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It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Kafka F.

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

Kafka Franz

There is no ox so dumb as the orthodox.

Kahlil Gibran

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

Kahn Alfred

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Kaiser Henry J.

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Kandel Howard

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Kandel Howard

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Kant Immanuel

You can bring men from other parts of the world who are sane. And you know what happens? At the very moment they cross those mountains... they go mad. Instantaneously and automatically, at the very moment they cross the mountains into California,

Karl Kraus

No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

Karl Menninger

Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Kasspe Arthur

Jesus may love you, but I think you're garbage wrapped in skin.

Kaufman George

Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Kaufman George S.

Monterey... is decidedly the pleasantest and most civilized-looking place in California ... [it] is also a great place for cock-fighting, gambling of all sorts, fandangos, and various kinds of amusements and knavery.

Kaufman Stanley

Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Kaul Donald

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

Kaul Donald

Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work ... I did not, when a slave, understand the deep meanings of those rude, and apparently incoherent songs. I was myself within the circle, so that I neither saw nor heard as those without might

Kay Alan

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something.

Kay Alan

Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Ke John F.

It is right that he too should have his little chronicle, his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old all down the unchanging days and die one day like any other day, only short

Keats John

That's no moon...

Kehlog Albran

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

Kehlog Albran

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Kehlog Albran

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.

Kehlog Albran

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.

Kehlog Albran

Power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Kehlog Albran

Rotten wood cannot be carved.

Keillor Garrison

Best Mistakes In Films In his "Filmgoer's Companion", Mr. Leslie Halliwell helpfully lists four of the cinema's greatest moments which you should get to see if at all possible. In "Carmen Jones", the camera tracks with Dorothy Dandridge down a st

Keillor Garrison

I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Keillor Garrison

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Keller Helen

It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Kelly Walt

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

Kempis Thomas `a

No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Kempis Thomas `a

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Kennedy J.F.

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Kennedy J.F.

Your chances of getting hit by lightning go up if you stand under a tree, shake your fist at the sky, and say, "Storms suck!"

Kennedy J.F.

A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

Kennedy John F.

Bingo, gas station, hamburger with a side order of airplane noise, and you'll be Gary, Indiana.

Kennedy John F.

We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Kennedy John F.

There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.

Kennedy John F.

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.

Kennedy John Fitzgerald

Historians have now definitely established that Juan Cabrillo, discoverer of California, was not looking for Kansas, thus setting a precedent that continues to this day.

Kennedy John

Nothing endures but change.

Kennedy Joseph

Satire is tragedy plus time.

Kennedy Joseph P.

Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice. In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it "Christmas" and went to

Kenobi Obi-wan

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Kerouac Jack

The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Kerouac Jack

My advice to you, my violent friend, is to seek out gold and sit on it.

Kerr Jean

A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Kesey Ken

A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth.

Kesey Ken

It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.

Kessler Leo

With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Kessler Leo

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Kessler Leo

What one fool can do, another can.

Keynes John Maynard

"The Right Honorable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts."

Keynes John Maynard

A Galileo could no more be elected president of the United States than he could be elected Pope of Rome. Both high posts are reserved for men favored by God with an extraordinary genius for swathing the bitter facts of life in bandages of self-illus

Keynes John Maynard

To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Keyser. C.J.

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Khrushchev Nikita

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

Kierkegaard S.

Don't get mad, get even.

Kierkegaard Soren

All generalizations are false, including this one.

Kierkegaard Soren

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Kiernan P.B.A. President E. J.

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

Kiner Ralph

Small things make base men proud.

King Stephen

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


For a light heart lives long.

Kipling Rudyard

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

Kirk Lisa

The Crown is full of it!

Kissinger Henry

No good deed goes unpunished.

Kissinger Henry

The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.

Kissinger Henry

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

Kissinger Henry

The farther you go, the less you know.

Kissinger Henry

What we wish, that we readily believe.

Kitman Marvin

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.

Klein Robert

A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.

Knapp R.S.

For years a secret shame destroyed my peace

Koblas G.S.

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


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

Kopp Thomas J.

"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

Koran The

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.

Korda Alexander

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

Korda Michael

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

Korner Kenny's

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.

Krabill W.S.

The trouble is, there is an endless supply of White Men, but there has always been a limited number of Human Beings.

Kraf Peter Kennedy

According to my best recollection, I don't remember.

Kraft Foods

Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Kraus Karl

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Kraus Karl

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

Kraus Karl

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

Kristofferson Kris

Flame on!

Krutch Joseph Wood

Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Kubrick Stanley

It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Kubrick Stanley

Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Kurt Vonnegut

Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organisation of hatreds.

Kurt Vonnegut

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