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

S. Paige


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

Sabbath Black


... we must not judge the society of the future by considering whether or not we should like to live in it; the question is whether those who have grown up in it will be happier than those who have grown up in our society or those of the past.

Sade Marquis


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

Sagan Carl


Justice is incidental to law and order.

Sagan Carl


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


A new taste had been acquired and a new appetite began to grow. The time had long since arrived to crush the technical intelligentsia, which had come to regard itself as too irreplaceable and had not gotten used to catching instructions on the wing.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saki Tre


There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all of his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his

Salinger J. D.


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

Salvor Hardin


I'll never get off this planet.

Samuel Beckett


Who can take the demands of the SDS seriously?

Samuel Butler


A political man can have as his aim the realization of freedom, but he has no means to realize it other than through violence.

Samuel Johnson


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Samuels Jim


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

Samuels Jim


He is now rising from affluence to poverty.

Sandburg Carl


A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

Sandburg Carl


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?

Sandburg Carl


... Let me tell you who the actual "front-runners" are. On one side, you have George Bush, who is currently going through a sort of fraternity hazing wherein he has to perform a series of humiliating stunts to win the approval of the Republican Righ

Sandra Gotlieb


You can't depend on the man who made the mess to clean it up.

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Santayana George


Mr. Salter's side of the conversation was limited to expressions of assent. When Lord Copper was right he said "Definitely, Lord Copper"; when he was wrong, "Up to a point." "Let me see, what's the name of the place I mean? Capital of Japan? Yokoh

Santayana George


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

Sartre Jean Paul


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

Sartre Jean-Paul


Or 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.

Sartre Jean-Paul


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

Satie Erik


"There is a God, but He drinks"

Sayle Alexie


Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Sayre Wallace


That's where the money was.

Schaeberle R.


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Schenk R.E.


"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."

Schiller Friedrich


Crucifixes are sexy because there's a naked man on them.

Schlafly Phyllis


What good is an obscenity trial except to popularize literature?

Schmidt


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


I would like the government to do all it can to mitigate, then, in understanding, in mutuality of interest, in concern for the common good, our tasks will be solved.

Schopenhauer


God has intended the great to be great and the little to be little... The trade unions, under the European system, destroy liberty [...] I do not mean to say that a dollar a day is enough to support a workingman... not enough to support a man and fiv

Schopenhauer


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Schrodinger Edwim


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

Schultz C.


Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Schulz


The world wants to be deceived.

Schulz


Diary of a Young Girl LITE(tm)

Schulz C.


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Schulz Charles


With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter.

Schwambach Stephen R.


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

Schweitzer A.


If Jesus Christ came to this town, people would say, great guy; terrible carpenter.

Schweitzer Albert


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

Schweitzer Albert


When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.

Scott


So many men, so many opinions; every one his own way.

Scott Gene


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

Secundus Gaius Plinius


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

Seeger Pete


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.

Seldon Nick


Eeny, Meeny, Jelly Beanie, the spirits are about to speak!

Sendak Maurice


Go ahead... make my day.

Seneca


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

Seneca


If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


An efficient and a successful administration manifests itself equally in small as in great matters.

Serling Rod


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

Sevareid Eric


The naked truth of it is, I have no shirt.

Sevig Mme De


It is better to have loved and lost

Shake William


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Shake William


Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organisation of hatreds.

Shake William


There is no act of treachery or mean-ness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


The fact that it works is immaterial.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Shake William


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Shake William


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Shake William


Turn the other cheek.

Shakes William


The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Shakes William


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Shakesp William


I'm never through with a girl until I've had her three ways.

Shakesp William


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.

Shakesp William


It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Shakespea Wm.


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Shakespear


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

Shakespear William


I have often looked at women and committed adultery in my heart.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


A light wife doth make a heavy husband.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


They use different words for things in America. For instance they say elevator and we say lift. They say drapes and we say curtains. They say president and we say brain damaged git.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Shakespeare William


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare Wm.


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


"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."

Shakespeare


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.]

Shakespeare


There's no justice in this world.

Shakespeare


"I have just read your lousy review buried in the back pages. You sound like a frustrated old man who never made a success, an eight-ulcer man on a four-ulcer job, and all four ulcers working. I have never met you, but if I do you'll need a new nos

Shakespeare


Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Al Gore resembled a Vulcan desperately in need of a blow job.

Shakespeare


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Shakespeare


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I have a very strange feeling about this...

