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Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

S. Paige


A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.

Sabbath Black


Odets, where is thy sting?

Sade Marquis


To have died once is enough.

Sagan Carl


A yawn is a silent shout.

Sagan Carl


... "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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


It's not easy, being green.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Saki Tre


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.

Salinger J. D.


If any man wishes to be humbled and mortified, let him become president of Harvard.

Salvor Hardin


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.

Samuel Beckett


The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.

Samuel Butler


The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people, and don't come in clearly enough.

Samuel Johnson


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

Samuels Jim


"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

Samuels Jim


We were young and our happiness dazzled us with its strength. But there was also a terrible betrayal that lay within me like a Merle Haggard song at a French restaurant. [...] I could not tell the girl about the woman of the tollway, of her milk w

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandburg Carl


I stick my neck out for nobody.

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandra Gotlieb


It is better to have loved and lost

Santayana George


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.]

Santayana George


A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Santayana George


For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Santayana George


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

Sartre Jean Paul


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Sartre Jean-Paul


Satire is tragedy plus time.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Language is a virus from another planet.

Satie Erik


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Sayle Alexie


... 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

Sayre Wallace


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Schaeberle R.


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

Schenk R.E.


The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.

Schiller Friedrich


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

Schlafly Phyllis


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

Schmidt


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Schopenhauer


Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.

Schopenhauer


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Schrodinger Edwim


Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Schultz C.


Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours.

Schulz


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

Schulz


Television is now so desperately hungry for material that it is scraping the top of the barrel.

Schulz C.


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Schulz Charles


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

Schwambach Stephen R.


Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard. If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth.

Schweitzer A.


Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Schweitzer Albert


The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Schweitzer Albert


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

Scott


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Scott Gene


Anything is possible on paper.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Seeger Pete


The goys have proven the following theorem...

Seldon Nick


The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

Sendak Maurice


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Seneca


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

Seneca


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Acting is not very hard. The most important things are to be able to laugh and cry. If I have to cry, I think of my sex life. And if I have to laugh, well, I think of my sex life.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.

Serling Rod


Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Sevareid Eric


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

Sevig Mme De


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

Shake William


I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Shake William


Living in LA is like not having a date on Saturday night.

Shake William


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

Shake William


There is nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.

Shake William


Well begun is half done.

Shake William


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

Shake William


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Shake William


It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Shakes William


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Shakes William


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Shakesp William


"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


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

Shakespea Wm.


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

Shakespear


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


The plot was designed in a light vein that somehow became varicose.

Shakespear William


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


There is no sin but ignorance.

Shakespeare


Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

Shakespeare


A memorandum is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Shakespeare


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Shakespeare


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Shakespeare


I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

Shakespeare


The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

Shakespeare William


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Shakespeare Wm.


We are what we pretend to be.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The white race is the cancer of history.

Shakespeare


The optimum committee has no members.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Shakespeare


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Shakespeare


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Shakespeare


Never buy from a rich salesman.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Shakespeare


Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way.

Shakespeare


An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director f

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare William


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Shakespeare William


Save the Whales

Shakespeare William


Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Don't everyone thank me at once!

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Shakespeare William


A snake lurks in the grass.

Shakespeare William


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Shakespeare William


The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Shakespeare William


You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

Shakespeare Wm.


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Shan Wayne


Out of sight is out of mind.

Shannon Wayne


"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Shaw G. B.


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.

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Mate, this parrot wouldn't VOOM if you put four million volts through it!

Shaw G.B.


Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Shaw G.B.


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Shaw G.B.


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Shaw G.B.


A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Shaw George Bernard


If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

Shaw George Bernard


Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.

Shaw George Bernard


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Shaw George Bernard


When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Shaw George Bernard


It is a wise father that knows his own child.

Shaw George Bernard


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Shaw George Bernard


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Shaw George Bernard


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Shaw George Bernard


Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw Pygmali


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.

Shawn Wally


Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Shay R.E.


Public use of any portable music system is a virtually guaranteed indicator of sociopathic tendencies.

Shelton Richard


If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Shepard Paul


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

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


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

Sherlock Holmes


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Sherlock Holmes


Tempt not a desperate man.

Shields Brooke


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Shirley


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Shirley Hazzard


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Shirley Jackson


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Shoaff Edgar A.


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.

Shoales Ian


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Sidney


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

Sidney Greenstreet


So so is good, very good, very excellent good: and yet it is not; it is but so so.

