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I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Ade George


I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Bernanos Georges


October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

Burns George


There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Burns George


[Sir Stafford Cripps] has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

Carlin 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.

Chapman George


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Cohan George M.


America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Cohan George M.


Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Eliot George


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Eliot George


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

George


What's a cult? It just means not enough people to make a minority.

George F. Baer railroad


Consider well the proportions of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.

George Kennan


He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

George Saunder


A hundred years from now it is very likely that [of Twain's works] "The Jumping Frog" alone will be remembered.

George Seldes


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Gillette George Francis


The white race is the cancer of history.

Gordon George


"That's no answer," Job said, "And for someone who's supposed to be omnipotent, let me tell you 'tabernacle' has only one l."

Jessel Sir George


[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Kaufman George


What an artist dies with me!

Kaufman George S.


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

McGovern George


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Meredith George


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Orwell George


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Orwell George


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Orwell George


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

Orwell George


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

Prentice George D.


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Rockwell George Lincoln


Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

Santayana George


San Francisco isn't what it used to be, and it never was.

Santayana George


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Santayana George


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Santayana George


A dead man cannot bite.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Shaw George Bernard


The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, cr

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Shaw George Bernard


If I had a plantation in Georgia and a home in Hell, I'd sell the plantation and go home.

Shaw George Bernard


The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who hadn't heard the scream at all, but not c

Shaw George Bernard


I knew her before she was a virgin.

Shaw George Bernard


Your chances of getting hit by lightning go up if you stand under a tree, shake your fist at the sky, and say, "Storms suck!"

Shaw George Bernard


Under any conditions, anywhere, whatever you are doing, there is some ordinance under which you can be booked.

Shaw George Bernard


...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.

Shaw George Bernard


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Wallace George


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Wallace George


Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Washington George


The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Will George


Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Will George


This was the most unkindest cut of all.

Winters George





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