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There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

S. Paige


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 (If it works, it's out of date.)

Sabbath Black


Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Sade Marquis


Mum's the word.

Sagan Carl


Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Sagan Carl


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Faith is under the left nipple.

Saki Tre


I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Salinger J. D.


Odets, where is thy sting?

Salvor Hardin


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Samuel Beckett


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

Samuel Butler


So little time, so little to do.

Samuel Johnson


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Samuels Jim


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Samuels Jim


I am a deeply superficial person.

Sandburg Carl


Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Sandburg Carl


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandra Gotlieb


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


All is well that ends well.

Sartre Jean Paul


Littering is dumb.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Sartre Jean-Paul


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

Satie Erik


Honesty's the best policy.

Sayle Alexie


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Sayre Wallace


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Schaeberle R.


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

Schenk R.E.


Dustin Farnum: Why, yesterday, I had the audience glued to their seats! Oliver Herford: Wonderful! Wonderful! Clever of you to think of it!

Schiller Friedrich


In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it.

Schlafly Phyllis


As Gen. de Gaulle occassionally acknowledges America to be the daughter of Europe, so I am pleased to come to Yale, the daughter of Harvard.

Schmidt


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

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


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

Schopenhauer


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.

Schopenhauer


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

Schrodinger Edwim


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

Schultz C.


XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

Schulz


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.

Schulz


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

Schulz C.


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Schulz Charles


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

Schwambach Stephen R.


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Schweitzer A.


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

Schweitzer Albert


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Schweitzer Albert


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

Scott


If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Scott Gene


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Nice guys finish last.

Seeger Pete


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

Seldon Nick


I think... I think it's in my basement... Let me go upstairs and check.

Sendak Maurice


The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Seneca


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

Seneca


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Serling Rod


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Sevareid Eric


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!!

Sevig Mme De


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Shake William


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Shake 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

Shake William


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Shake William


An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Shake William


Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Shake William


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.

Shake William


A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Shake William


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

Shake William


A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Shakes William


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Shakes William


Too much of everything is just enough.

Shakesp William


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


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

Shakespea Wm.


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Shakespear


Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


Art is anything you can get away with.

Shakespear William


[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.

Shakespear William


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Shakespear William


Lassie looked brilliant, in part because the farm family she lived with was made up of idiots. Remember? One of them was always getting pinned under the tractor, and Lassie was always rushing back to the farmhouse to alert the other ones. She'd w

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


Getting into trouble is easy.

Shakespeare Wm.


Real wealth can only increase.

Shakespeare


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Shakespeare


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."

Shakespeare


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,

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Don't get mad, get even.

Shakespeare


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Shakespeare


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Shakespeare


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Shakespeare


Fourteen years in the professor dodge has taught me that one can argue ingeniously on behalf of any theory, applied to any piece of literature. This is rarely harmful, because normally no-one reads such essays.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Shakespeare


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Shakespeare William


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Shakespeare William


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Shakespeare William


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Shakespeare William


"Whom are you?" said he, for he had been to night school.

Shakespeare William


Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Shakespeare William


God is Dead.

Shakespeare William


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Shakespeare William


The farther you go, the less you know.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Shakespeare Wm.


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Shan Wayne


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Shannon Wayne


Everyone is in the best seat.

Shaw G. B.


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Shaw G. B.


"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."

Shaw G.B.


Not all who own a harp are harpers.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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.

Shaw G.B.


What fools these mortals be.

Shaw G.B.


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


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

Shaw George Bernard


Shaw George Bernard


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,

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


What!? Me worry?

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


When in doubt, use brute force.

Shaw George Bernard


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Shaw George Bernard


Any stone in your boot always migrates against the pressure gradient to exactly the point of most pressure.

Shaw G. B.


God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw Pygmali


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

Shawn Wally


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.

Shay R.E.


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Shelton Richard


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

Shepard Paul


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


Who's scruffy-looking?

Sherlock Holmes


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Sherlock Holmes


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

Shields Brooke


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.

