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I have just enough white in me to make my honesty questionable.

Bach J.S.


We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

Burroughs William S.


I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Eliot T.S.


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Eliot T.S.


"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Eliot T.S.


Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks the tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair, hot wench in flame-colored taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous to

Gilbert W.S.


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.

Harper Lucille S.


If any man wishes to be humbled and mortified, let him become president of Harvard.

Hayakawa S.I.


You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.

Hunter S. Thompson


When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

Johnson S.


"The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them."

Kaufman George S.


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Kierkegaard S.


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

Knapp R.S.


Acting is not very hard. The most important things are to be able to laugh and cry. If I have to cry, I think of my sex life. And if I have to laugh, well, I think of my sex life.

Koblas G.S.


"Yes, that was Richard Nixon. He used to be President. When he left the White House, the Secret Service would count the silverware."

Krabill W.S.


It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.

Lewis C.S.


After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Lewis C.S.


Having nothing, nothing can he lose.

Maugham W.S.


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

Perelman S.J.


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

S. Paige


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

Surtees R.S.


No character, however upright, is a match for constantly reiterated attacks, however false.

T.S. Eliot


Let's talk about how to fill out your 1984 tax return. Here's an often overlooked accounting technique that can save you thousands of dollars: For several days before you put it in the mail, carry your tax return around under your armpit. No IRS ag

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


We are giving instruction to FBI agents in the various Chinese dialects ... to handle present and likely future contingencies.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


If you give Congress a chance to vote on both sides of an issue, it will always do it.

Thompson H.S.


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

Thompson Hunter S.


I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget.

Thompson Hunter S.


Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans; it's lovely to be silly at the right moment.

Truman Harry S.


God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.

Truman Harry S.


Come home America.

Truman Harry S.


How apt the poor are to be proud.

Truman Harry S.


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Truman President Harry S.


Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

William S. Paley


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

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