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[Sir Stafford Cripps] has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

S. Paige


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Sabbath Black


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Sade Marquis


You can't erase a dream, you can only wake me up.

Sagan Carl


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.

Sagan Carl


Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

Saki Tre


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,

Salinger J. D.


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Salvor Hardin


"It's a summons." "What's a summons?" "It means summon's in trouble."

Samuel Beckett


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

Samuel Butler


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Samuel Johnson


We are governed not by armies and police but by ideas.

Samuels Jim


Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Samuels Jim


Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Don't overdo it.

Sandburg Carl


Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax.

Sandburg Carl


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Sandburg Carl


War spares not the brave, but the cowardly.

Sandra Gotlieb


The ripest fruit falls first.

Santayana George


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


Santayana George


Such evil deeds could religion prompt.

Sartre Jean Paul


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

Sartre Jean-Paul


What kind of sordid business are you on now? I mean, man, whither goest thou? Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?

Sartre Jean-Paul


It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Satie Erik


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Sayle Alexie


If it takes a bloodbath, lets get it over with. No more appeasement.

Sayre Wallace


WHENEVER ANYBODY SAYS he's struggling to become a human being I have to laugh because the apes beat him to it by about a million years. Struggle to become a parrot or something.

Schaeberle R.


The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Schenk R.E.


It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.

Schiller Friedrich


You buy a judge by weight, like iron in a junk yard. A justice of the peace or a magistrate can be had for a five-dollar bill. In the municipal courts, he will cost you ten. In the circuit or superior courts, he wants fifteen. The state appellate

Schlafly Phyllis


I have just enough white in me to make my honesty questionable.

Schmidt


Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


... Let me tell you who the actual "front-runners" are. On one side, you have George Bush, who is currently going through a sort of fraternity hazing wherein he has to perform a series of humiliating stunts to win the approval of the Republican Righ

Schopenhauer


Long ago I proposed that unsuccessful candidates for the Presidency be quietly hanged, as a matter of public sanitation and decorum. The sight of their grief must have a very evil effect upon the young.

Schopenhauer


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Schrodinger Edwim


The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

Schultz C.


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Schulz


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Schulz


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Schulz C.


You guys have been practicing discrimination for years. Now it's our turn.

Schulz Charles


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

Schwambach Stephen R.


She hates testicles, thus limiting the men she can admire to Democratic candidates for president.

Schweitzer A.


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

Schweitzer Albert


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

Schweitzer Albert


We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

Scott


Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.

Scott Gene


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Seeger Pete


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

Seldon Nick


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Sendak Maurice


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Seneca


I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.

Seneca


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


To use violence is to already be defeated.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


The optimum committee has no members.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


You can't depend on the man who made the mess to clean it up.

Serling Rod


Whatever doesn't succeed in two months and a half in California will never succeed.

Sevareid Eric


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Sevig Mme De


Thank God I've always avoided persecuting my enemies.

Shake William


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Shake William


You can build a throne out of bayonets, but you can't sit on it for very long.

Shake William


Its name is Public Opinion. It is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it is the voice of God.

Shake William


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

Shake William


You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Shake William


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

Shake William


What I tell you three times is true.

Shake William


Faith is under the left nipple.

Shake William


When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to

Shake William


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Shake William


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.

Shakes William


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.

Shakes William


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


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."

Shakesp William


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

Shakespea Wm.


I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.

Shakespear


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

Shakespear William


The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us.

Shakespear William


"Plaese porrf raed."

Shakespear William


Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser.

Shakespear William


Better late than never.

Shakespear William


Eeny, Meeny, Jelly Beanie, the spirits are about to speak!

Shakespeare


Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Shakespeare


Every country has the government it deserves.

Shakespeare


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Shakespeare


A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Shakespeare


As long as I am mayor of this city [Jersey City, New Jersey] the great industries are secure. We hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, "That man is a Red, that man is a Comm

Shakespeare


I have always noticed that whenever a radical takes to Imperialism, he catches it in a very acute form.

Shakespeare William


You shouldn't wallow in self-pity. But it's OK to put your feet in it and swish them around a little.

Shakespeare Wm.


The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Shakespeare Wm.


Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.

Shakespeare


"I don't care who does the electing as long as I get to do the nominating."

