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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."

Johnson


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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