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Practice is the best of all instructors.

Eban Abba

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

Eddie Cochran

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

Edison Thomas Alva

I DON'T THINK I'M ALONE when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

Edman Irwin

They spell it "da Vinci" and pronounce it "da Vinchy". Foreigners always spell better than they pronounce.

Edward A. Murphy

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

Edwards-Duff Ann

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

Edwin Meese

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

Efrain Rios Montt

It'll be just like Beggars' Canyon back home.

Einstein Albert

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

"Not only is God dead, but just try to find a plumber on weekends."

Einstein Albert

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Einstein Albert

[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Einstein Albert

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.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

The dirty work at political conventions is almost always done in the grim hours between midnight and dawn. Hangmen and politicians work best when the human spirit is at its lowest ebb.

Einstein. A.

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.

Eisenhower Dwight

There is no fool to the old fool.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ances

Eisenhower Dwight D.

There is no act of treachery or mean-ness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Eisenhower Dwight

Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.

Elaine Stewart

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.

Elder Pliny the

Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.

Eliot George

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Eliot George

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is what you get when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Eliot T.S.

You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

Eliot T.S.

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice... moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Eliot T.S.

There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Eliot T.Sessay

New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

Elizabeth I

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Elizabeth John Greenway

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


The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.

Ellis Havelock

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to

Ellis Havelock

The streets were dark with something more than night.

Ellis Nancy

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

Ellison Harlan

History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

Ellison Harlan

The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Elman Jeff

I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Emers Ralph Waldo

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

Emers Ralph Waldo

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


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


Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all of his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

The last vestiges of the old Republic have been swept away.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

"If we relied conclusively on scientific data for every one of our findings, I'm afraid all of our work would be inconclusive."

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

To be or not to be.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Emmons Marguerite

A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

Englan Mark Twain on New

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Ennius Quintus

A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Ennius Quintus

A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!

Enou R.A. Heinlein

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

Enoug Lazarus Long

Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too.

Ephron Nora

Richard Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people, and the world.


May you live in uninteresting times.

Epstein M.D.

Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Erasmus Desiderius

I think the world is run by C students.

Erica Jong

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Erlich Paul

Imagine what we can imagine!

Errol Flynn

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Ertz Susan

"The policeman isn't there to create disorder. The policeman is there to ________preserve disorder."


You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

Escher M.C.

We should be glad we're living in the time that we are. If any of us had been born into a more enlightened age, I'm sure we would have immediately been taken out and shot.

Esquire Jun

At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Estard Townsperson in

"Well, it's garish, ugly, and derelicts have used it for a toilet. The rides are dilapidated to the point of being lethal, and could easily maim or kill innocent little children." "Oh, so you don't like it?" "Don't like it? I'm CRAZY for it."

Estes James

"Somewhere", said Father Vittorini, "did Blake not speak of the Machineries of Joy? That is, did not God promote environments, then intimidate these Natures by provoking the existence of flesh, toy men and women, such as are we all? And thus happi

Estienne Henri

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


When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.


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.


We all declare for liberty, but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Evans Bergan

We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Examiner Watchman

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