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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.

B Marion Zimmer


"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Ba Dave


Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Baber R.E.


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

Babson Roger


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

Bacall Lauren


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

Bach J.S.


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

Bach Richard


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

Bacharach Burt


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


Nothing succeeds like success.

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


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

Bacon Francis


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Bacon Francis


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Bacon Francis


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Bailey P.J.


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

Baja Dan Jenkins


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Baker Russell


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

Baker Russell


The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

Baker Russell


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

Baker Russell


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

Baldwin James


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Baldwin Stanley


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

Balfour


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Balfour Arthur


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

Balliett Whitney


Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Ballou Hosea


A dead man cannot bite.

Balzac


He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Balzac Honor'e de


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Bandits Time


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

Bankhead Tallulah


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

Banks Russell


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

Banzai Buckaroo


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

Barber Milt


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

Baretta


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

Barf Biff


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Barker Clive


Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.

Barrie J.M.


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Barris Chuck


Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Barry Dave


The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

Barry Dave


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

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


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

Barry Dave


What fools these mortals be.

Barry Dave


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Barry Dave


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


So little time, so little to do.

Barry Dave


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Barry Dave


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Barry Dave


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Barry Dave


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Barry Dave


Look before you leap.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

Barry Dave


Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Barry Dave


When in doubt, use brute force.

Barry Dave


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Barry Dave


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.

Barry Dave


Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Barry Dave


There is no fool to the old fool.

Barry Dave


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Barry Dave


We are what we pretend to be.

Barry Dave


Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Barry Dave


Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Barry Dave


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


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

Barry Dave


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Barry Dave


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Barry Dave


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

Baruch B.


Necessity has no law.

Battie Bill


Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Baudelaire Charles


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

Beal Louise


We're all in this alone.

Bear Greg


A snake lurks in the grass.

Beard Charles A.


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.

Beard Peter


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

Beaton Cecil


Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Beatty Paul


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.

Beauvoir Simone de


There is no sin but ignorance.

Beck Bob


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

Becke Samuel


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

Beckett


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.

Beckett Samuel


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Beckett Samuel


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Beckett Samuel


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Beckman Roman


Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Beeblebrox Zaphod


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Beecher Rev. Henry Ward


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

Beer Stafford


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Behan Brendan


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Behan Brendan


Never promise more than you can perform.

Behan Brendan


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

Behan Brendan


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

Belloc Hilaire


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Bellow Saul


When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

Ben Franklin


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

Benares Camden


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Benares Camden


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Benchley Robert


Let your conscience be your guide.

Benchley Robert


Set the cart before the horse.

Benchley Robert


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

Benchley Robert


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

Benjami


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.

Benjamin A.


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

Bennett Alan


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

Bennett Arnold


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

Bennett D.


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Bennett James Gordon


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

Bennett W.C.


I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when it has been used to commit a murder.

Bennett W.C.


A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Bergen Candice


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

Berle Milton


"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Berlioz Hector


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Berman Edgar


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Bernanos Georges


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

Berner Jeff


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

Berquier Edouard


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Berra Yogi


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Berra Yogi


Out of sight is out of mind.

Berryman John


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Biel Gabriel


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

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bierce Ambrose


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Bierce Ambrose


Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Bierce Ambrose


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

Bilbo Baggins


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

Bill Adler


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Bill Cain


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

Bill Cain


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Billings Josh


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Billings Josh


Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. [If youth but knew, if old age but could.]

Billings Josh


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Billings Josh


All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Billings Josh


The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Billings Josh


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

Billings Josh


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

Binder Dr. L.


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Binstead Arthur


One good turn deserves another.

Bion


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

Bion


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

Bion


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

Bir Fred Nietzsche The


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Bismarck Otto Von


The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Bismarck Otto Von


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.

Bismarck Otto von


Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Bismarck Otto von


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

Bismarck Otto von


How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?

Bismark Otto von


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

Blair


Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Blake


... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Blake William


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Blake William


It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Blake William


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Blake William


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Blake William


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.

