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

S. Paige


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.

Sabbath Black


It is often the case that the man who can't tell a lie thinks he is the best judge of one.

Sade Marquis


The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Sagan Carl


"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."

Sagan Carl


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Saki Tre


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

Salinger J. D.


Let him choose out of my files, his projects to accomplish.

Salvor Hardin


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

Samuel Beckett


A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Samuel Butler


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Samuel Johnson


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Samuels Jim


There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.

Samuels Jim


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

Sandburg Carl


Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandburg Carl


With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Sandra Gotlieb


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.

Santayana George


Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.

Santayana George


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Santayana George


Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Santayana George


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

Sartre Jean Paul


All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Sartre Jean-Paul


I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Satie Erik


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

Sayle Alexie


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Sayre Wallace


The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.

Schaeberle R.


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Schenk R.E.


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,

Schiller Friedrich


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Schlafly Phyllis


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Schmidt


Ed Sullivan will be around as long as someone else has talent.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


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

Schopenhauer


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Schopenhauer


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

Schrodinger Edwim


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.

Schultz C.


"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

Schulz


For the fashion of Minas Tirith was such that it was built on seven levels, each delved into a hill, and about each was set a wall, and in each wall was a gate.

Schulz


He hath eaten me out of house and home.

Schulz C.


It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Schulz Charles


There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.

Schwambach Stephen R.


Fortune's Guide to Freshman Notetaking: WHEN THE PROFESSOR SAYS: YOU WRITE: Probably the greatest quality of the poetry John Milton

Schweitzer A.


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

Schweitzer Albert


Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

Schweitzer Albert


The ultimate game show will be the one where somebody gets killed at the end.

Scott


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

Scott Gene


Termiter's argument that God is His own grandmother generated a surprising amount of controversy among Church leaders, who on the one hand considered the argument unsupported by scripture but on the other hand were unwilling to risk offending God's g

Secundus Gaius Plinius


A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

Seeger Pete


There is no proverb that is not true.

Seldon Nick


A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Sendak Maurice


We all declare for liberty, but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.

Seneca


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

Seneca


After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Serling Rod


It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Sevareid Eric


Those who have had no share in the good fortunes of the mighty Often have a share in their misfortunes.

Sevig Mme De


It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Shake William


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Shake William


The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Shake William


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Shake William


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Shake William


TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

Shake William


Set the cart before the horse.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Shake William


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.

Shake William


Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Shake William


The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

Shakes William


Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Shakes 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

Shakesp William


The law will never make men free; it is men who have got to make the law free.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Shakespea Wm.


In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

Shakespear


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

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


There is a limit to the admiration we may hold for a man who spends his waking hours poking the contents of chickens with a stick.

Shakespear William


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Shakespear William


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

Shakespeare


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Shakespeare


Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Shakespeare William


The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Shakespeare Wm.


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cathedral in Spain: It is forbidden to enter a woman, even a foreigner if dressed as a man. Above the enterance to a Cairo bar: Unaccompanied ladies not admitted unless with husb

Shakespeare Wm.


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Shakespeare


In the begining, God created the Earth and he said, "Let there be mud." And there was mud. And God said, "Let Us make living creatures out of mud, so the mud can see what we have done." And God created every living creature that now moveth, and

Shakespeare


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Shakespeare


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Things past redress and now with me past care.

Shakespeare


... difference of opinion is advantagious in religion. The several sects perform the office of a common censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity,

Shakespeare


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Shakespeare


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.

Shakespeare


Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Shakespeare


"What was the worst thing you've ever done?" "I won't tell you that, but I'll tell you the worst thing that ever happened to me... the most dreadful thing."

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare William


"I wonder", he said to himself, "what's in a book while it's closed. Oh, I know it's full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, there's a whole story with people I don't know yet

Shakespeare William


Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Already the spirit of our schooling is permeated with the feeling that every subject, every topic, every fact, every professed truth must be submitted to a certain publicity and impartiality. All proffered samples of learning must go to the same ass

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Shakespeare William


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


"You little (such a one who, while wearing a copper nose ring, stands in a footbath atop Mount Raruaruaha during a heavy thunderstorm and shouts that Alohura, Goddess of Lightning, has the facial features of a diseased uloruaha root)!"

