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The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Adams John

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Adams John Quincy

Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Altgeld John

April 1 This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.

Berryman John

Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Bon John Dillinger on

Things past redress and now with me past care.

Brow John Mason

To know Edina is to reject it.

Brow John Mason

Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Brunner John

Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Cage John

The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.

Cage John

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Carson Johnny

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Carson Johnny

Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Carson Johnny

Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Carson Johnny

You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

Ch St. John

Too much is just enough.

Cheever John

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Ciardi John

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Ciardi John

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Ciardi John

The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.

Croll John

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

Dewey John

I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.

Diefenbaker John

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Dillinger John

Tempt not a desperate man.

Elizabeth John Greenway

If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Fisher John

The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Florio John

Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Foreman John

Rembrandt is not to be compared in the painting of character with our extraordinarily gifted English artist, Mr. Rippingille.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Galbraith John Kenneth

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

Galsworthy John

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Hart Johnny

I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Heywood John

Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Heywood John

Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at the blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Heywood John

Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Heywood John

[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

God is Dead.

Heywood John

It's not easy, being green.

Heywood John

Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

The Least Perceptive Literary Critic The most important critic in our field of study is Lord Halifax. A most individual judge of poetry, he once invited Alexander Pope round to give a public reading of his latest poem. Pope, the leading poet of h

Heywood John

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Heywood John

When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Heywood John

Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Heywood John

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

Heywood John

It is right that he too should have his little chronicle, his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old all down the unchanging days and die one day like any other day, only short

Heywood John

An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Hinckley John

I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Irving John

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

John Ball

I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

John Barrymore

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

John Denver

Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

John Dewey

Forgive and forget.

John Donne

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

John Gardner

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

John Hunt British

What we do not understand we do not possess.

John Kennedy

"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

John Kenneth Galbraith

Never promise more than you can perform.

John LeCarre

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

John Lightfoot

Nice guys finish last.

John The Dragon to Grendel in

It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Johnson Dave

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

Johnson Dr.

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Johnson Dr.

Patch griefs with proverbs.

Johnson Lyndon Baines

If the church put in half the time on covetousness that it does on lust, this would be a better world.

Johnson S.

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Johnson Samuel

Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Johnson Samuel

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Johnson Samuel

Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Johnson Samuel

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Johnson Samuel

"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Johnson Lyndon

"What's this? Trix? Aunt! Trix? You? You're after the prize! What is it?" He picked up the box and studied the back. "A glow-in-the-dark squid! Have you got it out of there yet?" He tilted the box, angling the little colored balls of cereal

Johnston M. M.

Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.

Ke John F.

Rome was not built in one day.

Keats John

Flame on!

Kennedy John F.

The white race is the cancer of history.

Kennedy John F.

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Kennedy John F.

The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Kennedy John F.

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

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.

Kennedy John

Why attack God? He may be as miserable as we are.

Keynes John Maynard

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Keynes John Maynard

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

Keynes John Maynard

... it still remains true that as a set of cognitive beliefs about the existence of God in any recognizable sense continuous with the great systems of the past, religious doctrines constitute a speculative hypothesis of an extremely low order of prob

Lehman John

"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

Lennon John

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

Lennon John

"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

Lilly John

Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Locke John

A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Lubbock John

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Lyly John

"I'd like to start a new religion. One that doesn't use a dead young man as its logo."

Mill John Stuart

I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Milton John

At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Milton John

Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Milton John

"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Morley John Viscount

"Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, Rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science."

O'Hara John

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach. Oh, tell me that I may s

Physicist John von Neumann

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Pollard John G.

It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Pope John Paul

Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Rockefeller John D.

If atheism is to be used to express the state of mind in which God is identified with the unknowable, and theology is pronounced to be a collection of meaningless words about unintelligible chimeras, then I have no doubt, and I think few people doubt

Samuel Johnson

Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.

Sinclair John

Another day, another dollar.

Sloan John

Necessity has no law.

Steinbeck John

Art is a jealous mistress.

Storm Johnny

Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Swayze John Cameron

Haste makes waste.

Updike John

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Updike John

We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Whorfin Lord John

Gauls! We have nothing to fear; except perhaps that the sky may fall on our heads tomorrow. But as we all know, tomorrow never comes!!

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