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If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Ade George


Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Bernanos Georges


When in doubt, use brute force.

Burns George


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

Burns George


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

Carlin George


[Americans] are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.

Chapman George


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

Cohan George M.


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Cohan George M.


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Eliot George


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Eliot George


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

George


America is a melting pot. You know, where those on the bottom get burned, and the scum rises to the top.

George F. Baer railroad


Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way.

George Kennan


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

George Saunder


Living in LA is like not having a date on Saturday night.

George Seldes


We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

Gillette George Francis


Plato, by the way, wanted to banish all poets from his proposed Utopia because they were liars. The truth was that Plato knew philosophers couldn't compete successfully with poets.

Gordon George


The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

Jessel Sir George


Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

Kaufman George


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Kaufman George S.


I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

McGovern George


Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Meredith George


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Orwell George


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Orwell George


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Orwell George


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Orwell George


Roumanian-Yiddish cooking has killed more Jews than Hitler.

Prentice George D.


The mosquito is the state bird of New Jersey.

Rockwell George Lincoln


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Santayana George


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Santayana George


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.

Santayana George


We're only in it for the volume.

Santayana George


If you want divine justice, die.

Shaw George Bernard


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Shaw George Bernard


In Marseilles they make half the toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel.

Shaw George Bernard


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Some performers on television appear to be horrible people, but when you finally get to know them in person, they turn out to be even worse.

Shaw George Bernard


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Shaw George Bernard


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Shaw George Bernard


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Shaw George Bernard


He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Wallace George


Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Wallace George


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.

Washington George


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Will George


Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Will George


No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

Winters George





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