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A word to the wise is enough.

Ba Dave


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

Barry Dave


All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.

Barry Dave


The great nations have always acted like gangsters and the small nations like prostitutes.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter.

Barry Dave


I can't understand why a person will take a year or two to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.

Barry Dave


The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


The Bible is not my Book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

Barry Dave


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Barry Dave


The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

Barry Dave


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Barry Dave


There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship.

Barry Dave


Many a long dispute between divines may thus be abridged: It is so. It is not so. It is so. It is not so.

Barry Dave


"The State of California has no business subsidizing intellectual curiosity."

Barry Dave


Anything is possible on paper.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


There but for the grace of God, goes God.

Barry Dave


Best Mistakes In Films In his "Filmgoer's Companion", Mr. Leslie Halliwell helpfully lists four of the cinema's greatest moments which you should get to see if at all possible. In "Carmen Jones", the camera tracks with Dorothy Dandridge down a st

Barry Dave


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."

Barry Dave


How should they answer?

Barry Dave


Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

Barry Dave


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

Barry Dave


People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election.

Barry Dave


He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Barry Dave


The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Barry Dave


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Vote early and vote often.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Barry Dave


I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Barry Dave


I'm not sure I've even got the brains to be President.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


We are upping our standards ... so up yours.

Barry Dave


What kind of sordid business are you on now? I mean, man, whither goest thou? Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?

Barry Dave


In breeding cattle you need one bull for every twenty-five cows, unless the cows are known sluts.

Barry Dave


The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it.

Barry Dave


I steal.

Barry Dave


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Barry Dave


He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

Barry Dave


If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world?

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

Barry Dave


Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Barry Dave


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Barry Dave


According to the Rand McNally Places-Rated Almanac, the best place to live in America is the city of Pittsburgh. The city of New York came in twenty-fifth. Here in New York we really don't care too much. Because we know that we could beat up their

Butler Dave


Confucius say too much.

Dave


The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should therefore be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. If the doctrine be admitted, rulers have only to declare war and they are screened at onc

Dave Barry


Such evil deeds could religion prompt.

Johnson Dave


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

Millman Dave


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Parnas Dave


"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Thomas Dave


The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.

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