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Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish.

B Marion Zimmer


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

Ba Dave


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Baber R.E.


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

Babson Roger


"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Bacall Lauren


What one fool can do, another can.

Bach J.S.


Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Bach Richard


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Bacharach Burt


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Bacon Francis


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Bacon Francis


With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Bacon Francis


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Bacon Francis


Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Bacon Francis


Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

Bacon Francis


Housework can kill you if done right.

Bailey P.J.


Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Baja Dan Jenkins


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

Baker Russell


No good deed goes unpunished.

Baker Russell


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

Baker Russell


The more the merrier.

Baker Russell


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Baldwin James


Live fast, die young, and leave a flat patch of fur on the highway!

Baldwin Stanley


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

Balfour


Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

Balfour Arthur


There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Balliett Whitney


Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations. He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an open market. If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarri

Ballou Hosea


Balzac


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Balzac Honor'e de


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Bandits Time


A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

Bankhead Tallulah


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Banks Russell


There's no justice in this world.

Banzai Buckaroo


To have died once is enough.

Barber Milt


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Baretta


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Barf Biff


Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Barker Clive


For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Barrie J.M.


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Barris Chuck


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Barry Dave


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard. If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth.

Barry Dave


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Barry Dave


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Barry Dave


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we

Barry Dave


If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Barry Dave


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Barry Dave


When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Barry Dave


Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Barry Dave


Real wealth can only increase.

Barry Dave


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Barry Dave


You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

Barry Dave


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Barry Dave


According to my best recollection, I don't remember.

Barry Dave


In breeding cattle you need one bull for every twenty-five cows, unless the cows are known sluts.

Barry Dave


Men's skin is different from women's skin. It is usually bigger, and it has more snakes tattooed on it. Also, if you examine a woman's skin very closely, inch by inch, starting at her shapely ankles, then gently tracing the slender curve of her cal

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Barry Dave


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Barry Dave


After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

Barry Dave


Nothing succeeds like success.

Barry Dave


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Barry Dave


Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Barry Dave


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Barry Dave


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Barry Dave


Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Barry Dave


There is no proverb that is not true.

Barry Dave


Everything takes longer, costs more, and is less useful.

Barry Dave


Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Barry Dave


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Barry Dave


The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Barry Dave


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Barry Dave


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Barry Dave


God help those who do not help themselves.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


In the long run we are all dead.

Barry Dave


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Barry Dave


Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Barry Dave


Never take a resume seriously. Resumes only make money for the people who write the resumes. No resume ever tells an employer how many times a job applicant has had the clap. Why, indeed, would anyone hire a person based on a resume written by a

Baruch B.


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

Battie Bill


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.

Baudelaire Charles


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

Beal Louise


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Bear Greg


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Beard Charles A.


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

Beard Peter


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

Beaton Cecil


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Beatty Paul


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Beauvoir Simone de


Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Beck Bob


... "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

Becke Samuel


Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Beckett


The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Beckett Samuel


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Beckett Samuel


I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Beckett Samuel


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Beckman Roman


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Beeblebrox Zaphod


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Beer Stafford


Luck can't last a lifetime, unless you die young.

Behan Brendan


Littering is dumb.

Behan Brendan


Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Behan Brendan


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Behan Brendan


A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Belloc Hilaire


What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Bellow Saul


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Ben Franklin


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Benares Camden


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Benares Camden


Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Benchley Robert


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Benchley Robert


If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Benchley Robert


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Benchley Robert


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

Benjami


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

Benjamin A.


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

Bennett Alan


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.

Bennett Arnold


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

Bennett D.


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Bennett James Gordon


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

Bennett W.C.


The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Bennett W.C.


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Bergen Candice


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Berle Milton


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

Berlioz Hector


If God is One, what is bad?

Berman Edgar


The superfluous is very necessary.

Bernanos Georges


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Berner Jeff


It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Berquier Edouard


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Berra Yogi


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Berra Yogi


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Berryman John


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Biel Gabriel


Necessity hath no law.

Bierce Ambrose


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Bierce Ambrose


Necessity has no law.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Bierce Ambrose


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Bierce Ambrose


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Bierce Ambrose


Anything is possible on paper.

Bierce Ambrose


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Bierce Ambrose


Practice yourself what you preach.

Bierce Ambrose


A dead man cannot bite.

Bilbo Baggins


Nice guys finish last.

Bill Adler


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Bill Cain


A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Bill Cain


Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

Billings Josh


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Billings Josh


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Billings Josh


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Billings Josh


"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

Billings Josh


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Billings Josh


A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]

Billings Josh


Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Binder Dr. L.


Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Binstead Arthur


Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Bion


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

Bion


Honesty's the best policy.

Bion


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Bir Fred Nietzsche The


He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.

Bismarck Otto Von


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Bismarck Otto Von


If a thing's worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Bismarck Otto von


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Bismarck Otto von


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Bismarck Otto von


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Bismark Otto von


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Blair


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Blake


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Blake William


The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o

Blake William


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

Blake William


The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.

Blake William


Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Blake William


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Blaylock James P.


Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Blaylock James P.


For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.

Blaylock James P.


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Blaylock James P.


It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Blish James


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Blore


... 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

Blore


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."

Bo Napoleon


Language is a virus from another planet.

Bo Napoleon


The man who runs may fight again.

Bob Cary Grant


Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

Bob Dylan


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Boffo Mister


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Bogart Humphrey


A memorandum is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Bogart Humphrey


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Bohr Niels


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Boleyn Anne


You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Bombeck Erma


The farther you go, the less you know.

Bombeck Erma


XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets. XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing. XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least. XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a we

Bon John Dillinger on


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Bono Ed De


I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Bonzai Buckaroo


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

Boorstin Daniel J.


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Boren James H.


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

Borge Victor


Being a miner, as soon as you're too old and tired and sick and stupid to do your job properly, you have to go, where the very opposite applies with the judges.

Bosky Bernadette


Bosquet Pierre


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Bossert W.


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Boswell James


Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Bowie David


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Bowles Colin


The world wants to be deceived.

Bowles Colin


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

Bradbury Ray


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Bradley F.H.


What one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

Bradley General Omar N.


Any stone in your boot always migrates against the pressure gradient to exactly the point of most pressure.

Bramah Ernest


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Brandeis Justice Louis D.


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Brando Marlon


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

Brando Marlon


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.

Brant Sebastian


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

Braun Wernher von


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Brecher K.


Better late than never.

Brecheux J.


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Brecht Bertold


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Brecht Bertolt


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Brecht Bertolt


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Brecht Bertolt


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Brecht Bertolt


Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Brecht Bertolt


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Brecht Bertolt


Never promise more than you can perform.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brenan Gerald


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Brescia Albertano of


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Brian Herbert


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Briggs Austen


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.

Brilliant Ashleigh


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Brilliant Ashleigh


God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Mum's the word.

Brilliant Ashleigh


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Broder David


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

Brodsky Joseph


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Brogan Colm


Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Brooks Mel


None love the bearer of bad news.

Brooks Atkinson


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Brooks Mel


Knowledge is power.

Brooks Mel


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Brothers The Blues


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

Brothers The Blues


... [concerning quotation marks] even if we *___did* quote anybody in this business, it probably would be gibberish.

Broughton Philip


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Brow John Mason


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

Brow John Mason


When in doubt, use brute force.

Brown Governor Jerry


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Brown Rita Mae


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Browning Robert


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Bruce Lenny


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Bruce Lenny


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Bruce Lenny


The two most beautiful words in the English language are "Cheque Enclosed."

Bruce Lenny


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Bruce Lenny


Two heads are better than one.

Bruce Lenny


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Bruce Lenny


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Bruce Lenny


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Bruce Lenny


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

Brunner John


It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Bruyere Jean de la


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Bry Yul


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Bryson Lyman


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Buckley Lord


(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

Buckley William F.


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

Buckley William F.


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Buddha Gotama


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.'

Bullwinkle Rocky and


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Bullwinkle J. Moose


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

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum


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.

Bulwer-Lytton


Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Bulwer-Lytton


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Bulwer-Lytton


A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Bulwer-Lytton


Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Bumstead Dagwood


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Bungei Shunju


The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Buren Abigail Van


Don't guess

Buren Abigail Van


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Burgess Anthony


God helps them that help themselves.

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Burke James


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Burnham Daniel Hudson


All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Burns George


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Burns George


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Burroughs William


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

Burroughs William S.


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Burt Lanier Safford III


There is always something new out of Africa.

Burton Robert


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Burton Sir Richard


Haste makes waste.

Burton Sir Richard


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Business Risky


... 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.

Butler Dave


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

Butler Samuel


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Butler Samuel


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Butler Samuel


From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Bux Bastian B.


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

Byrnes James F.


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

Bywater T.


Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know.

beach. from the


Beggars should be no choosers.

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Disraeli Benjamin

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