Shakespeare William


In regards to Oral Roberts' claim that God told him that he would die unless he received $20 million by March, God's lawyers have stated that their client has not spoken with Roberts for several years. Off the record, God has stated that "If I had w

Shakespeare William


With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter.

Shakespeare William


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


I hate dying.

Shakespeare Wm.


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Shan Wayne


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

Shannon Wayne


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

Shaw G. B.


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Shaw G. B.


My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked.

Shaw G.B.


"I understand this is your first dead client," Sabian was saying. The absurdity of the statement made me want to laugh but they don't call me Deadpan Allie and lie.

Shaw G.B.


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Shaw G.B.


To say you got a vote of confidence would be to say you needed a vote of confidence.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie.

Shaw G.B.


It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Shaw George Bernard


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Shaw George Bernard


Poverty must have its satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.

Shaw George Bernard


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Delores breezed along the surface of her life like a flat stone forever skipping along smooth water, rippling reality sporadically but oblivious to it consistently, until she finally lost momentum, sank, and due to an overdose of flouride as a child

Shaw George Bernard


She ran the gamut of emotions from 'A' to 'B'.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw Pygmali


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Shawn Wally


Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Shay R.E.


Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Shelton Richard


One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.

Shepard Paul


It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


So many men, so many opinions; every one his own way.

Sherlock Holmes


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Sherlock Holmes


Veni, vidi, vici. [I came, I saw, I conquered].

Shields Brooke


The Soviet Union, which has complained recently about alleged anti-Soviet themes in American advertising, lodged an official protest this week against the Ford Motor Company's new campaign: "Hey you stinking, fat Russian, get off my Ford Escort."

Shirley


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Shirley Hazzard


Rebellion lay in his way, and he found it.

Shirley Jackson


No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

Shoaff Edgar A.


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Shoales Ian


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

Sidney


There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Sidney Greenstreet


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Sidney Paternoster


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Sidney Smith


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Siegel Corky


A morgue is a morgue is a morgue. They can paint the walls with aggressively cheerful primary colors and splashy bold graphics, but it's still a holding place for the dead until they can be parted out to organ banks. Not that I would have cared nor

Siegel


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

Silve James Cabell


God help those who do not help themselves.

Simon Paul


It's from Casablanca. I've been waiting all my life to use that line.

Simpson Bart


It is right that he too should have his little chronicle, his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old all down the unchanging days and die one day like any other day, only short

Sinbad


The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Sinbad


The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Sinclair John


To add insult to injury.

Sinclair Lewis


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

Skinner B.F.


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

Sky Patrick


I do not patronize poor, ill educated, or disenfranchised people by exempting them from the same critical examination I feel free to direct toward the rest of society, however much I might champion the same minority or disadvantaged group in the foru

Skywalker Luke


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Skywalker Luke


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."

Skywalker Luke


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Skywalker Luke


"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."

Sloan John


"Plaese porrf raed."

Smith Alexander


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

Smith Alvy Ray


There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.

Smith Evelyn E.


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

Smith H. Allen


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.

Smith J. Winter


Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Smith Jonathan Michael


Put a rogue in the limelight and he will act like an honest man.

Smith Malcolm


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.

Smith Mike


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

Smith Nancy Banks


We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Smith Red


It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Smith Sydney


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Smith Allen


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Smith Allen


I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smithsonian Maga


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

Smolla Rodney


The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Smollet Tobias


Likewise, the national appetizer, brine-cured herring with raw onions, wins few friends, Germans excepted.

Sneyd Doug


University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Snoopy


The nearer to the church, the further from God.

Snoopy


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

Snow C. P.


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Snow Carrie


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Soaper Senator


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

Soc Michael Levin


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

Socrates


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Socrates


Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

Socrates


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

Solo Han


Naked children have never played in _o_u_r fountains, and I.M. Pei will never be happy on Route 66.

Solo Han


"... an experienced, industrious, ambitious, and often quite often picturesque liar."

Solo Han


Turn the other cheek.

Solo Han


When in doubt, tell the truth.