Shakespeare William


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Shakespeare William


Atlee is a very modest man. And with reason.

Shakespeare William


Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Shakespeare William


Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Nixon and the White House.

Shakespeare William


"Taxes should hurt. I just mailed my own tax return last night and I am prepared to say `ouch!' as loud as anyone."

Shakespeare William


The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.

Shakespeare William


I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Shakespeare William


There is a certain impertinence in allowing oneself to be burned for an opinion.

Shakespeare William


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 William


I think we're in trouble.

Shakespeare William


It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.

Shakespeare William


We are all worms. But I do believe I am a glowworm.

Shakespeare William


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shan Wayne


Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.

Shannon Wayne


As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.

Shaw G. B.


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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.

Shaw G.B.


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.

Shaw G.B.


A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Shaw G.B.


"I'll carry your books, I'll carry a tune, I'll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash & carry, Carry Me Back To Old Virginia, I'll even Hara Kari if you show me how, but I will *not* carry a gun."

Shaw G.B.


The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.

Shaw G.B.


If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.

Shaw G.B.


Giving money and power to governments is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

Shaw G.B.


Well, he didn't know what to do, so he decided to look at the government, to see what they did, and scale it down and run his life that way.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


If people say that here and there someone has been taken away and maltreated, I can only reply: You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


"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."

Shaw George Bernard


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Shaw George Bernard


All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.

Shaw George Bernard


The introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state, for styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions. ... The new style, gradually gaining a lodgement, quitely ins

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


To use violence is to already be defeated.

Shaw Pygmali


Prizes are for children.

Shawn Wally


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Shay R.E.


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

Shelton Richard


If God lived on Earth, people would knock out all His windows.

Shepard Paul


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

Sheridan


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

Sherlock Holmes


The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.

Sherlock Holmes


The distinction between Freedom and Liberty is not accurately known; naturalists have been unable to find a living specimen of either.

Sherlock Holmes


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Shields Brooke


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

Shirley


When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Shirley Hazzard


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Shirley Jackson


Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Shoaff Edgar A.


Man is the measure of all things.

Shoales Ian


I'll burn my books.

Sidney


Don't guess

Sidney Greenstreet


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

Sidney Paternoster


Confucius say too much.

Sidney Smith


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.

Siegel Corky


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Siegel


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Silve James Cabell


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.

Simon Paul


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

Simpson Bart


Imagine there's no heaven... it's easy if you try.

Sinbad


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Sinbad


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

Sinclair John


Several years ago, some smart businessmen had an idea: Why not build a big store where a do-it-yourselfer could get everything he needed at reasonable prices? Then they decided, nah, the hell with that, let's build a home center. And before long ho

Sinclair Lewis


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Skinner B.F.


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Sky Patrick


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

Skywalker Luke


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


Forgive and forget.

Sloan John


A diplomat's life consists of three things: protocol, Geritol, and alcohol.

Smith Alexander


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

Smith Alvy Ray


He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Smith Evelyn E.


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Smith H. Allen


There is an old time toast which is golden for its beauty. "When you ascend the hill of prosperity may you not meet a friend."

Smith J. Winter


Monterey... is decidedly the pleasantest and most civilized-looking place in California ... [it] is also a great place for cock-fighting, gambling of all sorts, fandangos, and various kinds of amusements and knavery.

Smith Jonathan Michael


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Smith Malcolm


We're all in this alone.

Smith Mike


The only promotion rules I can think of are that a sense of shame is to be avoided at all costs and there is never any reason for a hustler to be less cunning than more virtuous men. Oh yes ... whenever you think you've got something really great, a

Smith Nancy Banks


Anything anybody can say about America is true.

Smith Red


Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

Smith Sydney


God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

Smith Allen


Not all who own a harp are harpers.

Smith Allen


We could do that, but it would be wrong, that's for sure.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


When you are about to die, a wombat is better than no company at all.

Smithsonian Maga


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Smolla Rodney


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

Smollet Tobias


The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and

Sneyd Doug


Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.

Snoopy


None love the bearer of bad news.

Snoopy


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

Snow C. P.


Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.

Snow Carrie


Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Soaper Senator


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Soc Michael Levin


All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Socrates


[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

Socrates


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Socrates


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Solo Han


Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


"The Army is a place where you get up early in the morning to be yelled at by people with short haircuts and tiny brains."

Solo Han


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,

Solo Han


When in doubt, use brute force.

