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We'll be recording at the Paradise Friday night. Live, on the Death label.

S. Paige


It's not enough to be Hungarian; you must have talent too.

Sabbath Black


Freedom is nothing else but the chance to do better.

Sade Marquis


I know not how I came into this, shall I call it a dying life or a living death?

Sagan Carl


When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who I know who have gone to a better world, I am moved to lead a different life.

Sagan Carl


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


If you don't strike oil in twenty minutes, stop boring.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


We are what we pretend to be.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


The man who sets out to carry a cat by its tail learns something that will always be useful and which never will grow dim or doubtful.

Saki Tre


Too much of everything is just enough.

Salinger J. D.


The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

Salvor Hardin


The whole world is a scab. The point is to pick it constructively.

Samuel Beckett


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Samuel Butler


And they mainly want to teach them not to question, not to imagine, but to be obedient and behave well so that they can hold them forever as children to their bosom as the second millennium lurches toward its panicky close.

Samuel Johnson


Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.

Samuels Jim


The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact...

Samuels Jim


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.

Sandburg Carl


No good deed goes unpunished.

Sandburg Carl


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Sandburg Carl


I see where we are starting to pay some attention to our neigbors to the south. We could never understand why Mexico wasn't just crazy about us; for we have always had their good will, and oil and minerals, at heart.

Sandra Gotlieb


Anything is possible on paper.

Santayana George


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Santayana George


... 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

Santayana George


I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Santayana George


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Sartre Jean Paul


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

Sartre Jean-Paul


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

Sartre Jean-Paul


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Satie Erik


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Sayle Alexie


What is good? Everything that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? Everything that is born of weakness. Not contentedness but more power; not peace but war; not virtue but fitness. The weak and the

Sayre Wallace


The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

Schaeberle R.


If God is One, what is bad?

Schenk R.E.


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

Schiller Friedrich


Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Schlafly Phyllis


The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible.

Schmidt


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


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

Schopenhauer


If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Schopenhauer


Persistence in one opinion has never been considered a merit in political leaders.

Schrodinger Edwim


When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

Schultz C.


God helps them that help themselves.

Schulz


He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

Schulz


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Schulz C.


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

Schulz Charles


The only excuse for God is that he doesn't exist.

Schwambach Stephen R.


With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter.

Schweitzer A.


Art is a jealous mistress.

Schweitzer Albert


I'll never get off this planet.

Schweitzer Albert


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Scott


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

Scott Gene


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Seeger Pete


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

Seldon Nick


The world has many unintentionally cruel mechanisms that are not designed for people who walk on their hands.

Sendak Maurice


Too much is just enough.

Seneca


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

Seneca


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Ever get the feeling that the world's on tape and one of the reels is missing?

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Better the prince of some inferior court, Than second, or less, in beatific light.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


By the middle 1880's, practically all the roads except those in the South, were of the present standard gauge. The southern roads were still five feet between rails. It was decided to change the gauge of all southern roads to standard, in one day

Serling Rod


It'll be just like Beggars' Canyon back home.

Sevareid Eric


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Sevig Mme De


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Shake William


Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.

Shake William


He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.

Shake William


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.

Shake William


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Shake William


[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.

Shake William


As Gen. de Gaulle occassionally acknowledges America to be the daughter of Europe, so I am pleased to come to Yale, the daughter of Harvard.

Shake William


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Shake William


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

Shake William


I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. I shall fall, Like a bright exhalation in the evening And no man see me more.

Shakes William


Alas, how love can trifle with itself!

Shakes William


What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Shakesp William


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Shakesp William


"I'll carry your books, I'll carry a tune, I'll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash & carry, Carry Me Back To Old Virginia, I'll even Hara Kari if you show me how, but I will *not* carry a gun."

Shakesp William


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

Shakespea Wm.


