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There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

S. Paige


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

Sabbath Black


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Sade Marquis


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

Sagan Carl


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Sagan Carl


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


... 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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Saki Tre


Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

Salinger J. D.


The world wants to be deceived.

Salvor Hardin


I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.

Samuel Beckett


... "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

Samuel Butler


An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.

Samuel Johnson


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Samuels Jim


... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

Samuels Jim


There's no justice in this world.

Sandburg Carl


Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Sandburg Carl


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Sandburg Carl


Someone did a study of the three most-often-heard phrases in New York City. One is "Hey, taxi." Two is, "What train do I take to get to Bloomingdale's?" And three is, "Don't worry. It's just a flesh wound."

Sandra Gotlieb


Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.

Santayana George


I am America's child, a spastic slogging on demented limbs drooling I'll trade my PhD for a telephone voice.

Santayana George


God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

Santayana George


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Santayana George


If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one Maltese Falcon.

Sartre Jean Paul


Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

Sartre Jean-Paul


The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Satie Erik


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

Sayle Alexie


If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Sayre Wallace


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

Schaeberle R.


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Schenk R.E.


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Schiller Friedrich


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Schlafly Phyllis


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

Schmidt


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


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.

Schopenhauer


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Schopenhauer


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Schrodinger Edwim


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Schultz C.


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Schulz


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Schulz


Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Schulz C.


The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.

Schulz Charles


I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Schwambach Stephen R.


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

Schweitzer A.


Man is the measure of all things.

Schweitzer Albert


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

Schweitzer Albert


How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Scott


Historians have now definitely established that Juan Cabrillo, discoverer of California, was not looking for Kansas, thus setting a precedent that continues to this day.

Scott Gene


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

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.

Seeger Pete


Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Seldon Nick


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Sendak Maurice


To have died once is enough.

Seneca


Everyone is in the best seat.

Seneca


I was in this prematurely air conditioned supermarket and there were all these aisles and there were these bathing caps you could buy that had these kind of Fourth of July plumes on them that were red and yellow and blue and I wasn't tempted to buy

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


It is up to us to produce better-quality movies.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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?

Serling Rod


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

Sevareid Eric


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Sevig Mme De


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

Shake William


"Are you police officers?" "No, ma'am. We're musicians."

Shake William


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Shake William


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Shake William


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Shake William


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.

Shake William


There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Shake William


New Jersey is not the armpit of the nation; it's the asshole of the universe.

Shake William


Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped.

Shakes William


The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.

Shakes William


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

Shakesp William


A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


Nothing recedes like success.

Shakespea Wm.


Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.

Shakespear


Real wealth can only increase.

Shakespear William


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Shakespear William


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Shakespear William


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Shakespear William


Charity begins at home.

Shakespear William


Anything anybody can say about America is true.

Shakespeare


Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Shakespeare


The streets were dark with something more than night.

Shakespeare


"I have to convince you, or at least snow you ..."

Shakespeare


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Shakespeare


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Shakespeare


My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

Shakespeare William


The Israelis are the Doberman pinschers of the Middle East. They treat the Arabs like postmen.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare Wm.


The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Shakespeare


A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Shakespeare


"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Stepanakert, capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous region, rioted over much needed spelling reform in the Soviet Union.

Shakespeare


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Shakespeare


This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.

Shakespeare


There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.

Shakespeare


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Shakespeare


Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Shakespeare


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Things past redress and now with me past care.

Shakespeare William


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Shakespeare William


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Shakespeare William


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Shakespeare William


In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Ten years of rejection slips is nature's way of telling you to stop writing.

Shakespeare William


You see, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to

Shakespeare William


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Shakespeare William


It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Shakespeare William


When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


Turn the other cheek.

Shan Wayne


If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Shannon Wayne


Briefly stated, the findings are that when presented with an array of data or a sequence of events in which they are instructed to discover an underlying order, subjects show strong tendencies to perceive order and causality in random arrays, to perc

Shaw G. B.


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Shaw G. B.


To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Shaw G.B.


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Shaw G.B.


You mentioned your name as if I should recognize it, but beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a freemason, and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Shaw G.B.


A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Shaw George Bernard


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Shaw George Bernard


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Shaw George Bernard


"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Shaw George Bernard


If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Shaw George Bernard


[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Shaw George Bernard


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Shaw George Bernard


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


If you know the answer to a question, don't ask.

Shaw George Bernard


The world has many unintentionally cruel mechanisms that are not designed for people who walk on their hands.

Shaw Pygmali


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

Shawn Wally


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

Shay R.E.


"All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please raise their right hands."

Shelton Richard


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

Shepard Paul


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

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


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.

Sherlock Holmes


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Sherlock Holmes


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

Shields Brooke


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Shirley


I shot an arrow in to the air, and it stuck.

Shirley Hazzard


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Shirley Jackson


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

Shoaff Edgar A.


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Shoales Ian


It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Sidney


I'll never get off this planet.

Sidney Greenstreet


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Sidney Paternoster


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

Sidney Smith


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Siegel Corky


I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.

Siegel


If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Silve James Cabell


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Simon Paul


Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

Simpson Bart


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

Sinbad


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Sinbad


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

Sinclair John


"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Sinclair Lewis


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Skinner B.F.


