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We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

Shakespear


The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just terrible.

Shakespear William


In America, any boy may become president and I suppose that's just one of the risks he takes.

Shakespear William


What you see is from outside yourself, and may come, or not, but is beyond your control. But your fear is yours, and yours alone, like your voice, or your fingers, or your memory, and therefore yours to control. If you feel powerless over your fear

Shakespear William


I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Shakespear William


We cannot put the face of a person on a stamp unless said person is deceased. My suggestion, therefore, is that you drop dead.

Shakespear William


What good is it if you talk in flowers, and they think in pastry?

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The mirror sees the man as beautiful, the mirror loves the man; another mirror sees the man as frightful and hates him; and it is always the same being who produces the impressions.

Shakespeare


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Shakespeare


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Shakespeare


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Shakespeare


Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

Shakespeare William


Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect of coercio

Shakespeare Wm.


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.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare


The language of politics is poetry, not prose. Jackson is poetry. Cuomo is poetry. Dukakis is a word processor.

Shakespeare


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Poverty must have its satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.

Shakespeare


We are so fond of each other because our ailments are the same.

Shakespeare


There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has not yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.

Shakespeare


Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Shakespeare


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.

Shakespeare


In my end is my beginning.

Shakespeare


The rights you have are the rights given you by this Committee [the House Un-American Activities Committee]. We will determine what rights you have and what rights you have not got.

Shakespeare


Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Shakespeare


The Priest's grey nimbus in a niche where he dressed discreetly. I will not sleep here tonight. Home also I cannot go. A voice, sweetened and sustained, called to him from the sea. Turning the curve he waved his hand. A sleek brown head, a seal's,

Shakespeare


A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.

Shakespeare


It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

Shakespeare William


"Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, Rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science."

Shakespeare William


He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.

Shakespeare William


We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Shakespeare William


Giving money and power to governments is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

Shakespeare William


Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Shakespeare William


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Shakespeare William


It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.

Shakespeare William


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Shakespeare William


What a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

Shakespeare William


To be or not to be.

Shakespeare William


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Shakespeare William


A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Shakespeare William


We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

Shakespeare Wm.


You can bear anything if it isn't your own fault.

William Shakespeare


Set the cart before the horse.

William Shakespeare


When in doubt, use brute force.

William Shakespeare


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

William Shakespeare


An old Jewish man reads about Einstein's theory of relativity in the newspaper and asks his scientist grandson to explain it to him. "Well, zayda, it's sort of like this. Einstein says that if you're having your teeth drilled without Novocain, a mi

William Shakespeare





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