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Shakespear


... "fire" does not matter, "earth" and "air" and "water" do not matter. "I" do not matter. No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words. The more words he remembers, the cleverer do his fellows esteem him. He looks upon the great

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Shakespear William


Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *___and* fresher

Shakespear William


When you say that you agree to a thing in principle, you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Shakespear William


Free Speech Is The Right To Shout 'Theater' In A Crowded Fire.

Shakespeare


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Shakespeare


[Americans] are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.

Shakespeare


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Shakespeare


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Shakespeare


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Shakespeare


I used to be a rebel in my youth. This cause... that cause... (chuckle) I backed 'em ALL! But I learned. Rebellion is simply a device used by the immature to hide from his own problems. So I lost interest in politics. Now when I feel aroused by

Shakespeare William


If any man wishes to be humbled and mortified, let him become president of Harvard.

Shakespeare Wm.


My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late!

Shakespeare Wm.


Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim. I don't enjoy the sky or sea as much as I used

Shakespeare


When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.

Shakespeare


When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

Shakespeare


The more the merrier.

Shakespeare


"Well," Brahma said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser, but an intelligent man requires only two thousand five hundred."

Shakespeare


If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Public use of any portable music system is a virtually guaranteed indicator of sociopathic tendencies.

Shakespeare


Gay shlafen: Yiddish for "go to sleep". Now doesn't "gay shlafen" have a softer, more soothing sound than the harsh, staccato "go to sleep"? Listen to the difference: "Go to sleep, you little wretch!" ... "Gay shlafen, darling." Obvious, isn't

Shakespeare


L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Shakespeare


Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Shakespeare


My dear People. My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good Sackville Bagginses that I w

Shakespeare


Somewhat alarmed at the continued growth of the number of employees on the Department of Agriculture payroll in 1962, Michigan Republican Robert Griffin proposed an amendment to the farm bill so that "the total number of employees in the Department

Shakespeare


General notions are generally wrong.

Shakespeare


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Shakespeare William


I owe the government $3400 in taxes. So I sent them two hammers and a toilet seat.

Shakespeare William


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Shakespeare William


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Shakespeare William


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Shakespeare William


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.

Shakespeare William


In my end is my beginning.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Shakespeare William


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Shakespeare William


The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Shakespeare William


Our sires' age was worse that our grandsires'. We their sons are more worthless than they: so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.

Shakespeare William


You always introduce the younger person to the older person, using the wording: "Miss Brown, I'd like to introduce you to an older person" (unless her name is not "Miss Brown"). If you do not know a person's age, ask for a driver's license and a ma

Shakespeare William


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Shakespeare William


I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


I realize that the MX missile is none of our concern. I realize that the whole point of living in a democracy is that we pay professional congresspersons to concern themselves with things like the MX missile so we can be free to concern ourselves wi

Shan Wayne


Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Shannon Wayne


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Shaw G. B.


"... gentlemen do not read each other's mail."

Shaw G. B.


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation."

Shaw G.B.


If you took all of the grains of sand in the world, and lined them up end to end in a row, you'd be working for the government!

Shaw G.B.


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Well begun is half done.

Shaw G.B.


God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Shaw G.B.


People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election.

Shaw George Bernard


I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Shaw George Bernard


The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, cr

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Shaw George Bernard


In the long run we are all dead.

Shaw George Bernard


Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

Shaw George Bernard


It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Shaw George Bernard


Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Shaw George Bernard


The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Shaw George Bernard


The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Shaw George Bernard


Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

Shaw Pygmali


If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.

Shawn Wally


To teach is to learn twice.

Shay R.E.


Someone did a study of the three most-often-heard phrases in New York City. One is "Hey, taxi." Two is, "What train do I take to get to Bloomingdale's?" And three is, "Don't worry. It's just a flesh wound."

Shelton Richard


The coast was clear.

Shepard Paul


Catharsis is something I associate with pornography and crossword puzzles.

Sheridan


Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Sherlock Holmes


They're giving bank robbing a bad name.

Sherlock Holmes


If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money it values more, it will lose that, too.

Sherlock Holmes


Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.

