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Life is one long struggle in the dark.

B Marion Zimmer

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.

Ba 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.

Baber R.E.

Necessity hath no law.

Babson Roger

If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every

Bacall Lauren

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

Bach J.S.

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

Bach Richard

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Bacharach Burt

Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Bacon Francis

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Bacon Francis

Prizes are for children.

Bacon Francis

Facts, apart from their relationships, are like labels on empty bottles.

Bacon Francis

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

Bacon Francis

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Bacon Francis

"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."

Bacon Francis

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

Bacon Francis

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Bailey P.J.

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Baja Dan Jenkins

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.

Baker Russell

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

Baker Russell

"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Baker Russell

No two persons ever read the same book.

Baker Russell

A man is known by the company he organizes.

Baldwin James

In charity there is no excess.

Baldwin Stanley

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.


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Balfour Arthur

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

Balliett Whitney

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

Ballou Hosea

A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.


... "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

Balzac Honor'e de

Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Bandits Time

[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.

Bankhead Tallulah

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

Banks Russell

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

Banzai Buckaroo

"What was the worst thing you've ever done?" "I won't tell you that, but I'll tell you the worst thing that ever happened to me... the most dreadful thing."

Barber Milt

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


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

Barf Biff

There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Barker Clive

A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Barrie J.M.

There is always something new out of Africa.

Barris Chuck

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

Barry Dave

You get what you pay for.

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

"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Barry Dave

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Haste makes waste.

Barry Dave

Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Barry Dave

Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

Barry Dave

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Barry Dave

If God is One, what is bad?

Barry Dave

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.

Barry Dave

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

Barry Dave

When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Barry Dave

Or 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.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Barry Dave

A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Barry Dave

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Barry Dave

Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

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

He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

... 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.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Barry Dave

Fortune's Guide to Freshman Notetaking: WHEN THE PROFESSOR SAYS: YOU WRITE: Probably the greatest quality of the poetry John Milton

Barry Dave

Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Barry Dave

Forgive and forget.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Barry Dave

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

Barry Dave

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Barry Dave

One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Barry Dave

Never buy from a rich salesman.

Barry Dave

Diary of a Young Girl LITE(tm)

Barry Dave

Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Barry Dave

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Barry Dave

Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Barry Dave

Out of sight is out of mind.

Barry Dave

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Barry Dave

The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Barry Dave

If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Barry Dave

She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Barry Dave

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.

Barry Dave

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

Baruch B.

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.

Battie Bill

Language is a virus from another planet.

Baudelaire Charles

A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Beal Louise

Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Bear Greg

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

Beard Charles A.

We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

Beard Peter

Nothing succeeds like success.

Beaton Cecil

The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Beatty Paul

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

Beauvoir Simone de

IV. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is greater than or equal to the time it takes for whoever knocked it off the ledge to spiral down twenty flights to attempt to capture it unbroken. Such an object is inevitably price

Beck Bob

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.

Becke Samuel

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.


I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie.

Beckett Samuel

A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Beckett Samuel

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Beckett Samuel

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

Beckman Roman

"Do you think there's a God?" "Well, ____SOMEbody's out to get me!"

Beeblebrox Zaphod

Things are not always what they seem.

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward

God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.

Beer Stafford

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

Behan Brendan

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Behan Brendan

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Behan Brendan

Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Behan Brendan

The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Belloc Hilaire

Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.

Bellow Saul

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

Ben Franklin

Rembrandt is not to be compared in the painting of character with our extraordinarily gifted English artist, Mr. Rippingille.

Benares Camden

Who's scruffy-looking?

Benares Camden

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

Benchley Robert

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Benchley Robert

A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Benchley Robert

A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Benchley Robert

Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra and sank.


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.

Benjamin A.

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,

Bennett Alan

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

Bennett Arnold

The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

Bennett D.

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.

Bennett James Gordon

Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

Bennett W.C.

There's no such thing as an original sin.

Bennett W.C.

There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Bergen Candice

The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Berle Milton

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

Berlioz Hector

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

Berman Edgar

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Bernanos Georges

"Rembrandt's first name was Beauregard, which is why he never used it."

Berner Jeff

It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Berquier Edouard

Small is beautiful.

Berra Yogi

The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Berra Yogi

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

Berryman John

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.

Biel Gabriel

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Bierce Ambrose

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.

Bierce Ambrose

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Bierce Ambrose

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

Bierce Ambrose

Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Bierce Ambrose

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

Bierce Ambrose

Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Bierce Ambrose

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."

Bierce Ambrose

We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Bierce Ambrose

If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when the're reading to themselves.

Bierce Ambrose

Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

Bilbo Baggins

Better late than never.

Bill Adler

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Bill Cain

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

Bill Cain

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

Billings Josh

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

Billings Josh

The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Billings Josh

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.

