people quote people free resource of famous quoting - great phrases for simply ideas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
browsing by author   
 
browsing alphabetically   
 
 

Out of sight is out of mind.

Adams Franklin


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Adams Franklin


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Adams Franklin


The plot was designed in a light vein that somehow became varicose.

Ali Muhammad


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Alice Walker


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Alighieri Dante


Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Alinsky Saul


Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Alinsky Saul


Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.

Alinsky Saul


Leave no stone unturned.

Alito Noelie


Prizes are for children.

Arthur Sullivan


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Attorney General William


The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Aurelius Marcus


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Aurelius Sextus


Faith is under the left nipple.

Balliett Whitney


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Barker Clive


Turn the other cheek.

Ben Franklin


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Berlioz Hector


Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

Billings Josh


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Billings Josh


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Billings Josh


Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Billings Josh


Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Billings Josh


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Blake William


We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

Blake William


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Blake William


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.

Blake William


XI: If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off. XII: I

Blake William


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

Blish James


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Bon John Dillinger on


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Bowles Colin


Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Bowles Colin


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Brilliant Ashleigh


He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Brilliant Ashleigh


No two persons ever read the same book.

Brilliant Ashleigh


"I only touch base with reality on an as-needed basis!"

Brilliant Ashleigh


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Broughton Philip


Fear is the greatest salesman.

Buckley William F.


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Buckley William F.


The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Burroughs William


"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Burroughs William S.


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

Caesar Gaius Julius


Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Caesar Gaius Julius


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Caesar Gaius Julius


Many hands make light work.

Caesar Julius


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Callimachus


If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

Carlin George


Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.

Carpenter Elizabeth


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Catlin Wynn


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Celine Louis-Ferdinand


Imagine what we can imagine!

Channing William Ellery


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Chaplin Charlie


If a fool persists in his folly he shall become wise.

Charles Darling


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Charles Darling


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

Charlie Crazy


There's no justice in this world.

Chevalier Maurice


Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


Mum's the word.

Cicero Marcus Tullius


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Clarence Darrow to William


A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Clifton Fadiman


Anything is possible on paper.

Coo Alistair


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Cooke Alistair


The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Cooke Alistair


"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Coolidge Calvin


When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Coolidge Calvin


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.

Coolidge Calvin


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Coolidge Calvin


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Coolidge Calvin


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Coolidge Calvin


That's no moon...

Coolidge Calvin


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Cromwell Oliver


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Dali Salvador


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Dane Franklin K.


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Darling Charles


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

Dick Philip K.


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Dillinger John


I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Disraeli Benjamin


Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Disraeli Benjamin


The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Disraeli Benjamin


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Disraeli Benjamin


You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.

Disraeli Benjamin


"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Disraeli Benjamin


Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Donatus Aelius


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

Elder Pliny the


I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Eliot George


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Eliot George


Knowledge is power.

Eliot T.S.


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Eliot T.S.


I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Eliot T.S.


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Eliot T.Sessay


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Elizabeth I


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Elizabeth John Greenway


This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Elliot


When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Ellis Havelock


I owe the public nothing.

Ellis Havelock


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

Ellis Nancy


Well begun is half done.

Ellison Harlan


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Ellison Harlan


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Erlich Paul


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.

Fadiman Clifton


Getting into trouble is easy.

Fadiman Clifton


There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Fadiman Clifton


The average Ph.D thesis is nothing but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

Fadiman Clifton


Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Faulkner William


Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.

Faulkner William


Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Fee Elizabeth


We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Franklin B.


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Franklin B.


Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that it is not genteel comedy even; that it flowers and fructifies on the contrary out of the profoundest tragic depths of the essential death in which its

Franklin B.


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Franklin B.


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Franklin B.


Housework can kill you if done right.

Franklin B.


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Franklin Ben


Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Franklin Ben


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.

Franklin Ben


I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Franklin Benjamin


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Franklin Benjamin


It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Franklin Benjamin


Honesty's the best policy.

