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

Abigail Van Buren

Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the seats locomote through a short

About Edmond

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

About Edmond

It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

About Edmond

It's always darkest just before the lights go out.

Abrams Gen. C.

We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Acheson Dean

To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Acton Lord

Charity begins at home.

Acton Lord

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

Adams D.

Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Adams Franklin

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Adams Franklin

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

Adams Franklin

The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Adams Henry

It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Adams Henry Brook

"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

Adams John

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

Adams John Quincy

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.

Adams Samuel

In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their

Adams Douglas

It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Ade George

Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Adenauer Dr. Konrad

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Adenauer Konrad

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Adler Alfred

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

Adler Alfred

If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Adler Renata

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Adler Bill

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

Adler Bill

Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Adler Bill

No evil can happen to a good man.

Adler Bill

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Adolf Hitler

If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Adolph Hitler

[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Adolph Hitler

And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Advanced R. Bach

Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Adventurer The

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


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


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.


In charity there is no excess.


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Afer Terentius

An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director f

Agnew Spiro

Two heads are better than one.

Agnew Spiro

Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Aiken Howard

Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Ajaye Franklyn

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.

Ajaye Franklyn

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

Ajaye Franklyn

Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Al Capone


Al Capone

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

Aldo Leopold

With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.


It is better to have loved and lost


"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

Alexander Thea

A man's house is his castle.

Alexander. N.

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Alexandre Arnoux

"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."


A word to the wise is enough.

Ali Muhammad

There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Alice Walker

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Alighieri Dante

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

Alinsky Saul

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

Alinsky Saul

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Alinsky Saul

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.

Alito Noelie

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

Allan Virginia

I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Allen Fred

A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

Allen Fred

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

Allen Fred

If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Allen Fred

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

Allen Fred

Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

Allen Henry

Well begun is half done.

Allen Hubert

The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Allen Woody

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Allen Woody

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Allen Woody

Forgive and forget.

Allen Woody

Better late than never.

Allen Woody

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Allen Woody

We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Allen Woody

There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Allen Woody

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Allen Woody

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Allen Woody

Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Allen Woody

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

Allen Woody

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

Allen Woody

She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Allen Woody

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Allen Smith

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Allen Woody

Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Allen Woody

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

Allen Woody

We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

Alo Vincent

A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Alphonse Karr

What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Alsop Joseph

You get what you pay for.

Altgeld John

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

Altman Robert

Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Ambrose St.

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

Ambrose Bierce

We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Ambrose Bierce

... "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

Ambrose Bierce

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

Ambrose Bierce

Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Ambrose Bierce

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Ambrose Bierce

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


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Anastasia Albert

Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Anderson Laurie

Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Anderson Laurie

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

Anderson Laurie

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

Andre Maurois

A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Anne Frank

Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Anouilh Jean

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Anouilh Jean

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

Anthony Piers

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Anthony Susan B.

The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Antoinette Marie

A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Appleby Sir Humphrey

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Arendt Hannah

Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...


If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.


If there is no wind, row.


Life is the childhood of our immortality.


The first requisite for immortality is death.


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.


Force has no place where there is need of skill.


There is always something new out of Africa.


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


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Arlen Michael

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

Armour Richard

A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

Armstrong Louis

Out of sight is out of mind.

Arthur Naiman

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Arthur Naiman

If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Arthur Naiman

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

Arthur Sullivan

One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Ashley-Pitt Alan

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

Ashley-Pitt Alan

The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Asimov Isaac

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Asimov Isaac

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.

Aspin Les D.

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

Asterix Adventures of

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Attorney General William

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

Atwood Margaret

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.

Auden W.H.

It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.


Several years ago, some smart businessmen had an idea: Why not build a big store where a do-it-yourselfer could get everything he needed at reasonable prices? Then they decided, nah, the hell with that, let's build a home center. And before long ho

Augustine Norman

A full belly makes a dull brain.

Augustine Norman

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

Augustine Norman

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

Augustine Norman

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

Augustine Norman

Real wealth can only increase.

Augustine Norman

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Augustine Norman

It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Augustine Saint

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Augustine St.

Necessity hath no law.

Augustine St.

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

Augustine St.

Most general statements are false, including this one.

Augustine St.

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

Aurelius Marcus

When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Aurelius Sextus

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Aurobindo Sri

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

Aurobindo Sri

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

Austen J.

He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.


Nothing succeeds like success.

Ayres C.E.

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