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Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

V Kurt

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

V Kurt

If there really was a Jewish conspiracy to run the world, my rabbi would have let me in on it by now. I contribute enough to the shule.

Vader Darth

We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Valery Paul

"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."

Valery Paul

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

Values Symbols and

"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Vare Daniele

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

Varro Marcus Terentius

Must I hold a candle to my shames?

Varro Marcus Terentius

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Vasquez Tiburcio

Dustin Farnum: Why, yesterday, I had the audience glued to their seats! Oliver Herford: Wonderful! Wonderful! Clever of you to think of it!

Vaughan Bill

There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.

Vaughn Bill

Rembrandt is not to be compared in the painting of character with our extraordinarily gifted English artist, Mr. Rippingille.


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.

Veeck Bill

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

Veeck Bill

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Vega Lope de

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Veiled Minna Antrim

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

Venkman Dr. Peter

What we wish, that we readily believe.

Vidal Gore

Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Vidal Gore

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

Vidal Gore

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

Vidal Gore

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Vidal Gore

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Vidal Gore

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

Vidal Gore

Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.

VietNam Good Morning

Prizes are for children.

Villa Pancho

Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Vinci Leonardo da

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the men are strong, the women are pretty, and the children are above-average.

Vinci Leonardo da

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."


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Virginia Woolf

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


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.


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


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.


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...


Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."


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.


"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t


When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.


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

Vonnegu Bokonon

Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Vonnegut Kurt

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

Vries Peter de

He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.


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