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Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

G Gen.

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

G. Gordon Liddy's

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

G. Roy

You can observe a lot just by watching.

G. Roy

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

Galbraith J.K.

My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

Galbraith J.K.

Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Galbraith John Kenneth

Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Galbraith John Kenneth

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Galilei Galileo

... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch


When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who I know who have gone to a better world, I am moved to lead a different life.

Gallagher Eugene P.

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

Gallaher M.

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

Gallaher M.

You may my glories and my state dispose, But not my griefs; still am I king of those.

Galsworthy John

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


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


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.

Gandhi Indira

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

Gandhi Indira

My band career ended late in my senior year when John Cooper and I threw my amplifier out the dormitory window. We did not act in haste. First we checked to make sure the amplifier would fit through the frame, using the belt from my bathrobe to meas

Gandhi Mahatma

I think we're in trouble.

Gandhi Mahatma

The white race is the cancer of history.

Gandhi Mahatma

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Gandhi Mahatma

If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Garbers J.

Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

Garrison William Lloyd

The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Garrison Keillor

She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way a midget is good at being short.

Gary Gilmore

For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Gary Trudeau

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

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y

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

Gauguin Paul

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Gauguin Paul

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Gaulle Charles de

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Gaulle Charles de

It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Gaultier Jules de

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


My father was a creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.

Gauvreay Emile Henry

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

Gavin General James

A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Geis R.

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

Geis R.

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

Geis R.

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

Gene Kirkwood

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

Genter Quentin

Joe Cool always spends the first two weeks at college sailing his frisbee.


Haste makes waste.

George F. Baer railroad

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

George Kennan

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

George Saunder

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

George Seldes

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

Gerald Weinberg

Don't everyone thank me at once!

Gerould Katharine Fullerton

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Gerrold David

All phone calls are obscene.

Gerrold David

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

Gess Bene

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Getty J. Paul

In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.

Getty J.P.

Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Giancana Sam

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

Giancana Sam e

Go ahead... make my day.

Gibbon Edward

If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Gibbon Edward

What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Gibbons Edward

Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.

Gibran Kahlil

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Gibran Kahlil

It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Gibran Kahlil

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Gibson J.J.

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

Giddens Gary

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.

Gilbert W.S.

No one born with a mouth and a need is "innocent".

Gillette George Francis

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

Gilliam E.A.

"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."

Ginsberg Allen

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

Ginsberg Allen

By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Giraudoux Jean

A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Giraudoux Jean

An atom-blaster is a good weapon, but it can point both ways.

Glymour. C.

If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Gnaeus Pompeius

"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Gobeil Madeleine

Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Various signs in Poland: Right turn toward immediate outside. Go soothingly in the snow, as there lurk the ski demons. Five o'clock tea at all hours. In a men's washroom in Sidney:

Godwin Gail

Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Goebbels Josef

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Goering Hermann

Too much of everything is just enough.

Goering Hermann

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


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.


So she went into the garden to cut a cabbage leaf to make an apple pie; and at the same time a great she-bear, coming up the street pops its head into the shop. "What! no soap?" So he died, and she very imprudently married the barber; and there were


If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.


Things are not always what they seem.


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.


They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.


Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Goethe Johann van

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

Gold Vic

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Gold Barry

Genius is pain.


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

Goldfinger Auric

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

Goldthwait Bobcat

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

Goldwater Barry

Think sideways!

Goldwater Barry

It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Goldwater Sen. Barry

Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at the blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Goldwater Senator Barry

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

Goldwater Barry

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

Goldwater Senator Barry

Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

Goldwyn Samuel

Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Goldwyn Samuel

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Goldwyn Samuel

Men's skin is different from women's skin. It is usually bigger, and it has more snakes tattooed on it. Also, if you examine a woman's skin very closely, inch by inch, starting at her shapely ankles, then gently tracing the slender curve of her cal

Gondorf Henry

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.

Good Glynda the

Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Goodman Saul

Odets, where is thy sting?

Gordon Karen Elizabeth

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

Gordon George

Charity begins at home.

Gorin Amy

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Gorin Amy

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

Gould Jay

Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Gould Jay

I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Goulden Joseph C.

"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Goulden Joseph C.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Goulden Joseph C.

Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Grant Cary

Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Grant Cary

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

Gravy Wavy

San Francisco isn't what it used to be, and it never was.

Gregory Dick

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

Greville Fulke

That's no moon...

Grogan Emmett

She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Groucho Marx

Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.


Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

Guaspari David

I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Guido Mark

The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.


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


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.


VII. Certain bodies can pass through solid walls painted to resemble tunnel entrances; others cannot. This trompe l'oeil inconsistency has baffled generations, but at least it is known that whoever paints an entrance on a wall's surface to

Gusenberg Frank

Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Guthrie Arlo

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

Guzik Jake

A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.

Guzman Adolfo

"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Gween Actor Edmond

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

Gyles Brandreth

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