Shirley


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Shirley Hazzard


There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Shirley Jackson


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Shoaff Edgar A.


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

Shoales Ian


You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Sidney


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?

Sidney Greenstreet


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Sidney Paternoster


People in general do not willingly read if they have anything else to amuse them.

Sidney Smith


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Siegel Corky


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

Siegel


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Silve James Cabell


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

Simon Paul


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Simpson Bart


He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

Sinbad


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.

Sinbad


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

Sinclair John


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Sinclair Lewis


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Skinner B.F.


Men will fuck mud.

Sky Patrick


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Skywalker Luke


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.

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Skywalker Luke


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

Sloan John


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Smith Alexander


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Smith Alvy Ray


Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Smith Evelyn E.


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 H. Allen


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Smith J. Winter


What one fool can do, another can.

Smith Jonathan Michael


There is no proverb that is not true.

Smith Malcolm


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Smith Mike


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Smith Nancy Banks


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Smith Red


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

Smith Sydney


Turn the other cheek.

Smith Allen


Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Smith Allen


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

Smith v. Moran


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Smith v. Moran


All phone calls are obscene.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smithsonian Maga


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Smolla Rodney


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Smollet Tobias


Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Sneyd Doug


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

Snoopy


She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way a midget is good at being short.

Snoopy


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

Snow C. P.


If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Snow Carrie


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

Soaper Senator


Two heads are better than one.

Soc Michael Levin


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.

Socrates


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Socrates


It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.

Socrates


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


Nothing succeeds like success.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


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.

Solo Han


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Solo Han


The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Solo Han


By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Solo Han


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Somoza Anastasio


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

Sondheim Stephen


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Sontag Susan


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.

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Sophocles


The world wants to be deceived.

Sophocles


Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Soul Messiah


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

Soul Messiah


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

Southern Terry


Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Spartacus


What you don't know won't help you much either.

Speer Albert


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.

Spider Robinson


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

Spinoza


A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Spr Robert D.


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

Spurgeon Charles


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

Stalin Joseph


Let your conscience be your guide.

Stalin Joseph


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Stalin Joseph


I'll never get off this planet.

Stalin Joseph


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

Stallman R.


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Stamp Sir Josiah


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

Stand


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Stanislaw Lem


I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Stanley Kelley


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

Starfighter The Last


Another day, another dollar.

Stasheff Christopher


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Steinbeck John


'Scuse me, while I kiss the sky!

Steinem Gloria


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Stekel Wilhelm


Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Stendhal


... 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.

Stephen Leslie


Leave no stone unturned.

Stephen Coonts


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Stephen Pile


I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called "brightness", but it doesn't seem to work.

Stephen Pile


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

Stern Jerome


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

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


Save the Whales

Stevenson Adlai


Nothing recedes like success.

Stevenson Adlai


... "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

Stevenson Robert Louis


The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Stevenson Robert Louis


I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Stimson Henry


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

Stinnett Caskie


I used to be disgusted, now I find I'm just amused.

Stolberg Benjamin


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

Stone I.F.


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


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.

Stone Robert


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.

Stone W. Clement


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

Stoppard Tom


Genius is pain.

Stoppard Tom


Man is the measure of all things.

Storm Johnny


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Strachey Lionel


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

Strange de Jim


We are what we pretend to be.

Strangers Lovers and Other


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

Stravinsky


"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

Sturgeon Theodore


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Summer Graham


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

Sunday Billy


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Superchicken


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Surtees R.S.


A man's house is his castle.

Susan Brownmiller


Charity begins at home.

Swan Paradi


The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense

Swayze John Cameron


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Swift Jonathan


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

Sylvan Kayvan


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

Syrus Publilius


From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Syrus Publilius


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


The man who runs may fight again.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


In my end is my beginning.

Syrus Publilius


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publius


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Szasz Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


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

saying Folk


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

saying Yiddish


Well begun is half done.

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Young Andrew

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