Shakespeare


We are all worms. But I do believe I am a glowworm.

Shakespeare


an idiot politically. But the designations may be good business for war veterans. Having bled for their country in 1861 and 1918, they have bled it all they could consequently. And why not?"

Shakespeare


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Shakespeare


Gratitude and treachery are merely the two extremities of the same procession. You have seen all of it that is worth staying for when the band and the gaudy officials have gone by.

Shakespeare


Don't do the crime, if you can't do the time.

Shakespeare


The only thing that stops God from sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless.

Shakespeare


There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a "hottest part" implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


We tried to close Ohio's borders and ran into a Constitutional problem. There's a provision in the Constitution that says you can't close your borders to interstate commerce, and garbage is a form of interstate commerce.

Shakespeare


Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Shakespeare


I trust the first lion he meets will do his duty.

Shakespeare William


You've always made the mistake of being yourself.

Shakespeare William


You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

Shakespeare William


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

Shakespeare William


All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Shakespeare William


Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Diary of a Young Girl LITE(tm)

Shakespeare William


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Shakespeare William


I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

Shakespeare William


Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

Shakespeare William


To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war.

Shakespeare William


Alas, how love can trifle with itself!

Shakespeare William


Anything is possible on paper.

Shakespeare William


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Shakespeare William


Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision.

Shakespeare William


It's not a sin not to be Irish, but it is a great shame.

Shakespeare William


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Shakespeare Wm.


Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Shan Wayne


The less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag.

Shannon Wayne


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

Shaw G. B.


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cabin door of a Soviet Black Sea cruise liner: Helpsavering apparata in emergings behold many whistles! Associate the stringing apparata about the bosums and meet behind, flee then t

Shaw G. B.


Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Must I hold a candle to my shames?

Shaw G.B.


The graveyards are full of indispensable men.

Shaw G.B.


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Shaw G.B.


To defend the Saigon regime is not worth one more human life.

Shaw G.B.


Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Shaw G.B.


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Shaw G.B.


Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war, you can only be killed once.

Shaw George Bernard


She is not refined. She is not unrefined. She keeps a parrot.

Shaw George Bernard


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Shaw George Bernard


The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

Shaw George Bernard


The better part of valor is discretion.

Shaw George Bernard


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.

Shaw George Bernard


The man who sets out to carry a cat by its tail learns something that will always be useful and which never will grow dim or doubtful.

Shaw George Bernard


As to Jesus of Nazareth... I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes, and I have, with most of the present Dissent

Shaw George Bernard


What you see is from outside yourself, and may come, or not, but is beyond your control. But your fear is yours, and yours alone, like your voice, or your fingers, or your memory, and therefore yours to control. If you feel powerless over your fear

Shaw George Bernard


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Shaw G. B.


He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.

Shaw George Bernard


The streets are safe in Philadelphia, it's only the people who make them unsafe.

Shaw Pygmali


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Shawn Wally


Zero Mostel: That's it baby! When you got it, flaunt it! Flaunt it!

Shay R.E.


Our parents were of Midwestern stock and very strict. They didn't want us to grow up to be spoiled and rich. If we left our tennis racquets in the rain, we were punished.

Shelton Richard


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

Shepard Paul


We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.

Sheridan


Why, when no honest man will deny in private that every ultimate problem is wrapped in the profoundest mystery, do honest men proclaim in pulpits that unhesitating certainty is the duty of the most foolish and ignorant? Is it not a spectacle to make

Sherlock Holmes


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

Sherlock Holmes


You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Sherlock Holmes


There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Shields Brooke


I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word 'fair' in connection with income tax policies.

Shirley


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Shirley Hazzard


When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.

Shirley Jackson


The trouble is, there is an endless supply of White Men, but there has always been a limited number of Human Beings.

Shoaff Edgar A.


VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Shoales Ian


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Sidney


Roumanian-Yiddish cooking has killed more Jews than Hitler.

Sidney Greenstreet


The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Sidney Paternoster


You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and liberty.

Sidney Smith


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

Siegel Corky


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Siegel


Al Gore resembled a Vulcan desperately in need of a blow job.

Silve James Cabell


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Simon Paul


Some performers on television appear to be horrible people, but when you finally get to know them in person, they turn out to be even worse.

