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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.

Jack Handley


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Jackson Glenda


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Jackson Justice Robert H.


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Jackson Justice Robert H.


Recently deceased blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan "comes to" after his death. He sees Jimi Hendrix sitting next to him, tuning his guitar. "Holy cow," he thinks to himself, "this guy is my idol." Over at the microphone, about to sing, are Jim Mo

Jackson Justice Robert H.


Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations. He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an open market. If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarri

Jackson Andrew


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Jagger Mick


A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

James Clive


A fake fortuneteller can be tolerated. But an authentic soothsayer should be shot on sight. Cassandra did not get half the kicking around she deserved.

James William


Your wig steers the gig.

James William


The best you get is an even break.

James Agate


The two most beautiful words in the English language are "Cheque Enclosed."

Jane Wagner


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Jarry Alfred


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Jean Giraudoux


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Jefferson Thomas


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Jefferson Thomas


A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Jefferson Thomas


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Jefferson Thomas


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Jefferson Thomas


Comparing information and knowledge is like asking whether the fatness of a pig is more or less green than the designated hitter rule."

Jefferson Thomas


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Jefferson Thomas


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

Jefferson Thomas


The superfluous is very necessary.

Jefferson Thomas


Ten years of rejection slips is nature's way of telling you to stop writing.

Jefferson Thomas


The major sin is the sin of being born.

Jerome Jerome K.


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Jerome Jerome Klapka


Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Jerome Saint


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Jerrold Douglas


The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Jessel Sir George


Out of sight is out of mind.

Jessica Salmonson


Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Jesus


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Jim Strange de


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

Jim Strange de


There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and open a vein.

Jim Strange de


It is better to have loved and lost

Jim Starlin


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

Jim Starlin


This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Jim Steinman


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.

Jimmy Crazy


Jitterbu Tom Robbins


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

Joan Didion


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Joan Didion


Business will be either better or worse.

Joel Chandler Harris


The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Joel M. Snyder


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Joey


Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.

Joh Lyndon B.


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

John Ball


Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

John Barrymore


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

John Denver


Sometimes, too long is too long.

John Dewey


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

John Donne


Mum's the word.

John Gardner


No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it.

John Hunt British


Nice guys finish last.

John Kennedy


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

John Kenneth Galbraith


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

John LeCarre


In charity there is no excess.

John Lightfoot


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

John The Dragon to Grendel in


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Johnson Dave


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Johnson Dr.


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

Johnson Dr.


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Johnson Lyndon Baines


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Johnson S.


The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

Johnson Samuel


He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

Johnson Samuel


Nothing recedes like success.

Johnson Samuel


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

Johnson Samuel


"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Johnson Samuel


Better late than never.

Johnson Samuel


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Johnson Samuel


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

Johnson


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

Johnson Lyndon


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Johnston M. M.


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Joke The Killing


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Jones Carolyn


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Franklin P.


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.

Jones Franklin P.


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.

Jones Franklin P.


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

Jones Thomas


There are ten or twenty basic truths, and life is the process of discovering them over and over and over.

Jones] Chuck


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

Joost van den Vondel


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.

Joplin Janis


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Jorge Luis Borges


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Joseph Gallo


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Joubert Joseph


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Journal Albuquerque


If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!

Journal The Wall Street


They can't stop us... we're on a mission from God!

Joyce James


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Joyce James


'Scuse me, while I kiss the sky!

Juan Don


Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Judith Martin


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

Judy Garland


Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Juliana Queen


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

Julius Caesar


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Jun Esquire


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Jung Carl


XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets. XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing. XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least. XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a we

Jung C.G.


There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Juvenalis Decimus Junius





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