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

S. Paige


Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.

Sabbath Black


Audacity, and again, audacity, and always audacity.

Sade Marquis


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

Sagan Carl


You buy a judge by weight, like iron in a junk yard. A justice of the peace or a magistrate can be had for a five-dollar bill. In the municipal courts, he will cost you ten. In the circuit or superior courts, he wants fifteen. The state appellate

Sagan Carl


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


"Oh, yes. The important thing about having lots of things to remember is that you've got to go somewhere afterwards where you can remember them, you see? You've got to stop. You haven't really been anywhere until you've got back home. I think th

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


I don't see what's wrong with giving Bobby a little experience before he starts to practice law.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saki Tre


Darth Vader! Only you would be so bold!

Salinger J. D.


You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Salvor Hardin


Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Samuel Beckett


History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree on.

Samuel Butler


You men out there probably think you already know how to dress for success. You know, for example, that you should not wear leisure suits or white plastic belts and shoes, unless you are going to a costume party disguised as a pig farmer vacationing

Samuel Johnson


There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Samuels Jim


Isn't it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?

Samuels Jim


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

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandra Gotlieb


Odets, where is thy sting?

Santayana George


A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

Santayana George


Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


Turn the other cheek.

Sartre Jean Paul


Rincewind looked down at him and grinned slowly. It was a wide, manic, and utterly humourless rictus. It was the sort of grin that is normally accompanied by small riverside birds wandering in and out, picking scraps out of the teeth.

Sartre Jean-Paul


He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Satie Erik


When, in 1964, New Hampshire Republican Senator Norris Cotton announced his support of Bary Goldwater in his state's primary election, he was questioned as to whether this indicated a change of his hitherto "liberal" political views. "Well," expla

Sayle Alexie


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Sayre Wallace


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

Schaeberle R.


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Schenk R.E.


I have made mistakes but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I have never made one.

Schiller Friedrich


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

Schlafly Phyllis


If you want divine justice, die.

Schmidt


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

Schopenhauer


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

Schopenhauer


Power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Schrodinger Edwim


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Schultz C.


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

Schulz


The average Ph.D thesis is nothing but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

Schulz


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.

Schulz C.


Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax.

Schulz Charles


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Schwambach Stephen R.


The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

Schweitzer A.


I put the shotgun in an Adidas bag and padded it out with four pairs of tennis socks, not my style at all, but that was what I was aiming for: If they think you're crude, go technical; if they think you're technical, go crude. I'm a very technical

Schweitzer Albert


The question is, why are politicians so eager to be president? What is it about the job that makes it worth revealing, on national television, that you have the ethical standards of a slime-coated piece of industrial waste?

Schweitzer Albert


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

Scott


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

Scott Gene


The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. Some of their most esteemed inventions have no other apparent purpose, for example, the dinner party of more than two, the epic poem, and the

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.

Seeger Pete


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

Seldon Nick


A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Sendak Maurice


In a museum in Havana, there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus, "one when he was a boy and one when he was a man."

Seneca


In charity there is no excess.

Seneca


No group of professionals meets except to conspire against the public at large.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Vice-President Hubert Humphrey's loquacity is legendary, and Barry Goldwater notes that "Hubert has been clocked at 275 words a minute with gusts up to 340." On the campaign trail during 1964, Republican nominee Barry Goldwater stated, "The imme

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Serling Rod


A public debt is a kind of anchor in the storm; but if the anchor be too heavy for the vessel, she will be sunk by that very weight which was intended for her preservation.

Sevareid Eric


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Sevig Mme De


I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


"Any news from the President on a successor?" he asked hopefully. "None," Anita replied. "She's having great difficulty finding someone qualified who is willing to accept the post." "Then I stay," said Dr. Fresh. "I'm not good for much, but I c

Shake William


Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.

Shake William


Man is by nature a political animal.

Shake William


Out of the crooked timber of humanity no straight thing can ever be made.

Shake William


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

Shake William


The fact that it works is immaterial.

Shake William


Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Shake William


If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it.

Shakes William


Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

Shakes William


Just weigh your own hurt against the hurt of all the others, and then do what's best.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Shakesp William


I believe that Ronald Reagan will someday make this country what it once was ... an arctic wilderness.

Shakespea Wm.


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

Shakespear


It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Shakespear William


Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?

Shakespear William


He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.

Shakespear William


Justice always prevails ... three times out of seven!

Shakespear William


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Shakespear William


You couldn't even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt.

Shakespeare


The forest is safe because a lion lives therein and the lion is safe because it lives in a forest. Likewise the friendship of persons rests on mutual help.

Shakespeare


They're giving bank robbing a bad name.

Shakespeare


There are no great men, buster. There are only men.

Shakespeare


"In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point."

Shakespeare


Honesty's the best policy.

Shakespeare


The idle mind knows not what it is it wants.

Shakespeare William


of the time.

Shakespeare Wm.


Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Shakespeare Wm.


... 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

Shakespeare


Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.

Shakespeare


If Christianity was morality, Socrates would be the Saviour.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The ripest fruit falls first.

