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The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Adams John


The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Adams John Quincy


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Altgeld John


Never promise more than you can perform.

Berryman John


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Bon John Dillinger on


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Brow John Mason


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Brow John Mason


Men's skin is different from women's skin. It is usually bigger, and it has more snakes tattooed on it. Also, if you examine a woman's skin very closely, inch by inch, starting at her shapely ankles, then gently tracing the slender curve of her cal

Brunner John


Solipsists of the World... you are already united.

Cage John


If you catch a man, throw him back.

Cage John


Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Carson Johnny


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Carson Johnny


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Carson Johnny


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Carson Johnny


"Well," Brahma said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser, but an intelligent man requires only two thousand five hundred."

Ch St. John


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Cheever John


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Ciardi John


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Ciardi John


Real wealth can only increase.

Ciardi John


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Croll John


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Dewey John


XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

Diefenbaker John


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

Dillinger John


There's no justice in this world.

Elizabeth John Greenway


Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Fisher John


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Florio John


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Foreman John


For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Galbraith John Kenneth


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?

Galbraith John Kenneth


A word to the wise is enough.

Galsworthy John


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.

Hart Johnny


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Heywood John


Set the cart before the horse.

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


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Heywood John


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Heywood John


Don't get mad, get even.

Heywood John


I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Heywood John


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

Heywood John


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Heywood John


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Heywood John


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

Heywood John


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Heywood John


Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Heywood John


My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Heywood John


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Heywood John


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Heywood John


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Hinckley John


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

Irving John


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

John Ball


Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

John Barrymore


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

John Denver


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

John Dewey


Go away, I'm all right.

John Donne


"I only touch base with reality on an as-needed basis!"

John Gardner


The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

John Hunt British


I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

John Kennedy


Housework can kill you if done right.

John Kenneth Galbraith


The future not being born, my friend, we will abstain from baptizing it.

John LeCarre


Beggars should be no choosers.

John Lightfoot


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

John The Dragon to Grendel in


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Johnson Dave


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

Johnson Dr.


Your wig steers the gig.

Johnson Dr.


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Johnson S.


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Johnson Samuel


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Johnson Samuel


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Johnson Samuel


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Johnson Samuel


Odets, where is thy sting?

Johnson Samuel


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Johnson Samuel


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Johnson Samuel


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

Johnson


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Johnson Lyndon


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Johnston M. M.


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Ke John F.


Look, we trade every day out there with hustlers, deal-makers, shysters, con-men. That's the way businesses get started. That's the way this country was built.

Keats John


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Kennedy John F.


He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Kennedy John F.


(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Kennedy John F.


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Kennedy John F.


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald


The farther you go, the less you know.

Kennedy John


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Keynes John Maynard


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Keynes John Maynard


What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Keynes John Maynard


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Lehman John


God help those who do not help themselves.

Lennon John


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Lennon John


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Lilly John


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Locke John


I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Lubbock John


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

Lyly John


Events are not affected, they develop.

Mill John Stuart


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Milton John


After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Milton John


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Milton John


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Morley John Viscount


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

O'Hara 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."

Physicist John von Neumann


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

Pollard John G.


With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Pope John Paul


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Rockefeller John D.


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Samuel Johnson


To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Sinclair John


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Sloan John


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Steinbeck John


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Storm Johnny


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Swayze John Cameron


One good turn deserves another.

Updike John


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Updike John


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Whorfin Lord John


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

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