Shields Brooke


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.

Shirley


If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it's still a foolish thing.

Shirley Hazzard


Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Shirley Jackson


Go to the Scriptures... the joyful promises it contains will be a balsam to all your troubles.

Shoaff Edgar A.


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

Shoales Ian


I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word 'fair' in connection with income tax policies.

Sidney


Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Sidney Greenstreet


Nothing succeeds like success.

Sidney Paternoster


Think sideways!

Sidney Smith


How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Siegel Corky


If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Siegel


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

Silve James Cabell


The polite thing to do has always been to address people as they wish to be addressed, to treat them in a way they think dignified. But it is equally important to accept and tolerate different standards of courtesy, not expecting everyone else to ad

Simon Paul


Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.

Simpson Bart


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Sinbad


"It was a Roman who said it was sweet to die for one's country. The Greeks never said it was sweet to die for anything. They had no vital lies."

Sinbad


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

Sinclair John


The primary theme of SoupCon is communication. The acronym "LEO" represents the secondary theme: Law Enforcement Officials The overall theme of SoupCon shall be: Avoiding Communication with Law Enforcement Officials

Sinclair Lewis


There are a lot of lies going around.... and half of them are true.

Skinner B.F.


I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.

Sky Patrick


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Skywalker Luke


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.

Skywalker Luke


"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Skywalker Luke


The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

Skywalker Luke


There is always one thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.

Sloan John


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

Smith Alexander


Governor Tarkin. I should have expected to find you holding Vader's leash. I thought I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on board.

Smith Alvy Ray


The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.

Smith Evelyn E.


As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Smith H. Allen


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Smith J. Winter


A woman employs sincerity only when every other form of deception has failed.

Smith Jonathan Michael


It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Smith Malcolm


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

Smith Mike


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Smith Nancy Banks


If there is no wind, row.

Smith Red


He who attacks the fundamentals of the American broadcasting industry attacks democracy itself.

Smith Sydney


Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

Smith Allen


Things are not always what they seem.

Smith Allen


To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.

Smith v. Moran


If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Smith v. Moran


They will only cause the lower classes to move about needlessly.

Smith v. Moran


Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war, you can only be killed once.

Smithsonian Maga


The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Smolla Rodney


"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

Smollet Tobias


If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Sneyd Doug


Awash with unfocused desire, Everett twisted the lobe of his one remaining ear and felt the presence of somebody else behind him, which caused terror to push through his nervous system like a flash flood roaring down the mid-fork of the Feather River

Snoopy


Fear and loathing, my man, fear and loathing.

Snoopy


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Snow C. P.


I think we are in Rats' Alley where the dead men lost their bones.

Snow Carrie


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

Soaper Senator


The average Ph.D thesis is nothing but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

Soc Michael Levin


If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

Socrates


Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.

Socrates


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Socrates


Good government never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore,

Solo Han


Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Solo Han


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.

Solo Han


Audacity, and again, audacity, and always audacity.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Haste makes waste.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Somoza Anastasio


Naked children have never played in _o_u_r fountains, and I.M. Pei will never be happy on Route 66.

Sondheim Stephen


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

Sontag Susan


Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

Sontag Susan


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Sontag Susan


A dead man cannot bite.

Sophocles


Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.

Sophocles


[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.

Soul Messiah


Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Soul Messiah


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

Southern Terry


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Southern Terry


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Southern Terry


Look ere ye leap.

Spartacus


It is either through the influence of narcotic potions, of which all primitive peoples and races speak in hymns, or through the powerful approach of spring, penetrating with joy all of nature, that those Dionysian stirrings arise, which in their int

Speer Albert


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Spider Robinson


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Spinoza


I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Spr Robert D.


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

Spurgeon Charles


A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom.

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


If you live in a country run by committee, be on the committee.

Stalin Joseph


The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Stalin Joseph


It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.

Stallman R.


"Spare no expense to save money on this one."

Stamp Sir Josiah


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Stand


Confucius say too much.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw J. Lem


The only thing that stops God from sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless.

