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The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Raleigh Sir Walter

Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Rand Ayn

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Rand Ayn

A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Randall Stanley J.

God help those who do not help themselves.

Rankin Jeannette

"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

Ransford Chicago Reader

Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Ray Bob &

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Ray Kroc

Leave no stone unturned.

Ray Kroc Founder

The man who runs may fight again.

Raymond F. J.

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Raymond Aron

The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Reagan Ronald

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Reagan Ronald

If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.

Reagan Ronald

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Reagan Ronald

It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

Reagan Ronald

Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Reagan Ronald

Go away, I'm all right.

Reagan Ronald

Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Reagan Ronald

This is an especially good time for you vacationers who plan to fly, because the Reagan administration, as part of the same policy under which it recently sold Yellowstone National Park to Wayne Newton, has "deregulated" the airline industry. What t

Reagan Ronald

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Reagan Ronald

Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Reed Rex

'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.

Reed Rex

With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Reed Thomas B.

You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Regan Gerald

There are no accidents whatsoever in the universe.

Reich Wilhelm

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

Reid Thomas

You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Remarque Erich Maria

To err is human, to repent, divine, to persist, devilish.

Report The Kidner

Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Reuss Fred

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Rich Rosen

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Richard Little

No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we


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


Beggars should be no choosers.

Richard Bach

Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Richard Bach

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Richard Henry Dama

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

Richler Mordecai

It is better to have loved and lost

Ringer Robert J.

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

Rizzo Mayor Frank

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Robbins Tom

Someday, Weederman, we'll look back on all this and laugh... It will probably be one of those deep, eerie ones that slowly builds to a blood-curdling maniacal scream... but still it will be a laugh.

Robbins Tom

We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Robbins Tom

Haste makes waste.

Robbins Tom

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Robbins Tom

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Robert Frost

But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Robert Oppenheimer

...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Robert Pante

Faith is under the left nipple.

Robert Preston

The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Robertson Davies

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

Robertson. D.W.

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.


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

Rochefou La

God helps them that help themselves.

Rochefoucauld La

Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Rochefoucauld La

To generalize is to be an idiot.

Rochefoucauld La

A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Rockefeller David

The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Rockefeller John D.

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

Rockwell George Lincoln

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Roger Zelazny

What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Roger Zelazny

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Roger Zelazny

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Rogers The Best of Will

I hate dying.

Rogers The Best of Will

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Rogers The Best of Will

Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Rogers The Best of Will

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

Rogers The Best of Will

The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Rogers The Best of Will

"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

Rogers The Best of Will

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.

Rogers The Best of Will

I: The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money. II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. III: There are

Rogers Will

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.

Rogers Will

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

Rogers Will

Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Rogers Will

Knowledge is power.

Rogers Will

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Rogers Will

God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Rogers Will

If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Rogers Will

The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Rogers Will

Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Rogers Will

Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Rogers Will

Drop the vase and it will become a Ming of the past.

Rogers Will

One good turn asketh another.

Rogers Will

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

Rom Prof.

Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller

Credit ... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.

Rona Vincent J. Fuller

Getting into trouble is easy.

Ronald Brady

Mental power tended to corrupt, and absolute intelligence tended to corrupt absolutely, until the victim eschewed violence entirely in favor of smart solutions to stupid problems.

Ronald Knox

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Ronald Reagan

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

Roosevelt Eleanor

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Roosevelt Eleanor

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Roosevelt Franklin D.

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

Roosevelt Franklin D.

Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Roosevelt Franklin Delano

Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Roosevelt Teddy

One man's Mede is another man's Persian.

Roosevelt Theodore

The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Roosevelt Theodore

Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

Rose Billy

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Rossetti Christina

When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Roth D.L.

Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Rouchefoucauld La

The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Rouchefoucauld La

Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Roy L. Ash

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Royal Darrell

Two heads are better than one.

Royko Mike

The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.

Rubinstein Arthur

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Rudner Rita

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Rukeyser Muriel

"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

Runyon Damon

The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Rusk Dean

Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Russel Baker

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

Russell Bertrand

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

Russell Bertrand

The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

Russell Bertrand

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

Russell Bertrand

For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.

Russell Bertrand

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Russell Baker

The more the merrier.

Russell Bertrand

Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Russell Hoban

Luck can't last a lifetime, unless you die young.

Ryan Tom K.

A dead man cannot bite.

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