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A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

S. Paige


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

Sabbath Black


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

Sade Marquis


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

Sagan Carl


God helps them that help themselves.

Sagan Carl


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Many hands make light work.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Saki Tre


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Salinger J. D.


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

Salvor Hardin


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Samuel Beckett


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Samuel Butler


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Samuel Johnson


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Samuels Jim


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Samuels Jim


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandburg Carl


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

Sandburg Carl


Nothing endures but change.

Sandra Gotlieb


The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Santayana George


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Santayana George


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Sartre Jean Paul


In charity there is no excess.

Sartre Jean-Paul


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

Sartre Jean-Paul


At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Satie Erik


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Sayle Alexie


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Sayre Wallace


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Schaeberle R.


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

Schenk R.E.


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Schiller Friedrich


If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Schlafly Phyllis


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.

Schmidt


Rome was not built in one day.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


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

Schopenhauer


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Schopenhauer


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

Schrodinger Edwim


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

Schultz C.


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Schulz


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

Schulz


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Schulz C.


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Schulz Charles


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Schwambach Stephen R.


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

Schweitzer A.


"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Schweitzer Albert


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

Schweitzer Albert


What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Scott


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

Scott Gene


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Seeger Pete


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?

Seldon Nick


[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

Sendak Maurice


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Seneca


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Seneca


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Imagine what we can imagine!

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


I hate quotations.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Serling Rod


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

Sevareid Eric


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Sevig Mme De


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.

Shake William


A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Shake William


Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

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


Honesty's the best policy.

Shake William


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

Shake William


In breeding cattle you need one bull for every twenty-five cows, unless the cows are known sluts.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Shake William


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Shake William


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Shakes William


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Shakes William


If God is One, what is bad?

Shakesp William


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


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

Shakespea Wm.


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

Shakespear


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


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.

Shakespear William


Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Shakespear William


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.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespeare


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Shakespeare


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.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Shakespeare


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Shakespeare William


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Shakespeare 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.

Shakespeare Wm.


Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Shakespeare


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

Shakespeare


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


There must be more to life than having everything.

Shakespeare


If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Shakespeare


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:

Shakespeare


In my end is my beginning.

Shakespeare


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Shakespeare 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.

Shakespeare William


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

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


Nothing succeeds like success.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Shakespeare William


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Shakespeare William


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Shakespeare William


Events are not affected, they develop.

Shakespeare Wm.


"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."

Shan Wayne


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

Shannon Wayne


The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Shaw G. B.


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Shaw G.B.


A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Don't guess

Shaw George Bernard


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Shaw George Bernard


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw Pygmali


There is always something new out of Africa.

Shawn Wally


According to my best recollection, I don't remember.

Shay R.E.


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

Shelton Richard


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

Shepard Paul


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.

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


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

Sherlock Holmes


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

Sherlock Holmes


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Shields Brooke


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Shirley


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Shirley Hazzard


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

Shirley Jackson


What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Shoaff Edgar A.


None love the bearer of bad news.

Shoales Ian


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Sidney


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Sidney Greenstreet


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Sidney Paternoster


A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Sidney Smith


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

Siegel Corky


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

Siegel


Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations. He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an open market. If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarri

Silve James Cabell


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

Simon Paul


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Simpson Bart


Getting into trouble is easy.

Sinbad


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.'

Sinbad


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

Sinclair John


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Sinclair Lewis


"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

Skinner B.F.


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Sky Patrick


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,

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Skywalker Luke


There is no fool to the old fool.

Skywalker Luke


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

Sloan John


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

Smith Alexander


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

Smith Alvy Ray


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Smith Evelyn E.


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

Smith H. Allen


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

Smith J. Winter


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

Smith Jonathan Michael


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Smith Malcolm


"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

Smith Mike


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

Smith Nancy Banks


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

Smith Red


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

Smith Sydney


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Smith Allen


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.

Smith Allen


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

Smith v. Moran


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.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Smithsonian Maga


Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Smolla Rodney


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

Smollet Tobias


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

Sneyd Doug


The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Snoopy


Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Snoopy


Genius is pain.

Snow C. P.


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

Snow Carrie


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Soaper Senator


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.

Soc Michael Levin


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

Socrates


Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women it is merely a good excuse not to play football.

Socrates


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Socrates


IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Solo Han


What one fool can do, another can.

Solo Han


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.

Solo Han


If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Solo Han


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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

Somoza Anastasio


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

Sondheim Stephen


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.

Sontag Susan


A witty saying proves nothing.

Sontag Susan


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Sontag Susan


Littering is dumb.

Sophocles


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

Sophocles


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

Soul Messiah


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Soul Messiah


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Southern Terry


Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Spartacus


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Speer Albert


Business will be either better or worse.

Spider Robinson


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Spinoza


How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Spr Robert D.


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Spurgeon Charles


"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

Stalin Joseph


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Stalin Joseph


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Stalin Joseph


If you want divine justice, die.

Stalin Joseph


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

Stallman R.


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

Stamp Sir Josiah


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Stand


Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Set the cart before the horse.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Stanislaw Lem


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Stanley Kelley


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Starfighter The Last


[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.

Stasheff Christopher


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

Steinbeck John


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

Steinem Gloria


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Stekel Wilhelm


I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


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

Stephen Coonts


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

Stephen Pile


"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Stephen Pile


Diary of a Young Girl LITE(tm)

Stern Jerome


Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


Piece of cake!

Stevenson Adlai


A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.

Stevenson Adlai


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Stevenson Adlai


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


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.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stimson Henry


I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Stinnett Caskie


After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Stolberg Benjamin


What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

Stone I.F.


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


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."

Stone Robert


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

Stone W. Clement


Forgive and forget.

Stoppard Tom


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

Stoppard Tom


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

Storm Johnny


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

Strachey Lionel


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

Strange de Jim


All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

Strangers Lovers and Other


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

Stravinsky


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Sturgeon Theodore


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.

Summer Graham


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

Sunday Billy


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Superchicken


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

Surtees R.S.


There is no proverb that is not true.

Susan Brownmiller


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

Swan Paradi


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Swayze John Cameron


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

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Swift Jonathan


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Sylvan Kayvan


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Syrus Publilius


Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publius


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

Szasz Thomas


Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Szasz Thomas


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

saying Folk


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

saying Yiddish


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

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Galbraith John Kenneth

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