Stanislaw Lem


Cold is God's way of teling us to burn more Catholics.

Stanislaw Lem


Why, when no honest man will deny in private that every ultimate problem is wrapped in the profoundest mystery, do honest men proclaim in pulpits that unhesitating certainty is the duty of the most foolish and ignorant? Is it not a spectacle to make

Stanley Kelley


Murray and Esther, a middle-aged Jewish couple, are touring Chile. Murray just got a new camera and is constantly snapping pictures. One day, without knowing it, he photographs a top-secret military installation. In an instant, armed troops surroun

Starfighter The Last


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Stasheff Christopher


Mike: "The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?" Bernie: "Nobody ever empties the ashtrays. People are SO inconsiderate."

Steinbeck John


One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

Steinem Gloria


Prizes are for children.

Stekel Wilhelm


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

Stendhal


Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.

Stephen Leslie


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Stephen Coonts


I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

Stephen Pile


Lay off the muses, it's a very tough dollar.

Stephen Pile


The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Stern Jerome


Rascal, am I? Take THAT!

Stevenson Adlai


We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never

Stevenson Adlai


Authors (and perhaps columnists) eventually rise to the top of whatever depths they were once able to plumb.

Stevenson Adlai


Yes, I've now got this nice little apartment in New York, one of those L-shaped ones. Unfortunately, it's a lower case l.

Stevenson Adlai


We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Stevenson Adlai


"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

Stevenson Adlai


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Stevenson Robert Louis


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Stevenson Robert Louis


[District Attorneys] learn in District Attorney School that there are two sure-fire ways to get a lot of favorable publicity: (1) Go down and raid all the lockers in the local high school and confiscate 53 marijuana cigarettes and put them in a

Stevenson Robert Louis


You get what you pay for.

Stevenson Robert Louis


Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Stimson Henry


Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Stinnett Caskie


Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.

Stolberg Benjamin


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

Stone I.F.


If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


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.'

Stone Robert


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.

Stone W. Clement


His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum- stances being what they

Stoppard Tom


The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense

Stoppard Tom


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Storm Johnny


were found to be wearing neckwear that was tighter than their neck circumference. The visual discrimination of the 22 subjects was evaluated using a critical flicker frequency (CFF) test. Results of the CFF test indicated that tight neckwear signifi

Strachey Lionel


It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Strange de Jim


The time was the 19th of May, 1780. The place was Hartford, Connecticut. The day has gone down in New England history as a terrible foretaste of Judgement Day. For at noon the skies turned from blue to grey and by mid-afternoon had blackened over s

Strangers Lovers and Other


Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Stravinsky


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

Sturgeon Theodore


We were young and our happiness dazzled us with its strength. But there was also a terrible betrayal that lay within me like a Merle Haggard song at a French restaurant. [...] I could not tell the girl about the woman of the tollway, of her milk w

Summer Graham


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Sunday Billy


Beggars should be no choosers.

Superchicken


"Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest."

Surtees R.S.


Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way.

Susan Brownmiller


All generalizations are false, including this one.

Swan Paradi


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.

Swayze John Cameron


Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Swift Jonathan


"I'm in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?"

Swift Jonathan


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Swift Jonathan


There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.

Sylvan Kayvan


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.

Syrus Publilius


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.

Syrus Publilius


The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. Nowhere in the Gospels do we find a precept for Creeds, Confessions, Oaths, Doctrines, and whole carloads of other foolish trumpery that we find in Christianity.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Syrus Publilius


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Syrus Publilius


Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Syrus Publilius


The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.

Syrus Publilius


If two people love each other, there can be no happy end to it.

Syrus Publilius


In the first place, God made idiots; this was for practice; then he made school boards.

Syrus Publilius


The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of the world's luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat. It wa

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publius


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

Szasz Thomas


He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.

Szasz Thomas


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

saying Folk


You can observe a lot just by watching.

saying Yiddish


It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. T

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