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The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.

Shake William


Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Shake William


Man proposes, God disposes.

Shake William


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Shake William


Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.

Shake William


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Shake William


His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum- stances being what they

Shake William


The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Shake William


(1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood. (2) If your stomach antagonizes you, pacify it with cool thoughts. (3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. (4) Go very lightly on the vices, such as carrying on in society, as

Shake William


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Shake William


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Shake William


Art is either plagiarism or revolution.

Shakes William


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

Shakes William


Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Shakesp William


When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who I know who have gone to a better world, I am moved to lead a different life.

Shakesp William


You may my glories and my state dispose, But not my griefs; still am I king of those.

Shakesp William


Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to fill the available briefcases.

Shakespear William


I think we're in trouble.

Shakespear William


The farther you go, the less you know.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


The white race is the cancer of history.

Shakespear William


Small is beautiful.

Shakespeare William


We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never

Shakespeare William


When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Shakespeare William


... 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.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Shakespeare William


The hater of property and of government takes care to have his warranty deed recorded, and the book written against fame and learning has the author's name on the title page.

Shakespeare William


The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

Shakespeare William


The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Shakespeare William


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Shakespeare William


Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.

Shakespeare William


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Shakespeare William


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Shakespeare William


I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.

Shakespeare William


The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.

Shakespeare William


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Shakespeare William


In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore ... in the Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million three hundred thousand miles long ... se

William Shakespeare


Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.

William Shakespeare


Every why hath a wherefore.

William Shakespeare


All art is but imitation of nature.

William Shakespeare


Gratitude and treachery are merely the two extremities of the same procession. You have seen all of it that is worth staying for when the band and the gaudy officials have gone by.

William Shakespeare





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