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It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

Carlyle Thomas


Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Carlyle Thomas


Plato, by the way, wanted to banish all poets from his proposed Utopia because they were liars. The truth was that Plato knew philosophers couldn't compete successfully with poets.

Carlyle Thomas


How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Carlyle Thomas


Mum's the word.

Dekker Thomas


One good turn deserves another.

Dewar Lord Thomas


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.

Dewar Lord Thomas


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

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Edison Thomas Alva


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Jefferson Thomas


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Jefferson Thomas


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Jefferson Thomas


Genius is pain.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


"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

Jefferson Thomas


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Jefferson Thomas


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

Jefferson Thomas


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.

Jones Thomas


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Kempis Thomas `a


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Kempis Thomas `a


The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Kopp Thomas J.


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

Lewis Thomas


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Macaulay Thomas


What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

Martin Thomas L.


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

More Sir Thomas


Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.

Paine Thomas


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.

Paine Thomas


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Reed Thomas B.


... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

Reid Thomas


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.

Szasz Thomas


A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Szasz Thomas


While there's life, there's hope.

Thomas Dylan


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Thomas Dylan


Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Thomas J. Parnell


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

Thomas Marlo


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Thomas Marlo


Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.

Thomas Norman


Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Thomas Carlyle


The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Thomas Dave


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Thomas De Quincey


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Thomas De Quincey


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Thomas De Quincey


Haste makes waste.

Thomas Jefferson


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Thomas King


A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Thomas Macaulay


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Thomas W. Lamont


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

Tusser Thomas


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

Tusser Thomas


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Wolfe Thomas


Honesty's the best policy.

Ybarra Thomas





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