One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Sky Patrick


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

Skywalker Luke


Business will be either better or worse.

Skywalker Luke


It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Skywalker Luke


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Skywalker Luke


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Sloan John


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

Smith Alexander


Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the seats locomote through a short

Smith Alvy Ray


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Smith Evelyn E.


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

Smith H. Allen


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

Smith J. Winter


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

Smith Jonathan Michael


Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Smith Malcolm


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Smith Mike


The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.

Smith Nancy Banks


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Smith Red


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Smith Sydney


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

Smith Allen


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Smith Allen


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

Smith v. Moran


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Smith v. Moran


"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Smith v. Moran


The best you get is an even break.

Smithsonian Maga


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.

Smolla Rodney


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

Smollet Tobias


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Sneyd Doug


Flame on!

Snoopy


If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.

Snoopy


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Snow C. P.


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Snow Carrie


A witty saying proves nothing.

Soaper Senator


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

Soc Michael Levin


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.

Socrates


Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Socrates


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Socrates


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

Solo Han


The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, cr

Solo Han


If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Solo Han


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.

Solo Han


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Solo Han


It's not easy, being green.

Solo Han


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Solo Han


Hotels are tired of getting ripped off. I checked into a hotel and they had towels from my house.

Solo Han


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


The superfluous is very necessary.

Somoza Anastasio


If you catch a man, throw him back.

Sondheim Stephen


"Somewhere", said Father Vittorini, "did Blake not speak of the Machineries of Joy? That is, did not God promote environments, then intimidate these Natures by provoking the existence of flesh, toy men and women, such as are we all? And thus happi

Sontag Susan


Burnt Sienna. That's the best thing that ever happened to Crayolas.

Sontag Susan


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Sontag Susan


(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

Sophocles


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

Sophocles


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Soul Messiah


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.

Soul Messiah


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,

Southern Terry


Rascal, am I? Take THAT!

Southern Terry


Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Southern Terry


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Spartacus


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

Speer Albert


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

Spider Robinson


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Spinoza


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Spr Robert D.


They can't stop us... we're on a mission from God!

Spurgeon Charles


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Stalin Joseph


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.

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


No evil can happen to a good man.

Stallman R.


What one fool can do, another can.

Stamp Sir Josiah


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Stand


You tread upon my patience.

Stanislaw J. Lem


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Anything is possible on paper.

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanley Kelley


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

Starfighter The Last


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

Stasheff Christopher


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

Steinbeck John


Gay shlafen: Yiddish for "go to sleep". Now doesn't "gay shlafen" have a softer, more soothing sound than the harsh, staccato "go to sleep"? Listen to the difference: "Go to sleep, you little wretch!" ... "Gay shlafen, darling." Obvious, isn't

Steinem Gloria


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

Stekel Wilhelm


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

Stendhal


If there is no wind, row.

Stephen Leslie


Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

Stephen Coonts


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Stephen Pile


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

Stephen Pile


The only promotion rules I can think of are that a sense of shame is to be avoided at all costs and there is never any reason for a hustler to be less cunning than more virtuous men. Oh yes ... whenever you think you've got something really great, a

Stern Jerome


The man who has never been flogged has never been taught.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


Odets, where is thy sting?

Stevenson Adlai


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Stevenson Adlai


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Stevenson Adlai


If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Stevenson Adlai


Use an accordion. Go to jail.

Stevenson Robert Louis


I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stimson Henry


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.

Stinnett Caskie


If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Stolberg Benjamin


Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Stone I.F.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Stone Judge Harold T.


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Stone Robert


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Stone W. Clement


When I first arrived in this country I had only fifteen cents in my pocket and a willingness to compromise.

Stoppard Tom


A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Stoppard Tom


Save the Whales

Storm Johnny


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

Strachey Lionel


Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Strange de Jim


Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Strangers Lovers and Other


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Stravinsky


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Sturgeon Theodore


"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"

Summer Graham


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Sunday Billy


We're only in it for the volume.

Superchicken


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Surtees R.S.


An actor's a guy who if you ain't talkin' about him, ain't listening.

Susan Brownmiller


I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Swan Paradi


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Swayze John Cameron


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

Swift Jonathan


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


This was the most unkindest cut of all.

Sylvan Kayvan


If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Syrus Publilius


"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Syrus Publilius


Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Syrus Publilius


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Syrus Publilius


America is a melting pot. You know, where those on the bottom get burned, and the scum rises to the top.

Syrus Publilius


The Priest's grey nimbus in a niche where he dressed discreetly. I will not sleep here tonight. Home also I cannot go. A voice, sweetened and sustained, called to him from the sea. Turning the curve he waved his hand. A sleek brown head, a seal's,

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


If Beethoven's Seventh Symphony is not by some means abridged, it will soon fall into disuse.

Syrus Publilius


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Syrus Publilius


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Syrus Publilius


"You boys lookin' for trouble?" "Sure. Whaddya got?"

Syrus Publilius


Syrus Publius


Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Szasz Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


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

saying Folk


There's no such thing as an original sin.

saying Yiddish


The farther you go, the less you know.

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