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The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.

Barry Dave


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

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Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.

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A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

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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

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

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The clergy successfully preached the doctrines of patience and pusillanimity; the active virtues of society were discouraged; and the last remains of a military spirit were buried in the cloister: a large portion of public and private wealth was cons

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Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Barry Dave


If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

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Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

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Talkers are no good doers.

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Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Barry Dave


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Various signs in Poland: Right turn toward immediate outside. Go soothingly in the snow, as there lurk the ski demons. Five o'clock tea at all hours. In a men's washroom in Sidney:

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"Elves and Dragons!" I says to him. "Cabbages and potatoes are better for you and me."

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The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

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I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

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Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

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It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Barry Dave


When you say that you agree to a thing in principle, you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Barry Dave


L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Barry Dave


My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

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There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

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True leadership is the art of changing a group from what it is to what it ought to be.

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Rule the Empire through force.

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Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.

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Go away, I'm all right.

Barry Dave


If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. It conveys precious little of the flavor of today's statecraft. Instead, read selected portions of the Washington telephone directory containing listings for all th

Barry Dave


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

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You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Barry Dave


Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest r

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"My country, right or wrong" is a thing that no patriot would think of saying, except in a desperate case. It is like saying "My mother, drunk or sober."

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

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Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.

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"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."

Barry Dave


Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ances

Barry Dave


There is no ox so dumb as the orthodox.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Barry Dave


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Barry Dave


Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Barry Dave


Roumanian-Yiddish cooking has killed more Jews than Hitler.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


The majority of the stupid is invincible and guaranteed for all time. The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency.

Barry Dave


If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Barry Dave


I remember once being on a station platform in Cleveland at four in the morning. A black porter was carrying my bags, and as we were waiting for the train to come in, he said to me: "Excuse me, Mr. Cooke, I don't want to invade your privacy, but I h

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It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.

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To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.

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Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.

Barry Dave


You mentioned your name as if I should recognize it, but beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a freemason, and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you.

Barry Dave


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Dave Barry





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