Shakespeare


Just because I turn down a contract on a guy doesn't mean he isn't going to get hit.

Shakespeare


To teach is to learn twice.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Littering is dumb.

Shakespeare


He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare William


Nothing endures but change.

Shakespeare William


Well, here it is, 1983, so it won't be long before you start reading a lot of boring stories about people like Vance Hartke. Hartke is a governor or mayor or something from one of the flatter states, and the reason you'll be reading about him is tha

Shakespeare William


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Shakespeare William


Majorities, of course, start with minorities.

Shakespeare William


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Shakespeare William


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Shakespeare William


The most recent attempt to revive the moribund campus left, a national conference held at Rutgers University February 5-7, ended when the participants decided that they were too racist to found a new national organization. The stated goal of the c

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Dear Ann Landers: My husband watches the TV preachers every Sunday. He claims one minister said there are 350 different sins. My husband wants to know if you can get the list. He thinks he is missing something.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on I can no longer believe you.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Shakespeare William


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shan Wayne


Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace.

Shannon Wayne


The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.

Shaw G. B.


"There is a God, but He drinks"

Shaw G. B.


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Shaw G.B.


Another day, another dollar.

Shaw G.B.


When I saw a sign on the freeway that said, "Los Angeles 445 miles," I said to myself, "I've got to get out of this lane."

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Having nothing, nothing can he lose.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Remark of Dr. Baldwin's concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.

Shaw G.B.


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Shaw G.B.


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Shaw George Bernard


Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.

Shaw George Bernard


Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Shaw George Bernard


Every why hath a wherefore.

Shaw George Bernard


Atlee is a very modest man. And with reason.

Shaw George Bernard


Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


It is the business of little minds to shrink.

Shaw George Bernard


More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.

Shaw Pygmali


The distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by... the pollution of the language.

Shawn Wally


The public is an old woman. Let her maunder and mumble.

Shay R.E.


If you are a fatalist, what can you do about it?

Shelton Richard


Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I Will Fight No More Forever.

Shepard Paul


Small is beautiful.

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


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

Sherlock Holmes


A kind of Batman of contemporary letters.

Sherlock Holmes


To stay young requires unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old falsehoods.

Shields Brooke


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

Shirley


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

Shirley Hazzard


Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to teach children.

Shirley Jackson


If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.

Shoaff Edgar A.


You may have heard that a dean is to faculty as a hydrant is to a dog.

Shoales Ian


The angry man always thinks he can do more than he can.

Sidney


"Not only is God dead, but just try to find a plumber on weekends."

Sidney Greenstreet


All generalizations are false, including this one.

Sidney Paternoster


I can't understand it. I can't even understand the people who can understand it.

Sidney Smith


Interesting poll results reported in today's New York Post: people on the street in midtown Manhattan were asked whether they approved of the US invasion of Grenada. Fifty-three percent said yes; 39 percent said no; and 8 percent said "Gimme a quart

Siegel Corky


People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.

Siegel


Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

Silve James Cabell


The Worst Prison Guards The largest number of convicts ever to escape simultaneously from a maximum security prison is 124. This record is held by Alcoente Prison, near Lisbon in Portugal. During the weeks leading up to the escape in July 1978 th

Simon Paul


America is a stronger nation for the ACLU's uncompromising effort.

Simpson Bart


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

Sinbad


The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being but to remind him that he is already degraded.

Sinbad


People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election.

Sinclair John


Why was I born with such contemporaries?

Sinclair Lewis


One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.

Skinner B.F.


Ye've also got to remember that ... respectable people do the most astonishin' things to preserve their respectability. Thank God I'm not respectable.

Sky Patrick


Man proposes, God disposes.

Skywalker Luke


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Skywalker Luke


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.

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


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

Sloan John


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

Smith Alexander


Governor Tarkin. I should have expected to find you holding Vader's leash. I thought I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on board.

Smith Alvy Ray


"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."

Smith Evelyn E.


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

Smith H. Allen


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

Smith J. Winter


A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins itself, and that is

Smith Jonathan Michael


If the weather is extremely bad, church attendance will be down. If the weather is extremely good, church attendance will be down. If the bulletin covers are in short supply, however, church attendance will exceed all expectations.

Smith Malcolm


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

Smith Mike


Thompson, if he is to be believed, has sampled the entire rainbow of legal and illegal drugs in heroic efforts to feel better than he does. As for the truth about his health: I have asked around about it. I am told that he appears to be strong and

Smith Nancy Banks


The Russians have put a small ball up in the air. That does not raise my apprehensions one iota.

Smith Red


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

Smith Sydney


The great nations have always acted like gangsters and the small nations like prostitutes.

Smith Allen


The problem with me is that I am fifty or one hundred years ahead of my time. My speed is very fast. Some ministers have had to drop out of my government because they could not keep up.

Smith Allen


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

Smith v. Moran


Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


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

Smithsonian Maga


I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie.

Smolla Rodney


The brotherhood of man is not a mere poet's dream; it is a most depressing and humiliating reality.

