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There are no manifestos like cannon and musketry.

Eban Abba

When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.

Eddie Cochran

Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Edison Thomas Alva

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Edman Irwin

All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Edward A. Murphy

"I have to convince you, or at least snow you ..."

Edwards-Duff Ann

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Edwin Meese

It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.

Efrain Rios Montt

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

Einstein Albert

When the sun shineth, make hay.

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

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

Einstein Albert

October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.

Einstein Albert

Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Einstein Albert

Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint.

Einstein Albert

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.

Einstein. A.

In my end is my beginning.

Eisenhower Dwight

"You and I as individuals can, by borrowing, live beyond our means, but only for a limited period of time. Why should we think that collectively, as a nation, we are not bound by that same limitation?"

Eisenhower Dwight D.

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.

Eisenhower Dwight D.

"Plaese porrf raed."

Eisenhower Dwight D.

You can't underestimate the power of fear.

Eisenhower Dwight

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

Elaine Stewart

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Elder Pliny the

He who attacks the fundamentals of the American broadcasting industry attacks democracy itself.

Eliot George

Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Eliot George

May you live in uninteresting times.

Eliot T.S.

A man's house is his castle.

Eliot T.S.

You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Eliot T.S.

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

Eliot T.Sessay

General notions are generally wrong.

Elizabeth I

When, in 1964, New Hampshire Republican Senator Norris Cotton announced his support of Bary Goldwater in his state's primary election, he was questioned as to whether this indicated a change of his hitherto "liberal" political views. "Well," expla

Elizabeth John Greenway

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


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Ellis Havelock

If you give Congress a chance to vote on both sides of an issue, it will always do it.

Ellis Havelock

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.'

Ellis Nancy

Many enraged psychiatrists are inciting a weary butcher. The butcher is weary and tired because he has cut meat and steak and lamb for hours and weeks. He does not desire to chant about anything with raving psychiatrists, but he sings about his gin

Ellison Harlan

I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any Church that I know of. My own mind is my own Church.

Ellison Harlan

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Elman Jeff

As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Emers Ralph Waldo

Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.

Emers Ralph Waldo

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


"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of


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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

To be patriotic, hate all nations but your own; to be religious, all sects but your own; to be moral, all pretenses but your own.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Canada Post doesn't really charge 32 cents for a stamp. It's 2 cents for postage and 30 cents for storage.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Emerson Ralph Waldo

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

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Well, here it is, 1983, so it won't be long before you start reading a lot of boring stories about people like Vance Hartke. Hartke is a governor or mayor or something from one of the flatter states, and the reason you'll be reading about him is tha

Emerson Ralph Waldo

Confucius say too much.

Emmons Marguerite

If you know the answer to a question, don't ask.

Englan Mark Twain on New

There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Ennius Quintus

You may have heard that a dean is to faculty as a hydrant is to a dog.

Ennius Quintus

Freedom is nothing else but the chance to do better.

Enou R.A. Heinlein

The Soviet Union, which has complained recently about alleged anti-Soviet themes in American advertising, lodged an official protest this week against the Ford Motor Company's new campaign: "Hey you stinking, fat Russian, get off my Ford Escort."

Enoug Lazarus Long

The government [is] extremely fond of amassing great quantities of statistics. These are raised to the nth degree, the cube roots are extracted, and the results are arranged into elaborate and impressive displays. What must be kept ever in mind, how

Ephron Nora

"The State of California has no business subsidizing intellectual curiosity."


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

Epstein M.D.

I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. If we run into such debts, we must be taxed i

Erasmus Desiderius

I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.

Erica Jong

Things are not always what they seem.

Erlich Paul

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.

Errol Flynn

A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having his neighbour notice it.

Ertz Susan

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


To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Escher M.C.

During almost fifteen centuries the legal establishment of Christianity has been upon trial. What has been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in the laity,; in both, superstition, bigo

Esquire Jun

The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Estard Townsperson in

"They make a desert and call it peace."

Estes James

Talkers are no good doers.

Estienne Henri

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.


Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way.


Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Don't overdo it.


How apt the poor are to be proud.


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

Evans Bergan

Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Examiner Watchman

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