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Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Adams John


A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Adams John Quincy


There is no sin but ignorance.

Altgeld John


Don't guess

Berryman John


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Cage John


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Cage John


Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Carson Johnny


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Carson Johnny


I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

Carson Johnny


For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Carson Johnny


Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.

Cheever John


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Ciardi John


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Ciardi John


Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.

Ciardi John


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Croll John


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Diefenbaker John


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Dillinger John


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Fisher John


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Florio John


We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.

Foreman John


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Galbraith John Kenneth


It's from Casablanca. I've been waiting all my life to use that line.

Galbraith John Kenneth


It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Galbraith John Kenneth


The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

Galsworthy John


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Hart Johnny


All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Heywood John


I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.

Heywood John


The man with the best job in the country is the Vice President. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How's the President?"

Heywood John


If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Heywood John


You can build a throne out of bayonets, but you can't sit on it for very long.

Heywood John


Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Heywood John


All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.

Heywood John


Under every stone lurks a politician.

Heywood John


I used to be disgusted, now I find I'm just amused.

Heywood John


The Soviet Union, which has complained recently about alleged anti-Soviet themes in American advertising, lodged an official protest this week against the Ford Motor Company's new campaign: "Hey you stinking, fat Russian, get off my Ford Escort."

Heywood John


Zounds! I was never so bethumped with words since I first called my brother's father dad.

Heywood John


The clergy successfully preached the doctrines of patience and pusillanimity; the active virtues of society were discouraged; and the last remains of a military spirit were buried in the cloister: a large portion of public and private wealth was cons

Heywood John


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Heywood John


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Heywood John


In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination.

Heywood John


Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Heywood John


Flame on!

Hinckley John


After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

John LeCarre


"... all the modern inconveniences ..."

Johnson Dave


As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalize and legitimize these distinctions.

Johnson Dr.


VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Johnson Dr.


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Johnson Lyndon Baines


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Johnson S.


When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.

Johnson Samuel


Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Johnson Samuel


Any stone in your boot always migrates against the pressure gradient to exactly the point of most pressure.

Johnson Samuel


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Johnson Samuel


I have a very strange feeling about this...

Johnson Samuel


A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.

Johnson Samuel


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.

Johnson Samuel


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Johnston M. M.


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Keats John


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Kennedy John F.


"To YOU I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition."

Kennedy John F.


All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Kennedy John F.


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Kennedy John F.


The time was the 19th of May, 1780. The place was Hartford, Connecticut. The day has gone down in New England history as a terrible foretaste of Judgement Day. For at noon the skies turned from blue to grey and by mid-afternoon had blackened over s

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Keynes John Maynard


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

Keynes John Maynard


If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Keynes John Maynard


Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

Lennon John


It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.

Lilly John


Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Locke John


Anyone who has had a bull by the tail knows five or six more things than someone who hasn't.

Lubbock John


The coast was clear.

Lyly John


It's no surprise that things are so screwed up: everyone that knows how to run a government is either driving taxicabs or cutting hair.

Mill John Stuart


Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Milton John


It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Milton John


It's not Camelot, but it's not Cleveland, either.

Morley John Viscount


When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

O'Hara John


Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

Pollard John G.


If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Rockefeller John D.


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Sinclair John


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Sloan John


Poverty must have its satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.

Storm Johnny


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Swayze John Cameron


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Updike John


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

Whorfin Lord John





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