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Genius is pain.

Allen Woody


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Allen Woody


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

Allen Woody


I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.

Allen Woody


If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Allen Woody


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Allen Woody


Beggars should be no choosers.

Allen Woody


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Allen Woody


All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

Allen Woody


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Allen Woody


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Allen Woody


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Allen Woody


Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Allen Woody


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Allen Woody


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Allen Woody


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

Allen Woody


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Allen Woody


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Woody Allen


Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Woody Allen


What!? Me worry?

Woody Allen





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