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Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

S. Paige


"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Sabbath Black


Laughter is the closest distance between two people.

Sade Marquis


I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family p

Sagan Carl


"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."

Sagan Carl


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


My daddy's brains was so scrambled he thought he was Jesus. They put him in a nut house for 5 years and when he got out, he didn't think he was Jesus, he thought he was *God*! ... Which made me Jesus.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Our swords shall play the orators for us.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


To be patriotic, hate all nations but your own; to be religious, all sects but your own; to be moral, all pretenses but your own.

Saki Tre


Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I Will Fight No More Forever.

Salinger J. D.


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.

Salvor Hardin


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Samuel Beckett


Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to set a bad example.

Samuel Butler


One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Samuel Johnson


A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having his neighbour notice it.

Samuels Jim


Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Samuels Jim


He didn't run for reelection. "Politics brings you into contact with all the people you'd give anything to avoid," he said. "I'm staying home."

Sandburg Carl


The Bible is not my Book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

Sandburg Carl


Whatever doesn't succeed in two months and a half in California will never succeed.

Sandburg Carl


Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Sandra Gotlieb


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

Santayana George


Genius is pain.

Santayana George


Nobody knows what goes between his cold toes and his warm ears.

Santayana George


All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.

Santayana George


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

Sartre Jean Paul


One good turn deserves another.

Sartre Jean-Paul


The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Out of sight is out of mind.

Satie Erik


What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Sayle Alexie


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

Sayre Wallace


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Schaeberle R.


Even God cannot change the past.

Schenk R.E.


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

Schiller Friedrich


There is perhaps in every thing of any consequence, secret history, which it would be amusing to know, could we have it authentically communicated.

Schlafly Phyllis


The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky.

Schmidt


Burnt Sienna. That's the best thing that ever happened to Crayolas.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


God is Dead.

Schopenhauer


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

Schopenhauer


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Schrodinger Edwim


We are all so much together and yet we are all dying of loneliness.

Schultz C.


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

Schulz


The broad mass of a nation... will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.

Schulz


After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Schulz C.


Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Schulz Charles


There are people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.

Schwambach Stephen R.


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

Schweitzer A.


I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

Schweitzer Albert


I'll never get off this planet.

Schweitzer Albert


WE'RE GOING TO THROW THE MX AWAY AFTER WE BUILD IT. The MX is really [Don't tell anybody!] just a "bargaining chip" in the nuclear-arms- reduction talks with the Russians. See, we have a problem with the Russians. They look at our leaders and they

Scott


Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock.

Scott Gene


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

Secundus Gaius Plinius


Black people have never rioted. A riot is what white people think blacks are involved in when they burn stores.

Seeger Pete


Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Seldon Nick


Such evil deeds could religion prompt.

Sendak Maurice


Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.

Seneca


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

Seneca


If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one Maltese Falcon.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Something's rotten in the state of Denmark.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


The politician is someone who deals in man's problems of adjustment. To ask a politician to lead us is to ask the tail of a dog to lead the dog.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


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

Serling Rod


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Sevareid Eric


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.

Sevig Mme De


Well, here it is, 1983, so it won't be long before you start reading a lot of boring stories about people like Vance Hartke. Hartke is a governor or mayor or something from one of the flatter states, and the reason you'll be reading about him is tha

Shake William


"I've seen, I SAY, I've seen better heads on a mug of beer"

Shake William


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

Shake William


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

Shake William


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!

Shake William


Every cloud engenders not a storm.

Shake William


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Shake William


People say I live in my own little fantasy world... well, at least they *know* me there!

Shake William


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

Shake William


I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Shakes William


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.

Shakes William


Too clever is dumb.

Shakesp William


We're fantastically incredibly sorry for all these extremely unreasonable things we did. I can only plead that my simple, barely-sentient friend and myself are underprivileged, deprived and also college students.

Shakesp William


WHENEVER ANYBODY SAYS he's struggling to become a human being I have to laugh because the apes beat him to it by about a million years. Struggle to become a parrot or something.

Shakesp William


Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.

Shakespea Wm.


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

Shakespear


Campus sidewalks never exist as the straightest line between two points.

Shakespear William


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Shakespear William


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Shakespear William


A Polish worker walks into a bank to deposit his paycheck. He has heard about Poland's economic problems, and he asks what would happen to his money if the bank collapsed. "All of our deposits are guaranteed by the finance ministry, sir," the telle

Shakespear William


One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.

Shakespear William


Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.

Shakespeare


The man who runs may fight again.

Shakespeare


Al Gore resembled a Vulcan desperately in need of a blow job.

Shakespeare


Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Shakespeare


During almost fifteen centuries the legal establishment of Christianity has been upon trial. What has been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in the laity,; in both, superstition, bigo

Shakespeare


Usually, when a lot of men get together, it's called a war.

Shakespeare


Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

Shakespeare William


"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."

Shakespeare Wm.


The scum also rises.

Shakespeare Wm.


For years a secret shame destroyed my peace

Shakespeare


If the church put in half the time on covetousness that it does on lust, this would be a better world.

Shakespeare


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Shakespeare


I think we're in trouble.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

Shakespeare


It is up to us to produce better-quality movies.

Shakespeare


There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Shakespeare


Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Shakespeare


No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Shakespeare


Something better... 1 (obvious): Excuse me. Is that your nose or did a bus park on your face? 2 (meteorological): Everybody take cover. She's going to blow. 3 (fashionable): You know, you could de-emphasize your nose if you wore something l

Shakespeare


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.

Shakespeare


Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Shakespeare


Better late than never.

Shakespeare


Yield to Temptation ... it may not pass your way again.

Shakespeare William


Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.

