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were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Adams John

Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Adams John Quincy

Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Altgeld John

If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Berryman John

I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

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Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Brow John Mason

It's odd, and a little unsettling, to reflect upon the fact that English is the only major language in which "I" is capitalized; in many other languages "You" is capitalized and the "i" is lower case.

Brow John Mason

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Brunner John

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Cage John

The law will never make men free; it is men who have got to make the law free.

Cage John

The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of the world's luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat. It wa

Carson Johnny

Men will fuck mud.

Carson Johnny

Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Carson Johnny

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

Carson Johnny

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

Ch St. John

Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters is obscurantist drivel; Star Trek can turn your brains to puree of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or all in a bunc

Cheever John

When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Ciardi John

We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Ciardi John

Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Ciardi John

A place for everything and everything in its place.

Croll John

A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Dewey John

Don't get mad, get even.

Diefenbaker John

What I tell you three times is true.

Dillinger John

No one born with a mouth and a need is "innocent".

Elizabeth John Greenway

"Is it just me, or does anyone else read `bible humpers' every time someone writes `bible thumpers?'

Fisher John

One good turn asketh another.

Florio John

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Foreman John

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.

Galbraith John Kenneth

No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Galsworthy John

We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

Hart Johnny

Lassie looked brilliant, in part because the farm family she lived with was made up of idiots. Remember? One of them was always getting pinned under the tractor, and Lassie was always rushing back to the farmhouse to alert the other ones. She'd w

Heywood John

When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.

Heywood John

Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Heywood John

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Heywood John

My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

Heywood John

True leadership is the art of changing a group from what it is to what it ought to be.

Heywood John

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Heywood John

The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented hell.

Heywood John

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Heywood John

The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Heywood John

IV. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is greater than or equal to the time it takes for whoever knocked it off the ledge to spiral down twenty flights to attempt to capture it unbroken. Such an object is inevitably price

Heywood John

For courage mounteth with occasion.

Heywood John

If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Heywood John

A man's house is his castle.

Heywood John

Several years ago, some smart businessmen had an idea: Why not build a big store where a do-it-yourselfer could get everything he needed at reasonable prices? Then they decided, nah, the hell with that, let's build a home center. And before long ho

Heywood John

One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Heywood John

Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Hinckley John

He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Irving John

There are a lot of lies going around.... and half of them are true.

John Ball

One big pile is better than two little piles.

John Barrymore

"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."

John Denver

Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *___and* fresher

John Dewey

We should have a great many fewer disputes in the world if only words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.

John Donne

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.

John Gardner

A is for Apple.

John Hunt British

Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser.

John Kennedy

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

John LeCarre

The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

John Lightfoot

We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

John The Dragon to Grendel in

Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Johnson Dave

Well, he didn't know what to do, so he decided to look at the government, to see what they did, and scale it down and run his life that way.

Johnson Dr.

If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Johnson Dr.

Living in New York City gives people real incentives to want things that nobody else wants.

Johnson Lyndon Baines

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Johnson S.

There's small choice in rotten apples.

Johnson Samuel

We are what we pretend to be.

Johnson Samuel

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.

Johnson Samuel

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

Johnson Samuel

Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

Johnson Samuel

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Johnson Samuel

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.

Johnson Samuel

VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to


Under every stone lurks a politician.

Johnson Lyndon

Nothing succeeds like success.

Johnston M. M.

If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Ke John F.

If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Keats John

The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.

Kennedy John F.

It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.

Kennedy John F.

For years a secret shame destroyed my peace

Kennedy John F.

I hate dying.

Kennedy John F.

All art is but imitation of nature.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

Heaven and earth were created all together in the same instant, on October 23rd, 4004 B.C. at nine o'clock in the morning.

Kennedy John

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Keynes John Maynard

A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Keynes John Maynard

If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one Maltese Falcon.

Keynes John Maynard

There never was a good war or a bad peace.

Lehman John

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Lennon John

If you want divine justice, die.

Lennon John

Never promise more than you can perform.

Lilly John

I owe the public nothing.

Locke John

When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.

Lubbock John

Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Lyly John

If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Mill John Stuart

The farther you go, the less you know.

Milton John

The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Milton John

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.

Milton John

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Morley John Viscount

What we need in this country, instead of Daylight Savings Time, which nobody really understands anyway, is a new concept called Weekday Morning Time, whereby at 7 a.m. every weekday we go into a space-launch-style "hold" for two to three hours, durin

O'Hara John

How apt the poor are to be proud.

Physicist John von Neumann

Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.

Pollard John G.

Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Pope John Paul

There is always something new out of Africa.

Rockefeller John D.

There is no fool to the old fool.

Samuel Johnson

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

Sinclair John

If Christianity was morality, Socrates would be the Saviour.

Sloan John

Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Steinbeck John

Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Storm Johnny

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

Swayze John Cameron

What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Updike John

They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.

Updike John

There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

Whorfin Lord John

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

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