Solo Han


Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


The primary theme of SoupCon is communication. The acronym "LEO" represents the secondary theme: Law Enforcement Officials The overall theme of SoupCon shall be: Avoiding Communication with Law Enforcement Officials

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Home is where the hurt is.

Somoza Anastasio


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

Sondheim Stephen


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

Sontag Susan


Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


"First World" nations are the ones where people drive Japanese cars; "Second World" nations are where First World residents go on vacation; and "Third World" nations are the ones where people still dive out of trees to prove their manhood.

Sophocles


Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

Sophocles


What does it take for Americans to do great things; to go to the moon, to win wars, to dig canals linking oceans, to build railroads across a continent? In independent thought about this question, Neil Armstrong and I concluded that it takes a coinci

Soul Messiah


Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.

Soul Messiah


It's not easy, being green.

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


... 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.

Southern Terry


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

Spartacus


...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.

Speer Albert


Law enforcement officers should use only the minimum force necessary in dealing with disorders when they arise.

Spider Robinson


The superfluous is very necessary.

Spinoza


A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.

Spr Robert D.


"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

Spurgeon Charles


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Stalin Joseph


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Stalin Joseph


Best Mistakes In Films In his "Filmgoer's Companion", Mr. Leslie Halliwell helpfully lists four of the cinema's greatest moments which you should get to see if at all possible. In "Carmen Jones", the camera tracks with Dorothy Dandridge down a st

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


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

Stallman R.


"Avoid revolution or expect to get shot. Mother and I will grieve, but we will gladly buy a dinner for the National Guardsman who shot you."

Stamp Sir Josiah


My band career ended late in my senior year when John Cooper and I threw my amplifier out the dormitory window. We did not act in haste. First we checked to make sure the amplifier would fit through the frame, using the belt from my bathrobe to meas

Stand


... 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

Stanislaw J. Lem


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.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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.

Stanislaw Lem


English literature's performing flea.

Stanislaw Lem


There is always something new out of Africa.

Stanley Kelley


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

Starfighter The Last


Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Stasheff Christopher


We cannot put the face of a person on a stamp unless said person is deceased. My suggestion, therefore, is that you drop dead.

Steinbeck John


Patch griefs with proverbs.

Steinem Gloria


[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Stekel Wilhelm


Men are superior to women.

Stendhal


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Stephen Leslie


There never was a good war or a bad peace.

Stephen Coonts


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

Stephen Pile


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

Stephen Pile


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Stern Jerome


It's easier to be a liberal a long way from home.

Stevenson Adlai


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Stevenson Adlai


"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Stevenson Adlai


The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


Theology is an attempt to explain a subject by men who do not understand it. The intent is not to tell the truth but to satisfy the questioner.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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.

Stevenson Robert Louis


Every country has the government it deserves.

Stimson Henry


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

Stinnett Caskie


Richard Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people, and the world.

Stolberg Benjamin


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

Stone I.F.


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Stone Judge Harold T.


Better late than never.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Robert


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

Stone W. Clement


Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ances

Stoppard Tom


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Stoppard Tom


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

Storm Johnny


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

Strachey Lionel


She hates testicles, thus limiting the men she can admire to Democratic candidates for president.

Strange de Jim


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

Strangers Lovers and Other


I've got Hubert's pecker in my pocket.

Stravinsky


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

Sturgeon Theodore


Goose pimples rose all over me, my hair stood on end, my eyes filled with tears of love and gratitude for this greatest of all conquerers of human misery and shame, and my breath came in little gasps. If I had not known that the Leader would have sc

Summer Graham


Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.

Sunday Billy


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

Superchicken


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

Surtees R.S.


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Susan Brownmiller


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Swan Paradi


I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

Swayze John Cameron


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?

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


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

Swift Jonathan


"You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."

Sylvan Kayvan


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


He's a son-of-a-bitch, but he's our son-of-a-bitch.

Syrus Publilius


"I'd like to start a new religion. One that doesn't use a dead young man as its logo."

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


If you wants to get elected president, you'se got to think up some memoraboble homily so's school kids can be pestered into memorizin' it, even if they don't know what it means.

Syrus Publilius


Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.

Syrus Publilius


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,

Syrus Publilius


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Syrus Publius


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Szasz Thomas


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

Szasz Thomas


One of my less pleasant chores when I was young was to read the Bible from one end to the other. Reading the Bible straight through is at least 70 percent discipline, like learning Latin. But the good parts are, of course, simply amazing. God is a

saying Folk


There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

saying Yiddish


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

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