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People need good lies. There are too many bad ones.

G Gen.


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.

G. Gordon Liddy's


You don't have to explain something you never said.

G. Roy


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

G. Roy


"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

Galbraith J.K.


No man is useless who has a friend, and if we are loved we are indispensable.

Galbraith J.K.


God is Dead.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Galbraith John Kenneth


The plot was designed in a light vein that somehow became varicose.

Galbraith John Kenneth


Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Galilei Galileo


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Gallagher


There is no comfort without pain; thus we define salvation through suffering.

Gallagher Eugene P.


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Gallaher M.


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

Gallaher M.


Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will never believe you anyway.

Galsworthy John


I hate quotations.

Game


Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Gandhi


"I'll carry your books, I'll carry a tune, I'll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash & carry, Carry Me Back To Old Virginia, I'll even Hara Kari if you show me how, but I will *not* carry a gun."

Gandhi Indira


For every credibility gap, there is a gullibility fill.

Gandhi Indira


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Gandhi Mahatma


Dustin Farnum: Why, yesterday, I had the audience glued to their seats! Oliver Herford: Wonderful! Wonderful! Clever of you to think of it!

Gandhi Mahatma


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Gandhi Mahatma


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Gandhi Mahatma


My philosophy is: Don't think.

Garbers J.


A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Garfield


"I don't care who does the electing as long as I get to do the nominating."

Garrison William Lloyd


The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and

Garrison Keillor


The Least Successful Collector Betsy Baker played a central role in the history of collecting. She was employed as a servant in the house of John Warburton (1682-1759) who had amassed a fine collection of 58 first edition plays, including most of t

Gary Gilmore


To add insult to injury.

Gary Trudeau


There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Gasset Jos'e Ortega Y


... [after the announcement of Vanguard] ... Secretary of Defense Charles Wilson (the same "Engine Charlie" who once told the Senate, "[F]or years I've thought that what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa," probably

Gauguin Paul


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

Gauguin Paul


The streets were dark with something more than night.

Gaulle Charles de


"Here's the holiday schedule for Monday's observation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, when the following will be closed: * Governmental offices * Post offices * Libraries * Schools * Banks * Parts of Palm Beach and the mind of Se

Gaulle Charles de


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Gaultier Jules de


Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Gauss


No group of professionals meets except to conspire against the public at large.

Gauvreay Emile Henry


I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell ... their heart's in the right place, but their head is a thoroughly inefficient organ.

Gavin General James


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Geis R.


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Geis R.


Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans; it's lovely to be silly at the right moment.

Geis R.


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Gene Kirkwood


Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you.

Genter Quentin


We are so fond of each other because our ailments are the same.

George


"It was a Roman who said it was sweet to die for one's country. The Greeks never said it was sweet to die for anything. They had no vital lies."

George F. Baer railroad


of the time.

George Kennan


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

George Saunder


Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

George Seldes


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Gerald Weinberg


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Gerould Katharine Fullerton


The Israelis are the Doberman pinschers of the Middle East. They treat the Arabs like postmen.

Gerrold David


Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.

Gerrold David


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Gess Bene


In America, any boy may become president and I suppose that's just one of the risks he takes.

Getty J. Paul


Life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed by the desire to change his bed.

Getty J.P.


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.

Giancana Sam


Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.

Giancana Sam e


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

Gibbon Edward


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

Gibbon Edward


If you don't have a nasty obituary you probably didn't matter.

Gibbons Edward


Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

Gibran Kahlil


Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

Gibran Kahlil


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Gibran Kahlil


The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.

Gibson J.J.


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.

Giddens Gary


WHENEVER ANYBODY SAYS he's struggling to become a human being I have to laugh because the apes beat him to it by about a million years. Struggle to become a parrot or something.

Gilbert W.S.


A witty saying proves nothing.

Gillette George Francis


Practice yourself what you preach.

Gilliam E.A.


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Ginsberg Allen


So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.

Ginsberg Allen


Two heads are better than one.

Giraudoux Jean


The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.

Giraudoux Jean


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Glymour. C.


When neither their poverty nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

Gnaeus Pompeius


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

Gobeil Madeleine


I'm sorry I missed.

Godwin Gail


... so long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrranize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sl

Goebbels Josef


The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Goering Hermann


How apt the poor are to be proud.

Goering Hermann


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Goethe


Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Goethe


The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

Goethe


I call them as I see them. If I can't see them, I make them up.

Goethe


America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.

Goethe


You first have to decide whether to use the short or the long form. The short form is what the Internal Revenue Service calls "simplified", which means it is designed for people who need the help of a Sears tax-preparation expert to distinguish betwe

Goethe


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Goethe


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von


To stay young requires unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old falsehoods.

Goethe Johann van


Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing - and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

Gold Vic


It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.

Gold Barry


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Goldenstern


Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Goldfinger Auric


Where there is much light there is also much shadow.

Goldthwait Bobcat


Patience is a minor form of despair, disguised as virtue.

Goldwater Barry


Always the dullness of the fool is the whetstone of the wits.

Goldwater Barry


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

Goldwater Sen. Barry


Every why hath a wherefore.

Goldwater Senator Barry


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.

Goldwater Barry


IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Goldwater Senator Barry


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Goldwyn Samuel


Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.

Goldwyn Samuel


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

Goldwyn Samuel


In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.

Gondorf Henry


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Good Glynda the


The heroic hours of life do not announce their presence by drum and trumpet, challenging us to be true to ourselves by appeals to the martial spirit that keeps the blood at heat. Some little, unassuming, unobtrusive choice presents itself before us

Goodman Saul


The difference between a misfortune and a calamity? If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, it would be a calamity.

Gordon Karen Elizabeth


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

Gordon George


Someone did a study of the three most-often-heard phrases in New York City. One is "Hey, taxi." Two is, "What train do I take to get to Bloomingdale's?" And three is, "Don't worry. It's just a flesh wound."

Gorin Amy


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Gorin Amy


Nothing, nothing, nothing, no error, no crime is so absolutely repugnant to God as everything which is official; and why? because the official is so impersonal and therefore the deepest insult which can be offered to a personality.

Gould Jay


A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

Gould Jay


A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

Goulden Joseph C.


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

Goulden Joseph C.


If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Goulden Joseph C.


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Grant Cary


'Martyrdom' is the only way a person can become famous without ability.

Grant Cary


Tempt not a desperate man.

Gravy Wavy


There is no ox so dumb as the orthodox.

Gregory Dick


It was a female that drove me to drink and I didn't even have the kindness to thank her.

Greville Fulke


If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it.

Grogan Emmett


Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.

Groucho Marx


A decade after Vietnam, we still cannot understand why "their" Salvadorans fight better than "our" Salvadorans. It is not a matter of their training or their equipment. It has to do with the quality of the society we are asking them to risk death d

Grover


War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.

Guaspari David


A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.

Guido Mark


"Nuclear war would mean abolition of most comforts, and disruption of normal routines, for children and adults alike."

Guindon


When I first arrived in this country I had only fifteen cents in my pocket and a willingness to compromise.

Guindon


If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

Guiness


The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky.

Guiness


If any demonstrator ever lays down in front of my car, it'll be the last car he ever lays down in front of.

Gusenberg Frank


He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.

Guthrie Arlo


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

Guzik Jake


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

Guzman Adolfo


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Gween Actor Edmond


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Gyles Brandreth





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