Smollet Tobias


One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.

Sneyd Doug


Don't despise your poor relations, they may become suddenly rich one day.

Snoopy


Cops never say good-bye. They're always hoping to see you again in the line-up.

Snoopy


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

Snow C. P.


A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having his neighbour notice it.

Snow Carrie


An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought.

Soaper Senator


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

Soc Michael Levin


I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Socrates


If you don't strike oil in twenty minutes, stop boring.

Socrates


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

Socrates


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Solo Han


If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me.

Solo Han


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Solo Han


To use violence is to already be defeated.

Solo Han


The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Solo Han


We should have a great many fewer disputes in the world if only words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.

Solo Han


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Solo Han


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Solo Han


We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Somoza Anastasio


Man's unique agony as a species consists in his perpetual conflict between the desire to stand out and the need to blend in.

Sondheim Stephen


We ARE as gods and might as well get good at it.

Sontag Susan


If Karl, instead of writing a lot about Capital, had made a lot of Capital, it would have been much better.

Sontag Susan


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.

Sontag Susan


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

Sophocles


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

Sophocles


In America, any boy may become president and I suppose that's just one of the risks he takes.

Soul Messiah


What we see depends on mainly what we look for.

Soul Messiah


It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.

Southern Terry


Consider well the proportions of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.

Southern Terry


A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

Southern Terry


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

Spartacus


If it takes a bloodbath, lets get it over with. No more appeasement.

Speer Albert


Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Spider Robinson


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Spinoza


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

Spr Robert D.


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

Spurgeon Charles


Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice... moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Stalin Joseph


"I can remember when a good politician had to be 75 percent ability and 25 percent actor, but I can well see the day when the reverse could be true."

Stalin Joseph


There is a road to freedom. Its milestones are Obedience, Endeavor, Honesty, Order, Cleanliness, Sobriety, Truthfulness, Sacrifice, and love of the Fatherland.

Stalin Joseph


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.

Stalin Joseph


Old age is always fifteen years old than I am.

Stallman R.


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

Stamp Sir Josiah


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.

Stand


Nobody knows what goes between his cold toes and his warm ears.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.

Stanislaw Lem


There is no delight the equal of dread. As long as it is somebody else's.

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanley Kelley


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

Starfighter The Last


[Nuclear war] ... may not be desirable.

Stasheff Christopher


A Galileo could no more be elected president of the United States than he could be elected Pope of Rome. Both high posts are reserved for men favored by God with an extraordinary genius for swathing the bitter facts of life in bandages of self-illus

Steinbeck John


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

Steinem Gloria


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

Stekel Wilhelm


The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


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

Stephen Coonts


I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Stephen Pile


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,

Stephen Pile


Were it not for the presence of the unwashed and the half-educated, the formless, queer and incomplete, the unreasonable and absurd, the infinite shapes of the delightful human tadpole, the horizon would not wear so wide a grin.

Stern Jerome


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

Stevenson Adlai


A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

Stevenson Adlai


"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."

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


It is enough to make one sympathize with a tyrant for the determination of his courtiers to deceive him for their own personal ends...

Stevenson Robert Louis


If I had a plantation in Georgia and a home in Hell, I'd sell the plantation and go home.

Stevenson Robert Louis


The best laid plans of mice and men are usually about equal.

Stevenson Robert Louis


The mosquito is the state bird of New Jersey.

Stevenson Robert Louis


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Stimson Henry


... 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.

Stinnett Caskie


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

Stolberg Benjamin


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Stone I.F.


I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Stone Judge Harold T.


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Stone Judge Harold T.


For a light heart lives long.

Stone Robert


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.

Stone W. Clement


Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

Stoppard Tom


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Stoppard Tom


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

Storm Johnny


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

Strachey Lionel


Forgive your enemies, but don't forget their names.

Strange de Jim


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

Strangers Lovers and Other


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

Stravinsky


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

Sturgeon Theodore


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

Summer Graham


I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Sunday Billy


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

Superchicken


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Surtees R.S.


Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

Susan Brownmiller


We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.

Swan Paradi


He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Swayze John Cameron


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

Swift Jonathan


Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


I have always noticed that whenever a radical takes to Imperialism, he catches it in a very acute form.

Sylvan Kayvan


It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.

Syrus Publilius


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.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Syrus Publilius


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Syrus Publilius


We should keep the Panama Canal. After all, we stole it fair and square.

Syrus Publilius


Men will fuck mud.

Syrus Publilius


It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim. I don't enjoy the sky or sea as much as I used

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


I'll defend to the death your right to say that, but I never said I'd listen to it!

Syrus Publius


For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on

Szasz Thomas


You are a wish to be here wishing yourself.

Szasz Thomas


When I hear a man applauded by the mob I always feel a pang of pity for him. All he has to do to be hissed is to live long enough.

saying Folk


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

saying Yiddish


I am convinced that the truest act of courage is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally nonviolent struggle for justice. To be a man is to suffer for others.

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Hellman Lillian

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