people quote people free resource of famous quoting - great phrases for simply ideas
browsing by author   
browsing alphabetically   

Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Ade George

What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free meandering brook.

Bernanos Georges

"Are you police officers?" "No, ma'am. We're musicians."

Burns George

Small is beautiful.

Burns George

It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Carlin George

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Chapman George

Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Cohan George M.

It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Cohan George M.

In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Eliot George

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

Eliot George

There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

George F. Baer railroad

Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

George Kennan

Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

George Saunder

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

George Seldes

She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Gillette George Francis

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

Gordon George

It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Jessel Sir George

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Kaufman George

Carol's head ached as she trailed behind the unsmiling Calibrees along the block of booths. She chirruped at Kennicott, "Let's be wild! Let's ride on the merry-go-round and grab a gold ring!" Kennicott considered it, and mumbled to Calibree, "Thin

Kaufman George S.

I am America's child, a spastic slogging on demented limbs drooling I'll trade my PhD for a telephone voice.

McGovern George

In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Meredith George

I knew her before she was a virgin.

Orwell George

God is Dead.

Orwell George

Use an accordion. Go to jail.

Orwell George

While there's life, there's hope.

Orwell George

Fourteen years in the professor dodge has taught me that one can argue ingeniously on behalf of any theory, applied to any piece of literature. This is rarely harmful, because normally no-one reads such essays.

Prentice George D.

The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Rockwell George Lincoln

One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Santayana George

I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Santayana George

A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Santayana George

Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.

Santayana George

A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.

Shaw George Bernard

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

Shaw George Bernard

Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped.

Shaw George Bernard

If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Shaw George Bernard

Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.

Shaw George Bernard

There is always something new out of Africa.

Shaw George Bernard

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Shaw George Bernard

Today's thrilling story has been brought to you by Mushies, the great new cereal that gets soggy even without milk or cream. Join us soon for more spectacular adventure starring... Tippy, the Wonder Dog!

Shaw George Bernard

"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Shaw George Bernard

Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Shaw George Bernard

He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Shaw George Bernard

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

Shaw George Bernard

Never promise more than you can perform.

Wallace George

His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum- stances being what they

Wallace George

Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Washington George

Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Will George

Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.

Will George

Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Winters George

Random Quote

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
Mencken H. L.

deep thoughts of brillyant genius of human history
George F. Baer railroad
    about this website