Franklin Benjamin


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Franklin Benjamin


He who writes with no misspelled words has prevented a first suspicion on the limits of his scholarship or, in the social world, of his general education and culture.

Franklin Benjamin


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Franklin Benjamin


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Franklin Benjamin


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

G. Gordon Liddy's


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Galilei Galileo


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Garrison William Lloyd


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Gibran Kahlil


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.

Gibran Kahlil


Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Gibran Kahlil


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Gilliam E.A.


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Halsey Admiral William


Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Hazlitt William


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.

Hellman Lillian


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Heraclitus


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

Hodder-Williams Christopher


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Holmes Oliver Wendell


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Huntingd Collis P.


This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

James Clive


Solipsists of the World... you are already united.

James William


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

James William


If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Jim Starlin


Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

Jim Starlin


Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

John Lightfoot


The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Joke The Killing


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

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Franklin P.


The ultimate game show will be the one where somebody gets killed at the end.

Jones Franklin P.


Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Jones Franklin P.


No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it.

Joplin Janis


The old complaint that mass culture is designed for eleven-year-olds is of course a shameful canard. The key age has traditionally been more like fourteen.

Juliana Queen


Home is where the hurt is.

Julius Caesar


Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


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

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Kahlil Gibran


The 'A' is for content, the 'minus' is for not typing it. Don't ever do this to my eyes again.

Kipling Rudyard


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

Kirk Lisa


Men are superior to women.

Larsen Dalglish


To generalize is to be an idiot.

LeBoutillier J.


General notions are generally wrong.

LeoGrande William


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Leslie Stephen


After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Leslie Stephen


If you want divine justice, die.

Lester Julius


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Li Woman's


The more the merrier.

Li Mark Twain


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Lie Trygve


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Liebling A.J.


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

Liebling A.J.


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Liepmann Hans


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Lieutenant Kermit Tyler


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Lilly John


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Lincoln A.


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

Lincoln Abraham


The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Lincoln Abraham


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Lincoln Abraham


God help those who do not help themselves.

Lincoln Abraham


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Lincoln Abraham


My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked.

Lincoln Abraham


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.

Lincoln Abraham


The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense

Lincoln Abraham


Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Lindbergh Charles


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Ling James J.


"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Lippmann Walter


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Lippmann Walter


There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.

Little Mary Wilson


All phone calls are obscene.

Little Rich


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.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


What a bonanza! An unknown beginner to be directed by Lubitsch, in a script by Wilder and Brackett, and to play with Paramount's two superstars, Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert, and to be beaten up by both of them!

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Machiavelli


Small is beautiful.

Machiavelli Niccolo


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Man Little Big


I hate quotations.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Mari Clive James on


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

McCarthy Charlie


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

McCarthy Charlie


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

McCorkle Julia Norton


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Melvin Belli


Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Miller. Olin


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Moliere


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

Morris William


Another day, another dollar.

Moss Stirling


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

North Lt. Col. Ollie


There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

North Oliver


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

Novem The Realist


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Oliver


Today's thrilling story has been brought to you by Mushies, the great new cereal that gets soggy even without milk or cream. Join us soon for more spectacular adventure starring... Tippy, the Wonder Dog!

Oliver


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Orton William


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Palindromist The Mad


"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Paul Tillich German


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Penn William


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Perlis Alan J.


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.

Philip Hale Boston


Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Philips Emo


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Phillips Emo


Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Phillips Utah


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Player Willis


An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Professor English


It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Publilius


Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Publius Ovidius Naso


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Publius Terentius Afer


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Publius Terentius Afer


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Publius Terentius Afer


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Publius Terentius Afer


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Publius Vergilius Maro


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Publius Vergilius Maro


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Publius Vergilius Maro


"I have to convince you, or at least snow you ..."

Publius Vergilius Maro


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Pulitzer Joseph


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Richard Little


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Rockwell George Lincoln


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

Roosevelt Franklin D.


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Roosevelt Franklin D.


