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The Soviet pre-eminence in chess can be traced to the average Russian's readiness to brood obsessively over anything, even the arrangement of some pieces of wood. Indeed, the Russians' predisposition for quiet reflection followed by sudden preventi

Attorney General William


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Blake William


Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock.

Blake William


It's amazing how nice people are to you when they know you're going away.

Blake William


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Blake William


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Blake William


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

Buckley William F.


Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Buckley William F.


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Burroughs William


Remember: Silly is a state of Mind, Stupid is a way of Life.

Burroughs William S.


Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Channing William Ellery


How is the world ruled, and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists, and they believe what they read.

Clarence Darrow to William


There is no proverb that is not true.

Faulkner William


Your chances of getting hit by lightning go up if you stand under a tree, shake your fist at the sky, and say, "Storms suck!"

Faulkner William


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Garrison William Lloyd


The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.

Halsey Admiral William


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

Hazlitt William


Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Hodder-Williams Christopher


At twenty-six, Kate, though not promiscuous, had slept with most of the decent men in public life.

James William


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

James William


Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

LeoGrande William


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Morris William


Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at the blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Orton William


The Worst Musical Trio There are few bad musicians who have a chance to give a recital at a famous concert hall while still learning the rudiments of their instrument. This happened about thirty years ago to the son of a Rumanian gentleman who was

Penn William


Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Shake William


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Shake William


"It was a Roman who said it was sweet to die for one's country. The Greeks never said it was sweet to die for anything. They had no vital lies."

Shake William


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Shake William


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Shake William


The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Shake William


Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Shake William


... the privileged being which we call human is distinguished from other animals only by certain double-edged manifestations which in charity we can only call "inhuman."

Shake William


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Shake William


Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.

Shake William


One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.

Shake William


I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.

Shakes William


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Shakes William


It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.

Shakesp William


When you are about to die, a wombat is better than no company at all.

Shakesp William


Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

Shakesp William


"A Mormon is a man that has the bad taste and the religion to do what a good many other people are restrained from doing by conscientious scruples and the police."

Shakespear William


None love the bearer of bad news.

Shakespear William


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Shakespear William


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Shakespear William


Nothing succeeds like success.

Shakespear William


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Shakespeare William


I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Shakespeare William


In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Shakespeare William


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should therefore be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. If the doctrine be admitted, rulers have only to declare war and they are screened at onc

Shakespeare William


Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are unable to think because they congenitally lack the equipment to do so, just as they congenitally lack the equipment to fly over the moon.

Shakespeare William


I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

Shakespeare William


All art is but imitation of nature.

Shakespeare William


Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.

Shakespeare William


I owe the government $3400 in taxes. So I sent them two hammers and a toilet seat.

Shakespeare William


There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Shakespeare William


It's very glamorous to raise millions of dollars, until it's time for the venture capitalist to suck your eyeballs out.

Shakespeare William


A is for Apple.

Shakespeare William


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Shakespeare William


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Shakespeare William


Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Shakespeare William


The conservation movement is a breeding ground of Communists and other subversives. We intend to clean them out, even if it means rounding up every bird watcher in the country.

Shakespeare William


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

White William Allen


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.

White William Allen


The human race never solves any of its problems. It merely outlives them.

William


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

William Gibson


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

William S. Paley


Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

William Shakespeare


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

William Shakespeare


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

William Shakespeare


When in doubt, do it. It's much easier to apologize than to get permission.

Williams H.H.


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Williams Robin


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Williams Tennessee


Law enforcement officers should use only the minimum force necessary in dealing with disorders when they arise.

Williams Robin


Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. By Order of the Author

Williamson Nicol


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

Williamson Dr. Paul


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Yeats William Butler





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