Sidney Paternoster


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Sidney Smith


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Siegel Corky


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Siegel


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Silve James Cabell


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

Simon Paul


Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Simpson Bart


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

Sinbad


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Sinbad


Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Sinclair John


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

Sinclair Lewis


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.

Skinner B.F.


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Sky Patrick


Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Skywalker Luke


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Skywalker Luke


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.

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out.

Sloan John


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

Smith Alexander


I remember once being on a station platform in Cleveland at four in the morning. A black porter was carrying my bags, and as we were waiting for the train to come in, he said to me: "Excuse me, Mr. Cooke, I don't want to invade your privacy, but I h

Smith Alvy Ray


Try not to have a good time ... This is supposed to be educational.

Smith Evelyn E.


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

Smith H. Allen


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

Smith J. Winter


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

Smith Jonathan Michael


Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.

Smith Malcolm


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

Smith Mike


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

Smith Nancy Banks


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

Smith Red


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

Smith Sydney


If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Smith Allen


Small is beautiful.

Smith Allen


One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smithsonian Maga


It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Smolla Rodney


But if you wish at once to do nothing and to be respectable nowdays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.

Smollet Tobias


The man who runs may fight again.

Sneyd Doug


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Snoopy


Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Snoopy


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."

Snow C. P.


I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Snow Carrie


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

Soaper Senator


We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities.

Soc Michael Levin


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

Socrates


Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Socrates


No two persons ever read the same book.

Socrates


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Solo Han


In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Solo Han


A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.

Solo Han


You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


To add insult to injury.

Solo Han


With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


So little time, so little to do.

Somoza Anastasio


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

Sondheim Stephen


Sontag Susan


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Sontag Susan


The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.

Sontag Susan


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

Sophocles


Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Sophocles


You always introduce the younger person to the older person, using the wording: "Miss Brown, I'd like to introduce you to an older person" (unless her name is not "Miss Brown"). If you do not know a person's age, ask for a driver's license and a ma

Soul Messiah


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Soul Messiah


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

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Southern Terry


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Spartacus


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Speer Albert


Flame on!

Spider Robinson


Another day, another dollar.

Spinoza


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

Spr Robert D.


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

Spurgeon Charles


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Stalin Joseph


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Stalin Joseph


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.

Stalin Joseph


When alerted to an intrusion by tinkling glass or otherwise, 1) Calm yourself 2) Identify the intruder 3) If hostile, kill him. Step number 3 is of particular importance. If you leave the guy alive out of misguided softheartedness, he will repay y

Stalin Joseph


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Stallman R.


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

Stamp Sir Josiah


May you live in uninteresting times.

Stand


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanley Kelley


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

Starfighter The Last


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

Stasheff Christopher


"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."

Steinbeck John


Getting kicked out of the American Bar Association is liked getting kicked out of the Book-of-the-Month Club.

Steinem Gloria


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

Stekel Wilhelm


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

Stendhal


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Stephen Leslie


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

Stephen Coonts


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

Stephen Pile


It's not Camelot, but it's not Cleveland, either.

Stephen Pile


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

Stern Jerome


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

Stevenson Adlai


Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

Stevenson Adlai


My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

Stevenson Adlai


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Stevenson Adlai


Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Stevenson Robert Louis


Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. By Order of the Author

Stevenson Robert Louis


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Stimson Henry


This was the most unkindest cut of all.

Stinnett Caskie


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Stolberg Benjamin


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

Stone I.F.


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Robert


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Stone W. Clement


There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Stoppard Tom


Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Stoppard Tom


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

Storm Johnny


I didn't believe in reincarnation in any of my other lives. I don't see why I should have to believe in it in this one.

Strachey Lionel


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.

Strange de Jim


He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Strangers Lovers and Other


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

Stravinsky


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Sturgeon Theodore


Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Summer Graham


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

Sunday Billy


Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Superchicken


Nice guys finish last.

Surtees R.S.


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Susan Brownmiller


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

Swan Paradi


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Swayze John Cameron


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

Swift Jonathan


Go ahead... make my day.

Swift Jonathan


What one fool can do, another can.

Swift Jonathan


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.

Sylvan Kayvan


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

Syrus Publilius


Everyone is in the best seat.

Syrus Publilius


We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Syrus Publilius


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Syrus Publilius


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."

Syrus Publilius


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Syrus Publilius


One good turn asketh another.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publius


Real wealth can only increase.

Szasz Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

saying Folk


The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

saying Yiddish


The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

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