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The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Attorney General William


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

Blake William


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Blake William


Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Blake William


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Blake William


The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Blake William


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Buckley William F.


There is no proverb that is not true.

Buckley William F.


If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Burroughs William


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

Burroughs William S.


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.

Channing William Ellery


If there is no wind, row.

Clarence Darrow to William


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Faulkner William


Faulkner William


Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Garrison William Lloyd


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Halsey Admiral William


No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Hazlitt William


Leave no stone unturned.

Hodder-Williams Christopher


For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.

James William


"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

James William


Many hands make light work.

LeoGrande William


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Morris William


An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Orton William


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

Penn William


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Shake William


Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Shake William


Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]

Shake William


He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Shake William


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Shake William


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

Shake William


per year.

Shake William


If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Shake William


Nothing succeeds like success.

Shakes William


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

Shakes William


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

Shakesp William


What one fool can do, another can.

Shakesp William


All is well that ends well.

Shakesp William


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Shakespear William


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."

Shakespear William


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Shakespear William


I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Shakespeare William


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


We are what we pretend to be.

Shakespeare William


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Shakespeare William


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Shakespeare William


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Shakespeare William


There is no sin but ignorance.

Shakespeare William


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Shakespeare William


Littering is dumb.

Shakespeare William


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Shakespeare William


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Shakespeare William


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Shakespeare William


The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Shakespeare William


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Shakespeare William


A dead man cannot bite.

White William Allen


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

White William Allen


The coast was clear.

William


One good turn asketh another.

William Gibson


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

William S. Paley


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


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

William Shakespeare


Were there no women, men might live like gods.

William Shakespeare


"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

William Shakespeare


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

Williams H.H.


The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Williams Robin


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Williams Tennessee


The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

Williams Robin


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


Small is beautiful.

Williamson Nicol


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Williamson Dr. Paul


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Yeats William Butler





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