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The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

V Kurt


Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.

V Kurt


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Vader Darth


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Valery Paul


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Valery Paul


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Values Symbols and


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Vare Daniele


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.

Varro Marcus Terentius


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.

Varro Marcus Terentius


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Vasquez Tiburcio


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Vaughan Bill


It's not enough to be Hungarian; you must have talent too.

Vaughn Bill


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Vauvenargues


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

Veeck Bill


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Veeck Bill


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

Vega Lope de


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

Veiled Minna Antrim


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

Venkman Dr. Peter


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

Vidal Gore


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,

Vidal Gore


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Vidal Gore


Luck can't last a lifetime, unless you die young.

Vidal Gore


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

Vidal Gore


I was in this prematurely air conditioned supermarket and there were all these aisles and there were these bathing caps you could buy that had these kind of Fourth of July plumes on them that were red and yellow and blue and I wasn't tempted to buy

Vidal Gore


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

Vidal Gore


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

VietNam Good Morning


You can never do just one thing.

Villa Pancho


I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.

Vinci Leonardo da


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

Vinci Leonardo da


All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Virgil


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Virginia Woolf


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Voltaire


The only thing that stops God from sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless.

Voltaire


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Voltaire


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Voltaire


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

Voltaire


The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

Voltaire


The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man really clever who has not found that he is stupid.

Voltaire


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Voltaire


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Voltaire


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Vonnegu Bokonon


Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Vonnegut Kurt


There's no justice in this world.

Vries Peter de


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Vroomfondel





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During almost fifteen centuries the legal establishment of Christianity has been upon trial. What has been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in the laity,; in both, superstition, bigo
Madison James

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