Simpson Bart


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Sinbad


My own life has been spent chronicling the rise and fall of human systems, and I am convinced that we are terribly vulnerable. ... We should be reluctant to turn back upon the frontier of this epoch. Space is indifferent to what we do; it has no fe

Sinbad


There's no justice in this world.

Sinclair John


Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."

Sinclair Lewis


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Skinner B.F.


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Sky Patrick


Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Skywalker Luke


"The Army is a place where you get up early in the morning to be yelled at by people with short haircuts and tiny brains."

Skywalker Luke


The world wants to be deceived.

Skywalker Luke


Heaven and earth were created all together in the same instant, on October 23rd, 4004 B.C. at nine o'clock in the morning.

Skywalker Luke


"If we relied conclusively on scientific data for every one of our findings, I'm afraid all of our work would be inconclusive."

Sloan John


New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

Smith Alexander


There is a road to freedom. Its milestones are Obedience, Endeavor, Honesty, Order, Cleanliness, Sobriety, Truthfulness, Sacrifice, and love of the Fatherland.

Smith Alvy Ray


We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Smith Evelyn E.


XI: If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off. XII: I

Smith H. Allen


Corrupt, stupid grasping functionaries will make at least as big a muddle of socialism as stupid, selfish and acquisitive employers can make of capitalism.

Smith J. Winter


Never buy from a rich salesman.

Smith Jonathan Michael


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Smith Malcolm


Save the Whales

Smith Mike


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

Smith Nancy Banks


Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I Will Fight No More Forever.

Smith Red


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

Smith Sydney


Think sideways!

Smith Allen


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Smith Allen


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

Smith v. Moran


The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.

Smith v. Moran


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Smith v. Moran


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Smithsonian Maga


What does it take for Americans to do great things; to go to the moon, to win wars, to dig canals linking oceans, to build railroads across a continent? In independent thought about this question, Neil Armstrong and I concluded that it takes a coinci

Smolla Rodney


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Smollet Tobias


To be or not to be.

Sneyd Doug


When you're in command, command.

Snoopy


The Least Successful Police Dogs America has a very strong candidate in "La Dur", a fearsome looking schnauzer hound, who was retired from the Orlando police force in Florida in 1978. He consistently refused to do anything which might ruffle or of

Snoopy


"Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, Rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science."

Snow C. P.


Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to teach children.

Snow Carrie


The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.

Soaper Senator


The Russians have put a small ball up in the air. That does not raise my apprehensions one iota.

Soc Michael Levin


What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free meandering brook.

Socrates


The goys have proven the following theorem...

Socrates


Nothing succeeds like success.

Socrates


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

Solo Han


... 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

Solo Han


Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business. For the experience of age, in things that fall within the compass of it, directeth them; but in new things, a

Solo Han


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Solo Han


Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the roar of its many waters.

Solo Han


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Solo Han


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

Somoza Anastasio


When democracy granted democratic methods to us in times of opposition, this was bound to happen in a democratic system. However, we National Socialists never asserted that we represented a democratic point of view, but we have declared openly that

Sondheim Stephen


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.

Sontag Susan


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Sophocles


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

Sophocles


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Soul Messiah


A yawn is a silent shout.

Soul Messiah


Your wig steers the gig.

Southern Terry


America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization.

Southern Terry


Why, every one as they like; as the good woman said when she kissed her cow.

Southern Terry


The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

Spartacus


The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Speer Albert


If we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom.

Spider Robinson


The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

Spinoza


Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.

Spr Robert D.


Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Spurgeon Charles


The government [is] extremely fond of amassing great quantities of statistics. These are raised to the nth degree, the cube roots are extracted, and the results are arranged into elaborate and impressive displays. What must be kept ever in mind, how

Stalin Joseph


Giving money and power to governments is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

Stalin Joseph


"You and I as individuals can, by borrowing, live beyond our means, but only for a limited period of time. Why should we think that collectively, as a nation, we are not bound by that same limitation?"

Stalin Joseph


Richard Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people, and the world.

Stalin Joseph


You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.

Stallman R.


"It don't matter, Sail, ... Could be worse. The fam'ly might be donatin' the proceeds to the Cath'lic Church, or the Mormons or somethin'. One cult's the same another."

Stamp Sir Josiah


The hater of property and of government takes care to have his warranty deed recorded, and the book written against fame and learning has the author's name on the title page.

