems. It merely outlives them.

Ray Kroc

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

Ray Kroc Founder

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

Raymond F. J.

Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Raymond Aron

The only two things that motivate me and that matter to me are revenge and guilt.

Reagan Ronald

The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.

Reagan Ronald

There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Reagan Ronald

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Reagan Ronald

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.

Reagan Ronald

No two persons ever read the same book.

Reagan Ronald

The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.

Reagan Ronald

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

Reagan Ronald

I didn't do it! Nobody saw me do it! Can't prove anything!

Reagan Ronald

If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Reagan Ronald

Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.

Reed Rex

No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so fo

Reed Rex

To think contrary to one's era is heroism. But to speak against it is madness.

Reed Thomas B.

I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Regan Gerald

The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.

Reich Wilhelm

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Reid Thomas

Conscience doth make cowards of us all.

Remarque Erich Maria

Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Report The Kidner

Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Reuss Fred

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Rich Rosen

America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.

Richard Little

Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.


For men use, if they have an evil turn, to write it in marble: and whoso doth us a good turn we write it in dust.


Don't get mad, get even.

Richard Bach

I shall give a propagandist reason for starting the war, no matter whether it is plausible or not. The victor will not be asked afterwards whether he told the truth or not. When starting and waging war it is not right that matters, but victory.

Richard Bach

Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Richard Bach

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.

Richard Bach

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Richard Henry Dama

There is always one thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.

Richler Mordecai

The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Ringer Robert J.

You can bear anything if it isn't your own fault.

Rizzo Mayor Frank

Bingo, gas station, hamburger with a side order of airplane noise, and you'll be Gary, Indiana.

Robbins Tom

Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And hain't that a big enough majority in any town?

Robbins Tom

Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Robbins Tom

We should keep the Panama Canal. After all, we stole it fair and square.

Robbins Tom

English literature's performing flea.

Robbins Tom

Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Robert Frost

You don't move to Edina, you achieve Edina.

Robert Oppenheimer

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

Robert Pante

The man who raises a fist has run out of ideas.

Robert Preston

Life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed by the desire to change his bed.

Robertson Davies

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

Robertson. D.W.

Campus sidewalks never exist as the straightest line between two points.


You know it's Monday when you wake up and it's Tuesday.

Rochefou La

The rights you have are the rights given you by this Committee [the House Un-American Activities Committee]. We will determine what rights you have and what rights you have not got.

Rochefoucauld La

A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Rochefoucauld La

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

Rochefoucauld La

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.

Rockefeller David

I think we're in trouble.

Rockefeller John D.

A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins itself, and that is

Rockwell George Lincoln

A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake at the moment.

Roger Zelazny

Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Roger Zelazny

Come home America.

Roger Zelazny

I'm not a lovable man.

Rogers The Best of Will

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

Rogers The Best of Will

Thinking you know something is a sure way to blind yourself.

Rogers The Best of Will

Hate the sin and love the sinner.

Rogers The Best of Will

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Rogers The Best of Will

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Rogers The Best of Will

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

Rogers The Best of Will

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

Rogers The Best of Will

A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Rogers Will

Things are not always what they seem.

Rogers Will

Tip O'Neill is just like Congress; old, fat and out of control.

Rogers Will

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

Rogers Will

The smallest worm will turn being trodden on.

Rogers Will

We have no scorched earth policy. We have a policy of scorched Communists.

Rogers Will

Lord, defend me from my friends; I can account for my enemies.

Rogers Will

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

Rogers Will

It is not enough to have great qualities, we should also have the management of them.

Rogers Will

The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who hadn't heard the scream at all, but not c

Rogers Will

It's better to be quotable than to be honest.

Rogers Will

How many "coming men" has one known! Where on earth do they all go to?

Rogers Will

If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

Rogers Will

When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.

Rom Prof.

"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

Rona Vincent J. Fuller

The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Rona Vincent J. Fuller

Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Ronald Brady

... the privileged being which we call human is distinguished from other animals only by certain double-edged manifestations which in charity we can only call "inhuman."

Ronald Knox

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 Reagan

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

Roosevelt Eleanor

The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Roosevelt Eleanor

The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.

Roosevelt Franklin D.

Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont.

Roosevelt Franklin D.

It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said the Army unit was in a hous

Roosevelt Franklin Delano

Old age is always fifteen years old than I am.

Roosevelt Teddy

Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Roosevelt Theodore

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

Roosevelt Theodore

"I have just read your lousy review buried in the back pages. You sound like a frustrated old man who never made a success, an eight-ulcer man on a four-ulcer job, and all four ulcers working. I have never met you, but if I do you'll need a new nos

Rose Billy

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Rossetti Christina

Fast ship? You mean you've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

Roth D.L.

"And Bezel saideth unto Sham: `Sham,' he saideth, `Thou shalt goest unto the town of Begorrah, and there thou shalt fetcheth unto thine bosom 35 talents, and also shalt thou fetcheth a like number of cubits, provideth that they are nice and fresh.'"

Rouchefoucauld La

We are so fond of each other because our ailments are the same.

Rouchefoucauld La

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths good theatre.

Roy L. Ash

No evil can happen to a good man.

Royal Darrell

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

Royko Mike

"... all the modern inconveniences ..."

Rubinstein Arthur

The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".

Rudner Rita

There's no such thing as an original sin.


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

Rukeyser Muriel

I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

Runyon Damon

True leadership is the art of changing a group from what it is to what it ought to be.

Rusk Dean

Living in New York City gives people real incentives to want things that nobody else wants.

Russel Baker

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

Russell Bertrand

The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Russell Bertrand

Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.

Russell Bertrand

Diplomacy is the art of letting the other party have things your way.

Russell Bertrand

Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

Russell Bertrand

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.

Russell Baker

There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Russell Bertrand

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."

Russell Hoban

... it still remains true that as a set of cognitive beliefs about the existence of God in any recognizable sense continuous with the great systems of the past, religious doctrines constitute a speculative hypothesis of an extremely low order of prob

Ryan Tom K.

If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.

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