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

V Kurt

If you catch a man, throw him back.

V Kurt

Why, when no honest man will deny in private that every ultimate problem is wrapped in the profoundest mystery, do honest men proclaim in pulpits that unhesitating certainty is the duty of the most foolish and ignorant? Is it not a spectacle to make

Vader Darth

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Valery Paul

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

Valery Paul


Values Symbols and

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.

Vare Daniele

What is good? Everything that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? Everything that is born of weakness. Not contentedness but more power; not peace but war; not virtue but fitness. The weak and the

Varro Marcus Terentius

A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned things is ample.

Varro Marcus Terentius

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

Vasquez Tiburcio

Language is a virus from another planet.

Vaughan Bill

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

Vaughn Bill

He hath eaten me out of house and home.


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

Veeck Bill

I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock.

Veeck Bill

When you say that you agree to a thing in principle, you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Vega Lope de

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

Veiled Minna Antrim

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.

Venkman Dr. Peter

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

Vidal Gore

Cautious, careful people always casting about to preserve their reputation or social standards never can bring about reform. Those who are totally in earnest are willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately

Vidal Gore

In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy.

Vidal Gore

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.

Vidal Gore

An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Vidal Gore

Conscience doth make cowards of us all.

Vidal Gore

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

Vidal Gore

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

VietNam Good Morning

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Villa Pancho

When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who I know who have gone to a better world, I am moved to lead a different life.

Vinci Leonardo da

The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

Vinci Leonardo da

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Virginia Woolf

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


When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.


I think we are in Rats' Alley where the dead men lost their bones.


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


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


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.


To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.


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


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.


He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Vonnegu Bokonon

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

Vonnegut Kurt

"What the hell are you getting so upset about? I thought you didn't believe in God." "I don't," she sobbed, bursting violently into tears, "but the God I don't believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God. He's not the mean and stupid Go

Vries Peter de

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


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