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Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

S. Paige


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

Sabbath Black


BS: You remind me of a man. B: What man? BS: The man with the power. B: What power? BS: The power of voodoo. B: Voodoo? BS: You do. B: Do what? BS: Remind me of a man. B: What man? BS: The man with the power...

Sade Marquis


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

Sagan Carl


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Sagan Carl


"Well, it's garish, ugly, and derelicts have used it for a toilet. The rides are dilapidated to the point of being lethal, and could easily maim or kill innocent little children." "Oh, so you don't like it?" "Don't like it? I'm CRAZY for it."

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saki Tre


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

Salinger J. D.


The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.

Salvor Hardin


To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Samuel Beckett


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

Samuel Butler


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

Samuel Johnson


The whole world is a scab. The point is to pick it constructively.

Samuels Jim


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

Samuels Jim


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.

Sandburg Carl


"I'm in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?"

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandburg Carl


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

Sandra Gotlieb


...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.

Santayana George


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Santayana George


Things past redress and now with me past care.

Santayana George


Being a miner, as soon as you're too old and tired and sick and stupid to do your job properly, you have to go, where the very opposite applies with the judges.

Santayana George


The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Sartre Jean Paul


Once is happenstance, Twice is coincidence, Three times is enemy action.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Sartre Jean-Paul


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

Satie Erik


If God wanted us to have a President, He would have sent us a candidate.

Sayle Alexie


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Sayre Wallace


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

Schaeberle R.


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

Schenk R.E.


If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Schiller Friedrich


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

Schlafly Phyllis


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

Schmidt


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.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


I accept chaos. I am not sure whether it accepts me. I know some people are terrified of the bomb. But then some people are terrified to be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.

Schopenhauer


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Schopenhauer


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Schrodinger Edwim


Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Schultz C.


You can bring men from other parts of the world who are sane. And you know what happens? At the very moment they cross those mountains... they go mad. Instantaneously and automatically, at the very moment they cross the mountains into California,

Schulz


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Schulz


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.

Schulz C.


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

Schulz Charles


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Schwambach Stephen R.


The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Schweitzer A.


Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.

Schweitzer Albert


This night methinks is but the daylight sick.

Schweitzer Albert


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

Scott


Politics, like religion, hold up the torches of matrydom to the reformers of error.

Scott Gene


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

Secundus Gaius Plinius


I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.

Seeger Pete


All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.

Seldon Nick


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

Sendak Maurice


"It's a summons." "What's a summons?" "It means summon's in trouble."

Seneca


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Seneca


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


The coast was clear.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Serling Rod


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

Sevareid Eric


The Soviet pre-eminence in chess can be traced to the average Russian's readiness to brood obsessively over anything, even the arrangement of some pieces of wood. Indeed, the Russians' predisposition for quiet reflection followed by sudden preventi

Sevig Mme De


If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Shake William


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?

Shake William


I DON'T THINK I'M ALONE when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

Shake William


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

Shake William


You tread upon my patience.

Shake William


I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Shake William


In the plot, people came to the land; the land loved them; they worked and struggled and had lots of children. There was a Frenchman who talked funny and a greenhorn from England who was a fancy-pants but when it came to the crunch he was all courag

Shake William


Many enraged psychiatrists are inciting a weary butcher. The butcher is weary and tired because he has cut meat and steak and lamb for hours and weeks. He does not desire to chant about anything with raving psychiatrists, but he sings about his gin

Shake William


I realize that the MX missile is none of our concern. I realize that the whole point of living in a democracy is that we pay professional congresspersons to concern themselves with things like the MX missile so we can be free to concern ourselves wi

Shake William


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Shake William


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

Shake William


There but for the grace of God, goes God.

Shakes William


There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.

Shakes William


"Remember, if it's being done correctly, here or abroad, it's ___not the U.S. Army doing it!"

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


Many a sober Christian would rather admit that a wafer is God than that God is a cruel and capricious tyrant.

Shakesp William


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Shakespea Wm.


When a shepherd goes to kill a wolf, and takes his dog along to see the sport, he should take care to avoid mistakes. The dog has certain relationships to the wolf the shepherd may have forgotten.