Billings Josh

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

Billings Josh

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

Billings Josh

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Billings Josh

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Binder Dr. L.

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.

Binstead Arthur

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.


When the sun shineth, make hay.


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Bir Fred Nietzsche The

Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Bismarck Otto Von

The world wants to be deceived.

Bismarck Otto Von

Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Bismarck Otto von

(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

Bismarck Otto von

Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Bismarck Otto von

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Bismark Otto von

When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.


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


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

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

Blake William

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

Blake William

I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called "brightness", but it doesn't seem to work.

Blake William

The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Blake William

I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Blaylock James P.

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Blaylock James P.

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

Blaylock James P.

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

Blaylock James P.

It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Blish James

Many of the characters are fools and they are always playing tricks on me and treating me badly.


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


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Bo Napoleon

All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Bo Napoleon

No evil can happen to a good man.

Bob Cary Grant

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

Bob Dylan

L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Boffo Mister

Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Bogart Humphrey

Try not to have a good time ... This is supposed to be educational.

Bogart Humphrey

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

Bohr Niels

Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

Boleyn Anne

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Bombeck Erma

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

Bombeck Erma

Fear is the greatest salesman.

Bon John Dillinger on

The man who runs may fight again.

Bono Ed De

The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

Bonzai Buckaroo

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.

Boorstin Daniel J.

Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser.

Boren James H.

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Borge Victor

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

Bosky Bernadette

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

Bosquet Pierre

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

Bossert W.

You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Boswell James

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Bowie David

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

Bowles Colin

If all the world's a stage, I want to operate the trap door.

Bowles Colin

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

Bradbury Ray

"Whom are you?" said he, for he had been to night school.

Bradley F.H.

Mate, this parrot wouldn't VOOM if you put four million volts through it!

Bradley General Omar N.

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.

Bramah Ernest

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Brandeis Justice Louis D.

Set the cart before the horse.

Brando Marlon

I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Brando Marlon

General notions are generally wrong.

Brant Sebastian

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

Braun Wernher von

... 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

Brecher K.

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.

Brecheux J.

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.

Brecht Bertold

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

Brecht Bertolt

were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Brecht Bertolt

Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Brecht Bertolt

I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Brecht Bertolt

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

Brecht Bertolt

Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Brecht Bertolt

The major sin is the sin of being born.

Brecht Bertolt

Knowledge is power.

Brenan Gerald

God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Brescia Albertano of

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

Brian Herbert

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

Briggs Austen

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

Brilliant Ashleigh

I went into a bar feeling a little depressed, the bartender said, "What'll you have, Bud"? I said," I don't know, surprise me". So he showed me a nude picture of my wife.

Brilliant Ashleigh

Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Brilliant Ashleigh

Why be a man when you can be a success?

Brilliant Ashleigh

If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Brilliant Ashleigh

It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

Broder David

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

Brodsky Joseph

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Brogan Colm

Your wig steers the gig.

Brooks Mel

We are what we pretend to be.

Brooks Atkinson

A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Brooks Mel

The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Brooks Mel

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Brothers The Blues

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

Brothers The Blues

Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Broughton Philip

There must be more to life than having everything.

Brow John Mason

The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Brow John Mason

What one fool can do, another can.

Brown Governor Jerry

God help those who do not help themselves.

Brown Rita Mae

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

Browning Robert

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

Bruce Lenny

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Bruce Lenny

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Bruce Lenny

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

Bruce Lenny

Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Bruce Lenny

There is much Obi-Wan did not tell you.

Bruce Lenny

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Bruce Lenny

The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

Bruce Lenny

If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Bruce Lenny

There is no fool to the old fool.

Brunner John

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

Bruyere Jean de la

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."

Bry Yul

The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Bryson Lyman

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

Buckley Lord

A dead man cannot bite.

Buckley William F.

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Buckley William F.

Faith is under the left nipple.

Buddha Gotama

Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Bullwinkle Rocky and

Look before you leap.

Bullwinkle J. Moose

It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum

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


A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.


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.


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Bumstead Dagwood

In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.

Bungei Shunju

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.

Buren Abigail Van

"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Buren Abigail Van

Odets, where is thy sting?

Burgess Anthony

All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony

The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Burke James

If we see the light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of an oncoming train.

Burnham Daniel Hudson

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

Burns George

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

Burns George

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

Burroughs William

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

Burroughs William S.

Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Burt Lanier Safford III

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Burton Robert

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

Burton Sir Richard

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Burton Sir Richard

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

Business Risky

Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Butler Dave

God helps them that help themselves.

Butler Samuel

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

Butler Samuel

There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Butler Samuel

What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

Butler Samuel

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

Butler Samuel

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Butler Samuel

Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Butler Samuel

There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.

Bux Bastian B.

Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Byrnes James F.

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

Bywater T.

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

beach. from the

It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

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