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Anyone who has had a bull by the tail knows five or six more things than someone who hasn't.

Nader Ralph


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Naiman Arthur


Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

Napoleon


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

Napoleon


To generalize is to be an idiot.

Napoleon


You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Napoleon I


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

Napoleon I


In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

Nash Ogden


Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache.

Nash Ogden


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

Nash Ogden


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Nash Ogden


If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Nehru Jawaharlal


When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

Nelson Algren


We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

Neophyte


An honest tale speeds best being plainly told.

Nero


The Worst Musical Trio There are few bad musicians who have a chance to give a recital at a famous concert hall while still learning the rudiments of their instrument. This happened about thirty years ago to the son of a Rumanian gentleman who was

Nesbit Petersen


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Neuman Alfred E.


No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so fo

New York Times


You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

Newman Alfred E.


Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

Newman Alfred E.


I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called "brightness", but it doesn't seem to work.

Newman Edward Kasner


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Nichols David


Si Dieu n'existait pas, il faudrait l'inventer. [If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.]

Nicolaides


It's from Casablanca. I've been waiting all my life to use that line.

Nietzsche


"Rembrandt's first name was Beauregard, which is why he never used it."

Nietzsche


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Nietzsche


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

Nietzsche


There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.

Nietzsche


You tread upon my patience.

Nietzsche


"I'm dying," he croaked. "My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted . "You can't really train a beagle," he dogmatized. "That's no beagle, it's a mongrel," she muttered. "The fire is going out," he bellowed. "Bad marksmanship," the h

Nietzsche


What's a cult? It just means not enough people to make a minority.

Nietzsche


There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a "hottest part" implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell

Nietzsche


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

Nietzsche Friedrich


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

Nietzsche Friedrich


You roll my log, and I will roll yours.

Nietzsche Friedrich


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Nietzsche Friedrich


"I'd like to start a new religion. One that doesn't use a dead young man as its logo."

Nietzsche Friedrich


October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Nietzsche Friedrich


A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]

Nietzsche Friedrich


Never buy from a rich salesman.

Nietzsche Friedrich


Roumanian-Yiddish cooking has killed more Jews than Hitler.

Nimitz Admiral


We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.

Nixon Richard


Things past redress and now with me past care.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon Richard


"I don't know whether God exists or not, but it makes no difference to me." "It's not like He's passing out free money or anything."

Nixon Richard


Man proposes, God disposes.

Nixon Richard


'Naomi, sex at noon taxes.' I moan. Never odd or even. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama. Madam, I'm Adam. Sit on a potato pan, Otis. Sit on Otis.

Nixon Richard M.


True leadership is the art of changing a group from what it is to what it ought to be.

Nixon Richard M.


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!"

Nixon Richard M.


Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

Nixon Richard M.


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

Nixon Tricia


Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Nixon Richard


If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

Nixon Richard


Well, he didn't know what to do, so he decided to look at the government, to see what they did, and scale it down and run his life that way.

Nixon Richard


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

Nixon. Richard


In a museum in Havana, there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus, "one when he was a boy and one when he was a man."

Nobe Harold Urey


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

Noe Roger


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

North Lt. Col. Ollie


Certain passages in several laws have always defied interpretation and the most inexplicable must be a matter of opinion. A judge of the Court of Session of Scotland has sent the editors of this book his candidate which reads, "In the Nuts (unground

North Oliver


Real wealth can only increase.

Norton


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

Novem The Realist


"What the hell are you getting so upset about? I thought you didn't believe in God." "I don't," she sobbed, bursting violently into tears, "but the God I don't believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God. He's not the mean and stupid Go

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