Shakespear


An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Shakespear William


Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

Shakespear William


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Shakespear William


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Shakespeare


They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom for trying to change the system from within. I'm coming now I'm coming to reward them. First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. I'm guided by a signal in the heavens. I'm guided by this birthmark

Shakespeare


They will only cause the lower classes to move about needlessly.

Shakespeare


Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


Save the Whales

Shakespeare Wm.


The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Shakespeare


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Shakespeare


Politics makes strange bedfellows, and journalism makes strange politics.

Shakespeare


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."

Shakespeare


The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

Shakespeare


"That's no answer," Job said, "And for someone who's supposed to be omnipotent, let me tell you 'tabernacle' has only one l."

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Shakespeare


A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *___and* fresher

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Always the dullness of the fool is the whetstone of the wits.

Shakespeare


The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Shakespeare William


Look ere ye leap.

Shakespeare William


"Nuclear war would really set back cable."

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


A man's house is his castle.

Shakespeare William


The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.

Shakespeare William


If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Shakespeare William


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Shakespeare William


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 William


We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shan Wayne


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

Shannon Wayne


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Shaw G. B.


Who's scruffy-looking?

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw G.B.


The old complaint that mass culture is designed for eleven-year-olds is of course a shameful canard. The key age has traditionally been more like fourteen.

Shaw G.B.


The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Shaw G.B.


Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Shaw G.B.


The only excuse for God is that he doesn't exist.

Shaw G.B.


He didn't run for reelection. "Politics brings you into contact with all the people you'd give anything to avoid," he said. "I'm staying home."

Shaw G.B.


Things are not always what they seem.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Better late than never.

Shaw George Bernard


Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Shaw George Bernard


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a "hottest part" implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell

Shaw G. B.


Too much of everything is just enough.

Shaw George Bernard


A myth is a religion in which no-one any longer believes.

Shaw Pygmali


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Shawn Wally


We tried to close Ohio's borders and ran into a Constitutional problem. There's a provision in the Constitution that says you can't close your borders to interstate commerce, and garbage is a form of interstate commerce.

Shay R.E.


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Shelton Richard


War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.

Shepard Paul


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.

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Sherlock Holmes


He jests at scars who never felt a wound.

Sherlock Holmes


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

Shields Brooke


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.

Shirley


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Shirley Hazzard


There never was a good war or a bad peace.

Shirley Jackson


Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Shoaff Edgar A.


When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.

Shoales Ian


Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth.

Sidney


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

Sidney Greenstreet


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Sidney Paternoster


When you're in command, command.

Sidney Smith


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

Siegel Corky


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

Siegel


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

Silve James Cabell


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

Simon Paul


To use violence is to already be defeated.

Simpson Bart


Don't get mad, get even.

Sinbad


How is the world ruled, and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists, and they believe what they read.

Sinbad


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.

Sinclair John


Knowledge is power.

Sinclair Lewis


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Skinner B.F.


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

Sky Patrick


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

Skywalker Luke


But you shall not escape my iambics.

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


Thieves respect property; they merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

Skywalker Luke


... it still remains true that as a set of cognitive beliefs about the existence of God in any recognizable sense continuous with the great systems of the past, religious doctrines constitute a speculative hypothesis of an extremely low order of prob

Sloan John


Power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Smith Alexander


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.

Smith Alvy Ray


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.

Smith Evelyn E.


We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they remain fixed, then with good laws that are constantly being altered, that the lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than the kind of cleverness th

Smith H. Allen


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

Smith J. Winter


An old Jewish man reads about Einstein's theory of relativity in the newspaper and asks his scientist grandson to explain it to him. "Well, zayda, it's sort of like this. Einstein says that if you're having your teeth drilled without Novocain, a mi

Smith Jonathan Michael


If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it's still a foolish thing.

Smith Malcolm


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

Smith Mike


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

Smith Nancy Banks


I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. I shall fall, Like a bright exhalation in the evening And no man see me more.

Smith Red


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

Smith Sydney


I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family p

Smith Allen


Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Smith Allen


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

Smith v. Moran


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Smith v. Moran


You will remember, Watson, how the dreadful business of the Abernetty family was first brought to my notice by the depth which the parsley had sunk into the butter upon a hot day.