Blaylock James P.


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Blaylock James P.


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Blaylock James P.


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Blaylock James P.


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Blish James


I didn't believe in reincarnation in any of my other lives. I don't see why I should have to believe in it in this one.

Blore


No evil can happen to a good man.

Blore


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Bo Napoleon


You can never do just one thing.

Bo Napoleon


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Bob Cary Grant


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Bob Dylan


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Boffo Mister


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Bogart Humphrey


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

Bogart Humphrey


...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.

Bohr Niels


Faith is under the left nipple.

Boleyn Anne


One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Bombeck Erma


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.

Bombeck Erma


[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.

Bon John Dillinger on


Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Bono Ed De


If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Bonzai Buckaroo


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Boorstin Daniel J.


The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Boren James H.


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

Borge Victor


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

Bosky Bernadette


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Bosquet Pierre


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

Bossert W.


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Boswell James


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Bowie David


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

Bowles Colin


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Bowles Colin


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

Bradbury Ray


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

Bradley F.H.


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

Bradley General Omar N.


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

Bramah Ernest


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

Brandeis Justice Louis D.


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

Brando Marlon


What you don't know won't help you much either.

Brando Marlon


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.

Brant Sebastian


It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Braun Wernher von


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

Brecher K.


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

Brecheux J.


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Brecht Bertold


Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Brecht Bertolt


Honesty's the best policy.

Brecht Bertolt


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Brecht Bertolt


Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Brecht Bertolt


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Brecht Bertolt


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

Brecht Bertolt


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Brecht Bertolt


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Brenan Gerald


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

Brescia Albertano of


Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Brian Herbert


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

Briggs Austen


Look ere ye leap.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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

Brilliant Ashleigh


Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Brilliant Ashleigh


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.

Brilliant Ashleigh


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Brilliant Ashleigh


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Broder David


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

Brodsky Joseph


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

Brogan Colm


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

Brooks Mel


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

Brooks Atkinson


Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Brooks Mel


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.

Brooks Mel


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

Brothers The Blues


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Brothers The Blues


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

Broughton Philip


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

Brow John Mason


Forgive and forget.

Brow John Mason


Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Brown Governor Jerry


Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Brown Rita Mae


None love the bearer of bad news.

Browning Robert


(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

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


A man's house is his castle.

Bruce Lenny


Nothing recedes like success.

Bruce Lenny


Many hands make light work.

Bruce Lenny


Nice guys finish last.

Bruce Lenny


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

Bruce Lenny


Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Bruce Lenny


Business will be either better or worse.

Bruce Lenny


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Bruce Lenny


From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Bruce Lenny


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Brunner John


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Bruyere Jean de la


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

Bry Yul


Turn the other cheek.

Bryson Lyman


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.

Buckley Lord


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Buckley William F.


Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.

Buckley William F.


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

Buddha Gotama


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

Bullwinkle Rocky and


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

Bullwinkle J. Moose


Two heads are better than one.

Bulwer-Ly Grand Panjandrum


Don't get mad, get even.

Bulwer-Lytton


The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Bulwer-Lytton


Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Bulwer-Lytton


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

Bulwer-Lytton


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Bumstead Dagwood


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Bungei Shunju


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Buren Abigail Van


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.

Buren Abigail Van


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

Burgess Anthony


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

Burgess Philip Larkin on Anthony


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Burke James


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Burnham Daniel Hudson


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

Burns George


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Burns George


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

Burroughs William


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Burroughs William S.


You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Burt Lanier Safford III


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

Burton Robert


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Burton Sir Richard


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.

Burton Sir Richard


No good deed goes unpunished.

Business Risky


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Butler Dave


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

Butler Samuel


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Butler Samuel


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Butler Samuel


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Butler Samuel


... "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

Butler Samuel


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

Butler Samuel


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Butler Samuel


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

Bux Bastian B.


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

Byrnes James F.


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

Bywater T.


The first requisite for immortality is death.

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Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

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