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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.


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.


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.


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


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


I know on which side my bread is buttered.


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


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


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


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.


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


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.


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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
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