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Roosevelt Franklin Delano


We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Salinger J. D.


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Sandra Gotlieb


Things are not always what they seem.

Schlafly Phyllis


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Serling Rod


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

Shake William


Piece of cake!

Shake William


Sometimes, too long is too long.

Shake William


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Shake William


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

Shake William


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Shake William


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Shake William


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Shake William


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Shake William


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Shake William


There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Shake William


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Shakes William


I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Shakes William


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Shakesp William


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Shakesp William


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Shakesp William


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


Haste makes waste.

Shakespear William


The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Shakespear William


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Shakespear William


The coast was clear.

Shakespeare William


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Shakespeare William


Beggars should be no choosers.

Shakespeare William


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Shakespeare William


We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Shakespeare William


A violent man will die a violent death.

Shakespeare William


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Shakespeare William


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Shakespeare William


per year.

Shakespeare William


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Shakespeare William


The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.

Shakespeare William


A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Shakespeare William


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Shakespeare William


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Shakespeare William


A full belly makes a dull brain.

Shakespeare William


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Shakespeare William


The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Shaw Pygmali


... "fire" does not matter, "earth" and "air" and "water" do not matter. "I" do not matter. No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words. The more words he remembers, the cleverer do his fellows esteem him. He looks upon the great

Stalin Joseph


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Stalin Joseph


The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o

Stalin Joseph


The only promotion rules I can think of are that a sense of shame is to be avoided at all costs and there is never any reason for a hustler to be less cunning than more virtuous men. Oh yes ... whenever you think you've got something really great, a

Stalin Joseph


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Stephen Leslie


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Strachey Lionel


Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

Syrus Publilius


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Syrus Publilius


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Syrus Publilius


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets truth.

Syrus Publilius


Don't get mad, get even.

Syrus Publilius


You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Syrus Publilius


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.

Syrus Publilius


Some people say a front-engine car handles best. Some people say a rear-engine car handles best. I say a rented car handles best.

Syrus Publilius


"Well," Brahma said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser, but an intelligent man requires only two thousand five hundred."

Syrus Publilius


Necessity has no law.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


I was in this prematurely air conditioned supermarket and there were all these aisles and there were these bathing caps you could buy that had these kind of Fourth of July plumes on them that were red and yellow and blue and I wasn't tempted to buy

Syrus Publius


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

T.S. Eliot


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

Taylor Elizabeth


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

The Outer Limits


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Tiselius Arne


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Titus Livius


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Tomlin Lily


Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Tomlin Lily


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Tomlin Lily


One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Tomlin Lily


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Tomlin Lily


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

Tomlin Lily


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Tomlin Lily


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Trillin Calvin


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.

Trilling Lionel


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Wagner Lichty &


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Walinsky Adam


... 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.

War Oliver


Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Wellington The Duke of


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Wellington Duke


Rembrandt is not to be compared in the painting of character with our extraordinarily gifted English artist, Mr. Rippingille.

Wells J. Wellington


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Wells J. Wellington


Events are not affected, they develop.

Whalen Philip


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

White William Allen


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.

White William Allen


True to our past we work with an inherited, observed, and accepted vision of personal futility, and of the beauty of the world.

Willard F. Libby


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

William


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

William Gibson


I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

William S. Paley


Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

William Shakespeare


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

William Shakespeare


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

William Shakespeare


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

William Shakespeare


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

William Shakespeare


Practice yourself what you preach.

Williams H.H.


Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

Williams Robin


University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Williams Tennessee


It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Williams Robin


There's no such thing as a free lunch.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


Ten years of rejection slips is nature's way of telling you to stop writing.

Williamson Nicol


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Williamson Dr. Paul


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Willie Sutton


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Yeats William Butler


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Yutang Lin


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

Zwart Elizabeth Clarkson


Nice guys finish last.

proverb Italian


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

proverb Polish





Random Quote


Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way.
Perlis Alan J.

deep thoughts of brillyant genius of human history
Li Woman's
 
 
 
    about this website