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Remark of Dr. Baldwin's concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.

G Gen.

Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

G. Gordon Liddy's

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

G. Roy

One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.

G. Roy

I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

Galbraith J.K.

In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Galbraith J.K.

Whatever doesn't succeed in two months and a half in California will never succeed.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Galbraith John Kenneth

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

Galbraith John Kenneth

On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.

Galilei Galileo

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.


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

Gallagher Eugene P.

Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Gallaher M.

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

Gallaher M.

What we wish, that we readily believe.

Galsworthy John

The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.


Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.


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

Gandhi Indira

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

Gandhi Indira

Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.

Gandhi Mahatma

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.

Gandhi Mahatma

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Gandhi Mahatma

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

Gandhi Mahatma

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Garbers J.

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.


Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Garrison William Lloyd

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

Garrison Keillor

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

Gary Gilmore

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.

Gary Trudeau

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

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y

Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Gauguin Paul

Haste makes waste.

Gauguin Paul

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

Gaulle Charles de

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."

Gaulle Charles de

Let me take you a button-hole lower.

Gaultier Jules de

Let your conscience be your guide.


Nothing recedes like success.

Gauvreay Emile Henry

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

Gavin General James

I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Geis R.

Political speeches are like steer horns. A point here, a point there, and a lot of bull inbetween.

Geis R.

Briefly stated, the findings are that when presented with an array of data or a sequence of events in which they are instructed to discover an underlying order, subjects show strong tendencies to perceive order and causality in random arrays, to perc

Geis R.

Don't get mad, get even.

Gene Kirkwood

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Genter Quentin

Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.


Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.

George F. Baer railroad

Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

George Kennan

You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

George Saunder

In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination.

George Seldes

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Gerald Weinberg

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

Gerould Katharine Fullerton

There are no answers, only cross-references.

Gerrold David

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

Gerrold David

To think contrary to one's era is heroism. But to speak against it is madness.

Gess Bene

My dear People. My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good Sackville Bagginses that I w

Getty J. Paul

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Getty J.P.

"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Giancana Sam

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Giancana Sam e

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

Gibbon Edward

"Well," Brahma said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser, but an intelligent man requires only two thousand five hundred."

Gibbon Edward

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

Gibbons Edward

If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Gibran Kahlil

We ... make the modern error of dignifying the Individual. We do everything we can to butter him up. We give him a name, assure him that he has certain inalienable rights, educate him, let him pass on his name to his brats and when he dies we give

Gibran Kahlil

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

Gibran Kahlil

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Gibson J.J.

There is perhaps in every thing of any consequence, secret history, which it would be amusing to know, could we have it authentically communicated.

Giddens Gary

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Gilbert W.S.

Already the spirit of our schooling is permeated with the feeling that every subject, every topic, every fact, every professed truth must be submitted to a certain publicity and impartiality. All proffered samples of learning must go to the same ass

Gillette George Francis

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.

Gilliam E.A.

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Ginsberg Allen

Rascal, am I? Take THAT!

Ginsberg Allen

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

Giraudoux Jean

Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Giraudoux Jean

No matter whether th' constitution follows th' flag or not, th' supreme court follows th' iliction returns.

Glymour. C.

All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.

Gnaeus Pompeius

Practice yourself what you preach.

Gobeil Madeleine

Thompson, if he is to be believed, has sampled the entire rainbow of legal and illegal drugs in heroic efforts to feel better than he does. As for the truth about his health: I have asked around about it. I am told that he appears to be strong and

Godwin Gail

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.

Goebbels Josef

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Goering Hermann

It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said the Army unit was in a hous

Goering Hermann

Look before you leap.


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.


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


I knew her before she was a virgin.


Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect of coercio


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


TO THOSE OF YOU WHO DESIRE IT, I GRANT YOU MADRAK'S BLESSING: Insofar as I may be heard by anything, which may or may not care what I say, I ask, if it matters, that you be forgiven for anything you may have done or failed to do which requires for

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von

There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless. Observe the ass, for instance: his character is about perfect, he is the choicest spirit among all the humbler animals, yet see what rid

Goethe Johann van

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

Gold Vic

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.

Gold Barry

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.


What a bonanza! An unknown beginner to be directed by Lubitsch, in a script by Wilder and Brackett, and to play with Paramount's two superstars, Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert, and to be beaten up by both of them!

Goldfinger Auric

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Goldthwait Bobcat

You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Goldwater Barry

Just as most issues are seldom black or white, so are most good solutions seldom black or white. Beware of the solution that requires one side to be totally the loser and the other side to be totally the winner. The reason there are two sides to be

Goldwater Barry

Tax reform means "Don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree."

Goldwater Sen. Barry

Many a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can't understand his own meaning.

Goldwater Senator Barry

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

Goldwater Barry

Rome was not built in one day.

Goldwater Senator Barry

Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Goldwyn Samuel

Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Goldwyn Samuel

The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people, and don't come in clearly enough.

Goldwyn Samuel

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Gondorf Henry

Mr. Salter's side of the conversation was limited to expressions of assent. When Lord Copper was right he said "Definitely, Lord Copper"; when he was wrong, "Up to a point." "Let me see, what's the name of the place I mean? Capital of Japan? Yokoh

Good Glynda the

Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Goodman Saul

I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth

Persistence in one opinion has never been considered a merit in political leaders.

Gordon George

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Gorin Amy

Living in LA is like not having a date on Saturday night.

Gorin Amy

The hater of property and of government takes care to have his warranty deed recorded, and the book written against fame and learning has the author's name on the title page.

Gould Jay

There is always one thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.

Gould Jay

NAPOLEON: What shall we do with this soldier, Giuseppe? Everything he says is wrong. GIUSEPPE: Make him a general, Excellency, and then everything he says will be right.

Goulden Joseph C.

In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Goulden Joseph C.

Forgive and forget.

Goulden Joseph C.

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

Grant Cary

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

Grant Cary

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Gravy Wavy

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

Gregory Dick

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

Greville Fulke

One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Grogan Emmett

If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

Groucho Marx

Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Guaspari David

He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

Guido Mark

The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.


Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.


One learns to itch where one can scratch.


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.


Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Gusenberg Frank

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact...

Guthrie Arlo

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.

Guzik Jake

Who's scruffy-looking?

Guzman Adolfo

Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped.

Gween Actor Edmond

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Gyles Brandreth

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