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Its name is Public Opinion. It is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it is the voice of God.

T.S. Eliot


Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Tacitus


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

Tacitus


Nothing succeeds like success.

Talleyrand Charles-Maurice De


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Tao Te Ching


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

Tarkin Governor


The goys have proven the following theorem...

Tarkington Booth


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Tarsus Paul of


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

Taylor Elizabeth


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

Technology Aviation Week and Space


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.

Temple Shirley


In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Tennant Harry


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

Terry Pratchett


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

Terry Pratchett


Imagine what we can imagine!

Texa J. Frank Dobie


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

Thatcher Margaret


Facts are the enemy of truth.

The Outer Limits


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

The Squirrels


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.

Theophrastus


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

Thomas Dylan


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Thomas Dylan


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

Thomas J. Parnell


Never laugh at live dragons.

Thomas Marlo


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

Thomas Marlo


Business will be either better or worse.

Thomas Norman


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Thomas Carlyle


There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Thomas Dave


If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one Maltese Falcon.

Thomas De Quincey


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

Thomas De Quincey


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

Thomas De Quincey


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

Thomas Jefferson


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

Thomas King


If there is no wind, row.

Thomas Macaulay


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.

Thomas W. Lamont


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England, live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food. Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America, live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food. The wo

Thompson H.S.


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.

Thompson Hunter S.


Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Thompson Hunter S.


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

Thompson Ken


Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Thore Henry David


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

Thoreau


There must be more to life than having everything.

Thoreau H.D.


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

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau Henry David


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Thoreau Henry David


In the olden days in England, you could be hung for stealing a sheep or a loaf of bread. However, if a sheep stole a loaf of bread and gave it to you, you would only be tried for receiving, a crime punishable by forty lashes with the cat or the dog,

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau Henry David


"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

Thoreau Henry David


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Thoreau David Henry


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Thurber James


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

Thurber James


Necessity hath no law.

Thurber James


This night methinks is but the daylight sick.

Thurber James


Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Ti Chuck Shepherd


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Tikkanen Henrik


The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.

Tiselius Arne


Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Titus Livius


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Tobaben


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

Tocqueville Alexis de


Solipsists of the World... you are already united.

Todd Ruthven Campbell


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.

Tokugawa Shogun


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

Tolkien J. R. R.


Go away, I'm all right.

Tolkien J. R. R.


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

Tolkien J. R. R.


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Tolkien J. R. R.


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

Tolkien J.R.R.


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

Tolkien J.R.R.


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Tolkien J.R.R.


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

Tolkien J.R.R.


Harp not on that string.

Tolstoy


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

Tolstoy


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Tolstoy


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

Tolstoy


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Tolstoy Leo


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

Tomash Erwin


God help those who do not help themselves.

Tomlin Lily


The Least Successful Collector Betsy Baker played a central role in the history of collecting. She was employed as a servant in the house of John Warburton (1682-1759) who had amassed a fine collection of 58 first edition plays, including most of t

Tomlin Lily


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

Tomlin Lily


The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. Nowhere in the Gospels do we find a precept for Creeds, Confessions, Oaths, Doctrines, and whole carloads of other foolish trumpery that we find in Christianity.

Tomlin Lily


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.

Tomlin Lily


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Tomlin Lily


I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Tomlin Lily


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Tourbillon


CF&C stole it, fair and square.

Toynbee Arnold Joseph


Better late than never.

Tr Leon


"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

Trend Motor


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

Trend Motor


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

Trend Motor


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Trillin Calvin


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.

Trilling Lionel


There is nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.

Trotsky


There is no proverb that is not true.

Trudeau P.E.


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Truman Harry


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Truman Harry


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Truman Harry S.


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Truman Harry S.


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

Truman Harry S.


Anyone who has had a bull by the tail knows five or six more things than someone who hasn't.

Truman Harry S.


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

Truman President Harry S.


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Tsu Lao


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

Tsu Lao


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Tsu Lao


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

Tsu Lao


Necessity has no law.

Tsu Lao


The farther you go, the less you know.

Tsu Lao


No one born with a mouth and a need is "innocent".

Tsu Lao


What good is an obscenity trial except to popularize literature?

Tsu Lao


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Tsu Lao


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.

Tsu Lao


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

Tsu Lao


Forgive and forget.

Tsu Lao


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

Tsu Lao


Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Tsu Lao


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

Tuc The mayor of


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

Turgenev


Conscience doth make cowards of us all.

Turner Ted


Nice guys finish last.

Turner Ted


Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Stepanakert, capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous region, rioted over much needed spelling reform in the Soviet Union.

Tusser Thomas


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."

Tusser Thomas


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Twain Mark


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Twain Mark


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Twain Mark


There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Twain Mark


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Twain Mark


He jests at scars who never felt a wound.

Twain Mark


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Twain Mark


Things are not always what they seem.

Twain Mark


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...

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


TO THOSE OF YOU WHO DESIRE IT, I GRANT YOU MADRAK'S BLESSING: Insofar as I may be heard by anything, which may or may not care what I say, I ask, if it matters, that you be forgiven for anything you may have done or failed to do which requires for

Twain Mark


The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


"Rembrandt's first name was Beauregard, which is why he never used it."

Twain Mark


An honest tale speeds best being plainly told.

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Twain Mark


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


So she went into the garden to cut a cabbage leaf to make an apple pie; and at the same time a great she-bear, coming up the street pops its head into the shop. "What! no soap?" So he died, and she very imprudently married the barber; and there were

Twain Mark


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Twain Mark


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Twain Mark


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Twain Mark


I have a very strange feeling about this...

Twain Mark


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Twain Mark


To know Edina is to reject it.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Twain Mark


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities.

Twain Mark


I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Twain Mark


Never promise more than you can perform.

Twain Mark


Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.

Twain Mark


When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


There's small choice in rotten apples.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


He hath eaten me out of house and home.

Twain Mark


A man's house is his castle.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.

Twain Mark


English literature's performing flea.

Twain Mark


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Twain Mark


I stick my neck out for nobody.

Twain Mark


Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Various signs in Poland: Right turn toward immediate outside. Go soothingly in the snow, as there lurk the ski demons. Five o'clock tea at all hours. In a men's washroom in Sidney:

Twain Mark


Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Twain Mark


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Twain Mark


Briefly stated, the findings are that when presented with an array of data or a sequence of events in which they are instructed to discover an underlying order, subjects show strong tendencies to perceive order and causality in random arrays, to perc

Twain Mark


Bingo, gas station, hamburger with a side order of airplane noise, and you'll be Gary, Indiana.

Twain Mark


Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Twain Mark


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Twain Mark


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Twain Mark


Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Twain Mark


Honesty's the best policy.

Twain Mark


I do desire we may be better strangers.

Twain Mark


We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


A is for Apple.

Twain Mark


Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is what you get when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Charity begins at home.

Twain Mark


No good deed goes unpunished.

Twain Mark


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Tweed Boss


But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.

Tyger Frank


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Tyroon Henry


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Tzu Chuang


"There is a God, but He drinks"

Tzu Chuang


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

them! it only encourages


A yawn is a silent shout.

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