Solo Han


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Solo Han


Steady movement is more important than speed, much of the time. So long as there is a regular progression of stimuli to get your mental hooks into, there is room for lateral movement. Once this begins, its rate is a matter of discretion.

Solo Han


Go ahead... make my day.

Solo Han


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


God is Dead.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Somoza Anastasio


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

Sondheim Stephen


Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.

Sontag Susan


When you are about to die, a wombat is better than no company at all.

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


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

Sophocles


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Sophocles


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

Soul Messiah


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

Soul Messiah


Something's rotten in the state of Denmark.

Southern Terry


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.

Spartacus


Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday.

Speer Albert


No good deed goes unpunished.

Spider Robinson


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Spinoza


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

Spr Robert D.


When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

Spurgeon Charles


This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Stalin Joseph


Events are not affected, they develop.

Stalin Joseph


As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Stalin Joseph


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Stalin Joseph


When neither their poverty nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

Stallman R.


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Stamp Sir Josiah


Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.

Stand


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

Stanislaw J. Lem


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Stanislaw J. Lem


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Stanislaw Lem


You tread upon my patience.

Stanislaw Lem


AWAKE! FEAR! FIRE! FOES! AWAKE! FEAR! FIRE! FOES! AWAKE! AWAKE!

Stanley Kelley


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

Starfighter The Last


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Stasheff Christopher


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

Steinbeck John


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Steinem Gloria


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Stekel Wilhelm


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


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

Stephen Coonts


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Stephen Pile


By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.

Stephen Pile


If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Stern Jerome


Well, don't worry about it... It's nothing.

Stevenson Adlai


That's where the money was.

Stevenson Adlai


Practice yourself what you preach.

Stevenson Adlai


Ever get the feeling that the world's on tape and one of the reels is missing?

Stevenson Adlai


"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Stevenson Adlai


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Stevenson Adlai


If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


Men will fuck mud.

Stevenson Robert Louis


According to the Rand McNally Places-Rated Almanac, the best place to live in America is the city of Pittsburgh. The city of New York came in twenty-fifth. Here in New York we really don't care too much. Because we know that we could beat up their

Stevenson Robert Louis


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Stimson Henry


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

Stinnett Caskie


Best Mistakes In Films In his "Filmgoer's Companion", Mr. Leslie Halliwell helpfully lists four of the cinema's greatest moments which you should get to see if at all possible. In "Carmen Jones", the camera tracks with Dorothy Dandridge down a st

Stolberg Benjamin


The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

Stone I.F.


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Stone Judge Harold T.


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.

Stone Judge Harold T.


Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Stone Robert


You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

Stone W. Clement


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

Stoppard Tom


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Stoppard Tom


Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Storm Johnny


San Francisco isn't what it used to be, and it never was.

Strachey Lionel


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

Strange de Jim


Imagine there's no heaven... it's easy if you try.

Strangers Lovers and Other


Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

Stravinsky


Americans' greatest fear is that America will turn out to have been a phenomenon, not a civilization.

Sturgeon Theodore


Gauls! We have nothing to fear; except perhaps that the sky may fall on our heads tomorrow. But as we all know, tomorrow never comes!!

Summer Graham


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Sunday Billy


"The Right Honorable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts."

Superchicken


Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics.

Surtees R.S.


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.

Susan Brownmiller


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Swan Paradi


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Swayze John Cameron


United Nations, New York, December 25. The peace and joy of the Christmas season was marred by a proclamation of a general strike of all the military forces of the world. Panic reigns in the hearts of all the patriots of every persuasion. Meanwhil

Swift Jonathan


Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Swift Jonathan


This night methinks is but the daylight sick.

Swift Jonathan


"Rights" is a fictional abstraction. No one has "Rights", neither machines nor flesh-and-blood. Persons... have opportunities, not rights, which they use or do not use.

Sylvan Kayvan


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Syrus Publilius


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Syrus Publilius


Everyone is in the best seat.

Syrus Publilius


If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


I went to a Grateful Dead Concert and they played for SEVEN hours. Great song.

Syrus Publilius


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Syrus Publilius


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Syrus Publilius


Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

Syrus Publius


If you live in New York, even if you're Catholic, you're Jewish.

Szasz Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

saying Folk


October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.

saying Yiddish


Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

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Kissinger Henry

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