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Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Eban Abba

Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cabin door of a Soviet Black Sea cruise liner: Helpsavering apparata in emergings behold many whistles! Associate the stringing apparata about the bosums and meet behind, flee then t

Eddie Cochran

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.

Edison Thomas Alva

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

Edman Irwin

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

Edward A. Murphy

Satire is tragedy plus time.

Edwards-Duff Ann

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

Edwin Meese

Go ahead... make my day.

Efrain Rios Montt

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

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Einstein Albert

When you are about to die, a wombat is better than no company at all.

Einstein Albert

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest r

Einstein Albert

When in doubt, use brute force.

Einstein Albert

"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein. A.

If there is no wind, row.

Eisenhower Dwight

What fools these mortals be.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

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

Eisenhower Dwight

As Gen. de Gaulle occassionally acknowledges America to be the daughter of Europe, so I am pleased to come to Yale, the daughter of Harvard.

Elaine Stewart

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

Elder Pliny the

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.

Eliot George

This night methinks is but the daylight sick.

Eliot George

Yes, I've now got this nice little apartment in New York, one of those L-shaped ones. Unfortunately, it's a lower case l.

Eliot T.S.

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Eliot T.S.

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.

Eliot T.S.

The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.

Eliot T.Sessay

We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Elizabeth I

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

Elizabeth John Greenway

Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.


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

Ellis Havelock

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Ellis Havelock

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

Ellis Nancy

This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Ellison Harlan

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

Ellison Harlan

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

Elman Jeff

Let your conscience be your guide.

Emers Ralph Waldo

Porsche: there simply is no substitute.

Emers Ralph Waldo

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


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


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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

The superfluous is very necessary.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

"Life is too important to take seriously."

Emerson Ralph Waldo

There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Men are superior to women.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

If while you are in school, there is a shortage of qualified personnel in a particular field, then by the time you graduate with the necessary qualifications, that field's employment market is glutted.

Emmons Marguerite

Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Englan Mark Twain on New

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

Ennius Quintus

Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Ennius Quintus

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Enou R.A. Heinlein

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

Enoug Lazarus Long

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

Ephron Nora

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.


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Epstein M.D.

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Erasmus Desiderius

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

Erica Jong

Odets, where is thy sting?

Erlich Paul

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

Errol Flynn

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

Ertz Susan

I've got a very bad feeling about this.


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

Escher M.C.

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.

Esquire Jun

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

Estard Townsperson in

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

Estes James

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Estienne Henri

Go away, I'm all right.


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


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.


We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.


Must I hold a candle to my shames?

Evans Bergan

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

Examiner Watchman

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