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Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

La Rouchefoucauld

The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Lady Whiteadder

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

Lafferty R. A.

"What was the worst thing you've ever done?" "I won't tell you that, but I'll tell you the worst thing that ever happened to me... the most dreadful thing."

Lai Chou En

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Lampoon The Harvard

It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Landers Ann

Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Lang Andrew

He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Langan L.M.

Men are superior to women.

Lao Tsu

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

Lara Michael

If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Lara Michael

Haste makes waste.

Lardner David

Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Lardner Ring

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

Lardner Ring

We are governed not by armies and police but by ideas.

Larry Niven

"Whom are you?" said he, for he had been to night school.

Larsen Dalglish

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

Larson Erik

No evil can happen to a good man.

Lascl Christopher

A word to the wise is enough.


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


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Lazarus Long

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

LeBoutillier J.

After his Ignoble Disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven. As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, "A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created." "This is true," He replied.

LeGuin Ursula K.

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Lear King

"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."

Leary Tim

I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Lebowitz Fran

We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Lebowitz Fran

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Lebowitz Fran

Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Lebowitz Fran

The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Leghorn Foghorn

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

Leghorn Foghorn

Better late than never.

Leghorn Foghorn

Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Lehman John

Innovation is hard to schedule.

Lehrer Tom

Use an accordion. Go to jail.

Lehrer Tom

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

Lehrer Tom

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Lem Stanislaw

A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Lem Stanislaw

It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

Len Cool

Never promise more than you can perform.

Lenin Vladimir Il'ich

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.


"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Lennon John

Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Lennon John

He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Leo Rosten

Human resources are human first, and resources second.

LeoGrande William

If a guru falls in the forest with no one to hear him, was he really a guru at all?

Leonard Ohio Lt. Governor Paul

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

Leopardi Giacomo

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Lerner Max

Love the sea? I dote upon it

Leslie Stephen

Rome was not built in one day.

Leslie Stephen

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Lester Julius

Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.

Letterman David

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

Letterman David

A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Letterman David

Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Letterman David

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

Letterman David

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

Letterman David

Getting into trouble is easy.

Letterman David

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Letterman David

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Levant Oscar

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Levant Oscar

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Levin Bernard

Genius is pain.

Levine Joseph E.

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.

Levinson Leonard

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Lew Sinclair

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Lewin Ralph

Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Lewis C.S.

All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: "Just lie down on the floor and keep calm

Lewis C.S.

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.

Lewis Joe E.

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

Lewis Joe E.

There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Lewis Richard

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Lewis Sinclair

No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Lewis Thomas

There's no such thing as an original sin.

Li Woman's

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

Li Mark Twain

Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

Lie Trygve

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

Liebling A.J.

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Liebling A.J.

The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Liepmann Hans

While there's life, there's hope.

Lieutenant Kermit Tyler

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

Lilly John

Look before you leap.

Lincoln A.

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Lincoln Abraham

When the sun shineth, make hay.

Lincoln Abraham

With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Lincoln Abraham

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Lincoln Abraham

One good turn asketh another.

Lincoln Abraham

It is better to have loved and lost

Lincoln Abraham

... before I could come to any conclusion it occurred to me that my speech or my silence, indeed any action of mine, would be a mere futility. What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? One gets sometimes s

Lincoln Abraham

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Lincoln Abraham

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

Lindbergh Charles

To add insult to injury.

Ling James J.

I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Lippmann Walter

Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Lippmann Walter

There's no justice in this world.

Little Mary Wilson

Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Little Rich

Some scholars are like donkeys, they merely carry a lot of books.

Lloyd Kaufman

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

Lo graffito in

The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Locke John

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Lockridge Ross

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

Long Lazarus

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Long Lazarus

VI: A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. VII: Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base. VIII: The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade ari

Long Lazarus

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

Long Lazarus

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Long Lazarus

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

Long Lazarus

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

Long Lazarus

Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Long Lazarus

If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Long Lazarus

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

Long Lazarus

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Long Russell

The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Longfellow H.W.

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Longworth A. R.

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Longworth Alice Roosevelt

If we see the light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of an oncoming train.

Loo Lewis Carroll

Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Louder P.G

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

Louder P.G.

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Louder P.G. Wodehouse

Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.

Louisi Edwin Edwards

There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Lowell James Russell

One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Lowell Robert

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

Lowell James Russell

There is always something new out of Africa.

Lubbock John

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

Luce C.B.

Your wig steers the gig.

Luce Clare Booth

A dead man cannot bite.

Lucinda Childs

Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Lula Pace Ripley

Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish.

Lumsden Marshall

Being a miner, as soon as you're too old and tired and sick and stupid to do your job properly, you have to go, where the very opposite applies with the judges.

Lur Terry Pratchett

Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Lustbader Eric Van

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Luten Daniel B.

Nothing succeeds like success.

Luten Daniel B.

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Luther Martin

It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Luther Martin

Beggars should be no choosers.

Luther Martin

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Lyly John

A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.


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.

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Thoreau Henry David

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