Stand


That's no moon...

Stanislaw J. Lem


You may my glories and my state dispose, But not my griefs; still am I king of those.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


It's easier to be a liberal a long way from home.

Stanislaw Lem


I don't think they are going to give a shit about the Republican Committee trying to bug the Democratic Committee's headquarters.

Stanley Kelley


"After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement."

Starfighter The Last


The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Stasheff Christopher


The distinction between Freedom and Liberty is not accurately known; naturalists have been unable to find a living specimen of either.

Steinbeck John


"I'll carry your books, I'll carry a tune, I'll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash & carry, Carry Me Back To Old Virginia, I'll even Hara Kari if you show me how, but I will *not* carry a gun."

Steinem Gloria


When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Stekel Wilhelm


In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle: Who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced by a new one: Who does not obey shall not eat.

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


Awash with unfocused desire, Everett twisted the lobe of his one remaining ear and felt the presence of somebody else behind him, which caused terror to push through his nervous system like a flash flood roaring down the mid-fork of the Feather River

Stephen Coonts


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Stephen Pile


The control of the production of wealth is the control of human life itself.

Stephen Pile


The Least Perceptive Literary Critic The most important critic in our field of study is Lord Halifax. A most individual judge of poetry, he once invited Alexander Pope round to give a public reading of his latest poem. Pope, the leading poet of h

Stern Jerome


With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Stevenson Adlai


Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.

Stevenson Adlai


THE MX IS GOOD FOR THE ECONOMY. One important reason we have a Defense Department is that when we give it money, it spends it, which creates jobs, whereas if we left the money in the hands of civilians, we don't know what they'd do with it. Probabl

Stevenson Adlai


Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Stevenson Adlai


The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

Stevenson Adlai


"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."

Stevenson Adlai


We have gone on piling weapon upon weapon, missile upon missile, new levels of destructiveness upon old ones. We have done this helplessly, almost involuntarily: like the victims of some sort of hypnotism, like men in a dream, like lemmings heading

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


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.

Stevenson Robert Louis


If you took all of the grains of sand in the world, and lined them up end to end in a row, you'd be working for the government!

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stimson Henry


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,

Stinnett Caskie


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

Stolberg Benjamin


An old Jewish man reads about Einstein's theory of relativity in the newspaper and asks his scientist grandson to explain it to him. "Well, zayda, it's sort of like this. Einstein says that if you're having your teeth drilled without Novocain, a mi

Stone I.F.


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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.

Stone Judge Harold T.


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Stone Robert


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Stone W. Clement


A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.

Stoppard Tom


"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

Stoppard Tom


When a shepherd goes to kill a wolf, and takes his dog along to see the sport, he should take care to avoid mistakes. The dog has certain relationships to the wolf the shepherd may have forgotten.

Storm Johnny


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Strachey Lionel


We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

Strange de Jim


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Strangers Lovers and Other


In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination.

Stravinsky


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Sturgeon Theodore


If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.

Summer Graham


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

Sunday Billy


The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Superchicken


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Surtees R.S.


What one fool can do, another can.

Susan Brownmiller


Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Swan Paradi


I am examining you on your fool ideas that no intelligent Christian on earth believes.

Swayze John Cameron


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

Swift Jonathan


Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.

Swift Jonathan


To be excellent when engaged in administration is to be like the North Star. As it remains in its one position, all the other stars surround it.

Swift Jonathan


Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Sylvan Kayvan


Real wealth can only increase.

Syrus Publilius


"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Syrus Publilius


"...The name of the song is called 'Haddocks' Eyes'!" "Oh, that's the name of the song, is it?" Alice said, trying to feel interested. "No, you don't understand," the Knight said, looking a little vexed. "That's what the name is called. The nam

Syrus Publilius


Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.

Syrus Publilius


If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.

Syrus Publilius


I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

Syrus Publilius


A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]

Syrus Publilius


It is like saying that for the cause of peace, God and the Devil will have a high-level meeting.

Syrus Publilius


The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.

Syrus Publilius


An efficient and a successful administration manifests itself equally in small as in great matters.

Syrus Publius


Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Szasz Thomas


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Szasz Thomas


Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.

saying Folk


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

saying Yiddish


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

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