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True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

W Smile

Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

W. Leo Rosten on

Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Wa Cleon Thucydides

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Wa Wanda

You can never do just one thing.

Wade Harry V.

The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Wagner Jane

I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Wagner Lichty &

Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Wagner Michael J.

Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Walinsky Adam

The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Walker Stanley

Wallace George

If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Wallace George

There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Wallach. Carole

You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.


Save the Whales

War Oliver

If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Ward A.

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

Ward Artemus

Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Ward Jay

In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Warhol Andy

"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Warhol Andy

It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Warhol Andy

A violent man will die a violent death.

Warner Jack

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Washington Booker T.

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Washington George

There's no such thing as an original sin.


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Watts Alan

When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Wau Evelyn

If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Way Glaser and

The only certainty is that nothing is certain.


Man is the measure of all things.

Weaver Ken

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Webber Dean

Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.

Webster Daniel

If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Weil Joseph

Some people say a front-engine car handles best. Some people say a rear-engine car handles best. I say a rented car handles best.

Weiler A.H.

Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Weinberg Darrin

The major sin is the sin of being born.


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Wellington The Duke of

Facts are the enemy of truth.

Wellington Duke

If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Wells Carolyn

...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Wells H.G.

Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Wells H.G.

Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Wells H.G.

If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Wells H.G.

A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Wells H.G.

The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

Wells J. Wellington

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.

Wells J. Wellington

If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Wells H.G.

Business will be either better or worse.

West Mae

The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

West Mae

The world wants to be deceived.

West Rebecca

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Whalen Philip

There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Wheeler Harvey

Charity begins at home.

White E. B.

When in doubt, use brute force.

White E.B.

The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

White E.B.

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

White Paul

A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

White T.H.

"Do you think there's a God?" "Well, ____SOMEbody's out to get me!"

White T.H.

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

White William Allen

Things are not always what they seem.

White William Allen

"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

White Katherine

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Whitehead A.N.

What one fool can do, another can.

Whitehead Alfred North

I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Whitehead Alfred North

Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Whitehorn Katharine

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Who Dr.

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

Whorfin Lord John

To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Wicker Tom

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Wicker Tom

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Wicker Tom

Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Wier Bob

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

Wiggam Alfred E.

Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Wilde Oscar

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Wilde Oscar

"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Wilde Oscar

The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o

Wilde Oscar

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Wilde Oscar

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

Wilde Oscar

Look before you leap.

Wilde Oscar

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Wilde Oscar

That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Wilde Oscar

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Wilde Oscar

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Wilde Oscar

Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Wilde Oscar

A man's house is his castle.

Wilde Oscar

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Wilde Oscar

Better late than never.

Wilde Oscar

The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Wilde Oscar

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Wilde Oscar

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Wilde Oscar

Think sideways!

Wilde Oscar

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Wilde Oscar

The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Wilde Oscar

Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Wilde Oscar

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

Wilde Oscar

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Wilde Oscar

Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Wilde Oscar

Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Wilde Oscar

Your wig steers the gig.

Wilde Oscar

If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.

Wilde Oscar

Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Wilde Oscar

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Wilde Oscar

The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Wilde Oscar

Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Wilde Oscar

Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Wilde Oscar

(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Wilde Oscar

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Wilde Oscar

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Wilde Oscar

We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Wilde Oscar

God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Wilder Billy

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

Wilder Billy

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Will George

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

Will George

If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Willard F. Libby

None love the bearer of bad news.


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

William Gibson

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

William S. Paley

When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

William Shakespeare

Why be a man when you can be a success?

William Shakespeare

Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

William Shakespeare

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

William Shakespeare

Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

William Shakespeare

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Williams H.H.

I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Williams Robin

With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Williams Tennessee

One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Williams Robin

Haste makes waste.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme

The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Williamson Nicol

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Williamson Dr. Paul

A witty saying proves nothing.

Willie Sutton

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Wills Derek

The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

Wilson Earl

Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Wilson Earl

"Life is too important to take seriously."

Wilson Edmund

There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Wilson Woodrow

Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Wilson Robert

A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Win Sir

Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Winch Marty

Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Winchell Walter

The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.


We're all in this alone.

Winkle R.V.

Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Winters George

We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Winters Shelley

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.


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.


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.


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

Wo Sir Henry

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Wodehouse Sean O'Casey on P.G.

"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Wolfe Nero

If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Wolfe Nero

Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Wolfe Thomas

What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

Wolfe Gene

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Wolfe Nero

Forgive and forget.

Wood Grant

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Woody Allen

A snake lurks in the grass.

Woody Allen

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

Woody Allen

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.


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.

Wright Frank Lloyd

Fear is the greatest salesman.

Wright Frank Lloyd

Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Wright Frank Lloyd

And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Wurster Hall

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