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If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Shake William


The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Shake William


Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."

Shake William


Likewise, the national appetizer, brine-cured herring with raw onions, wins few friends, Germans excepted.

Shake William


Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.

Shake William


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

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


I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.

Shake William


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cabin door of a Soviet Black Sea cruise liner: Helpsavering apparata in emergings behold many whistles! Associate the stringing apparata about the bosums and meet behind, flee then t

Shakes William


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

Shakes William


The world wants to be deceived.

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


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

Shakesp William


The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.

Shakespear William


... 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

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


"What's this? Trix? Aunt! Trix? You? You're after the prize! What is it?" He picked up the box and studied the back. "A glow-in-the-dark squid! Have you got it out of there yet?" He tilted the box, angling the little colored balls of cereal

Shakespear William


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Shakespear William


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Shakespeare William


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

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


Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Shakespeare William


It's odd, and a little unsettling, to reflect upon the fact that English is the only major language in which "I" is capitalized; in many other languages "You" is capitalized and the "i" is lower case.

Shakespeare William


Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Charity begins at home.

Shakespeare William


I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family p

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Shakespeare William


The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Shakespeare William


... why should you waste a single moment of *your* life seeming to be something you don't want to be? Lord, that's so simple. If you hate your job, quit it. If your friends are tedious, go out and find new friends. You are queer, you lucky fool, a

Shakespeare William


Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Shakespeare William


Lassie looked brilliant, in part because the farm family she lived with was made up of idiots. Remember? One of them was always getting pinned under the tractor, and Lassie was always rushing back to the farmhouse to alert the other ones. She'd w

Shakespeare William


When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


The coast was clear.

William Shakespeare


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

William Shakespeare


The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England, live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food. Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America, live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food. The wo

William Shakespeare





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