Smith v. Moran


It's not easy, being green.

Smithsonian Maga


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

Smolla Rodney


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Smollet Tobias


"MacDonald has the gift on compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts."

Sneyd Doug


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.

Snoopy


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

Snoopy


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

Snow C. P.


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Snow Carrie


The ripest fruit falls first.

Soaper Senator


Many a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can't understand his own meaning.

Soc Michael Levin


Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser.

Socrates


I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word 'fair' in connection with income tax policies.

Socrates


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.

Socrates


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

Solo Han


In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


"Nuclear war would mean abolition of most comforts, and disruption of normal routines, for children and adults alike."

Solo Han


Odets, where is thy sting?

Solo Han


One of my favorite jokes, a telling commentary on Jewish mothers' capacity to lay on guilt, involves the mother who gave her son two neckties on Chanuka. The boy hurried into his bedroom, ripped off the tie he was wearing, put on one of the ties his

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


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

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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

Somoza Anastasio


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.

Sondheim Stephen


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

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Sophocles


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

Sophocles


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

Soul Messiah


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

Soul Messiah


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.

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me.

Southern Terry


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

Spartacus


Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Speer Albert


I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget.

Spider Robinson


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Spinoza


A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.

Spr Robert D.


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.

Spurgeon Charles


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

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


When in doubt, tell the truth.

Stalin Joseph


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?

Stalin Joseph


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

Stallman R.


Out of sight is out of mind.

Stamp Sir Josiah


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Stand


You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Stanislaw Lem


The world wants to be deceived.

Stanislaw Lem


To add insult to injury.

Stanley Kelley


The fact that people are poor or discriminated against doesn't necessarily endow them with any special qualities of justice, nobility, charity or compassion.

Starfighter The Last


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.

Stasheff Christopher


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

Steinbeck John


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

Steinem Gloria


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

Stekel Wilhelm


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

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Stephen Coonts


"Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, Rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science."

Stephen Pile


Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too.

Stephen Pile


Darth Vader! Only you would be so bold!

Stern Jerome


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

Stevenson Adlai


I needed the good will of the legislature of four states. I formed the legislative bodies with my own money. I found that it was cheaper that way.

Stevenson Adlai


He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Stevenson Adlai


This is the first age that's paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.

Stevenson Adlai


A drama critic is a person who surprises a playwright by informing him what he meant.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


"Well, if you can't believe what you read in a comic book, what *___can* you believe?!"

Stevenson Robert Louis


When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Stevenson Robert Louis


A definition of teaching: casting fake pearls before real swine.

Stevenson Robert Louis


If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. It conveys precious little of the flavor of today's statecraft. Instead, read selected portions of the Washington telephone directory containing listings for all th

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stimson Henry


A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.

Stinnett Caskie


"Is it just me, or does anyone else read `bible humpers' every time someone writes `bible thumpers?'

Stolberg Benjamin


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Stone I.F.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


"Plaese porrf raed."

Stone Judge Harold T.


The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact...

Stone Robert


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Stone W. Clement


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

Stoppard Tom


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

Stoppard Tom


Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war, you can only be killed once.

Storm Johnny


Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Strachey Lionel


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Strange de Jim


Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Strangers Lovers and Other


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

Stravinsky


It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Sturgeon Theodore


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

Summer Graham


Rascal, am I? Take THAT!

Sunday Billy


There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Superchicken


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

Surtees R.S.


You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

Susan Brownmiller


We should be glad we're living in the time that we are. If any of us had been born into a more enlightened age, I'm sure we would have immediately been taken out and shot.

Swan Paradi


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

Swayze John Cameron


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


"They make a desert and call it peace."

Swift Jonathan


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Sylvan Kayvan


Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.

Syrus Publilius


"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

Syrus Publilius


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Syrus Publilius


Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Syrus Publilius


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,

Syrus Publilius


Nothing endures but change.

Syrus Publilius


Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

Syrus Publilius


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Syrus Publius


God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Szasz Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


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

saying Folk


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

saying Yiddish


Alas, how love can trifle with itself!

sees it constantly





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

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