Shakespeare William


Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Shakespeare William


If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Shakespeare William


It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way of survival of the fittest.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


I am convinced that the truest act of courage is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally nonviolent struggle for justice. To be a man is to suffer for others.

Shakespeare William


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.

Shakespeare William


I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Shakespeare William


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.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Most people deserve each other.

Shakespeare William


The naked truth of it is, I have no shirt.

Shakespeare William


If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it.

Shakespeare William


The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Shan Wayne


I would have made a good pope.

Shannon Wayne


Poverty must have its satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.

Shaw G. B.


The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.

Shaw G. B.


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Shaw G.B.


Satire is tragedy plus time.

Shaw G.B.


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Shaw G.B.


Conscience doth make cowards of us all.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Shaw G.B.


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Shaw G.B.


My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


If you've seen one redwood, you've seen them all.

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

Shaw George Bernard


The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Shaw George Bernard


Andrea: Unhappy the land that has no heroes. Galileo: No, unhappy the land that _____needs heroes.

Shaw George Bernard


In my end is my beginning.

Shaw George Bernard


A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.

Shaw George Bernard


The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Shaw G. B.


Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

Shaw George Bernard


What I tell you three times is true.

Shaw Pygmali


IV. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is greater than or equal to the time it takes for whoever knocked it off the ledge to spiral down twenty flights to attempt to capture it unbroken. Such an object is inevitably price

Shawn Wally


Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.

Shay R.E.


In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.

Shelton Richard


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Shepard Paul


Justice always prevails ... three times out of seven!

Sheridan


Since we're all here, we must not be all there.

Sherlock Holmes


If I made peace with Russia today, I'd only attack her again tomorrow. I just couldn't help myself.

Sherlock Holmes


You know how to win a victory, Hannibal, but not how to use it.

Sherlock Holmes


Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.

Shields Brooke


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Shirley


Sometimes I wonder if I'm in my right mind. Then it passes off and I'm as intelligent as ever.

Shirley Hazzard


If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every

Shirley Jackson


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

Shoaff Edgar A.


She say, Miss Colie, You better hush. God might hear you. Let 'im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.

Shoales Ian


You are absolute plate-glass. I see to the very back of your mind.

Sidney


God help those who do not help themselves.

Sidney Greenstreet


The ripest fruit falls first.

Sidney Paternoster


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Sidney Smith


The future not being born, my friend, we will abstain from baptizing it.

Siegel Corky


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Siegel


I try to keep an open mind, but not so open that my brains fall out.

Silve James Cabell


"You mean, if you allow the master to be uncivil, to treat you any old way he likes, and to insult your dignity, then he may deem you fit to hear his view of things?" "Quite the contrary. You must defend your integrity, assuming you have integrit

Simon Paul


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

Simpson Bart


It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.

Sinbad


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.]

Sinbad


It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

Sinclair John


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

Sinclair Lewis


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Skinner B.F.


The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".

Sky Patrick


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Skywalker Luke


Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

Skywalker Luke


Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Skywalker Luke


Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Skywalker Luke


So little time, so little to do.

Sloan John


Let's talk about how to fill out your 1984 tax return. Here's an often overlooked accounting technique that can save you thousands of dollars: For several days before you put it in the mail, carry your tax return around under your armpit. No IRS ag

Smith Alexander


Don't get the idea that I'm one of those goddamn radicals. Don't get the idea that I'm knocking the American system.

Smith Alvy Ray


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

Smith Evelyn E.


I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

Smith H. Allen


I think the world is run by C students.

Smith J. Winter


Well, you know, no matter where you go, there you are.

Smith Jonathan Michael


Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Smith Malcolm


The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

Smith Mike


Why be a man when you can be a success?

Smith Nancy Banks


Now it is such a bizarrely improbable coincidence that anything so mind- bogglingly useful could have evolved purely by chance that some thinkers have chosen to see it as a final and clinching proof of the non-existence of God. The argument follows:

Smith Red


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Smith Sydney


The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Smith Allen


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

Smith Allen


The language of politics is poetry, not prose. Jackson is poetry. Cuomo is poetry. Dukakis is a word processor.

Smith v. Moran


If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Smith v. Moran


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Smith v. Moran


Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest r

Smithsonian Maga


A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins itself, and that is

Smolla Rodney


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

Smollet Tobias


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

Sneyd Doug


Isn't it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?

Snoopy


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Snoopy


Interesting poll results reported in today's New York Post: people on the street in midtown Manhattan were asked whether they approved of the US invasion of Grenada. Fifty-three percent said yes; 39 percent said no; and 8 percent said "Gimme a quart

Snow C. P.


Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.

Snow Carrie


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Soaper Senator


"In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point."

Soc Michael Levin


The Soviet Union, which has complained recently about alleged anti-Soviet themes in American advertising, lodged an official protest this week against the Ford Motor Company's new campaign: "Hey you stinking, fat Russian, get off my Ford Escort."

Socrates


Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. No citizen has a moral obligation to assist in maintaining his government.

Socrates


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Socrates


The majority of the stupid is invincible and guaranteed for all time. The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency.

Solo Han


The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks.

Solo Han


The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself.

Solo Han


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Solo Han


Lack of money is the root of all evil.

Solo Han


In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy.

Solo Han


Harp not on that string.

Solo Han


Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Solo Han


When in doubt, do it. It's much easier to apologize than to get permission.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


The ultimate game show will be the one where somebody gets killed at the end.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Somoza Anastasio


If you lived today as if it were your last, you'd buy up a box of rockets and fire them all off, wouldn't you?

Sondheim Stephen


Forgive your enemies, but don't forget their names.

Sontag Susan


Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.

Sontag Susan


"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."

Sontag Susan


The brotherhood of man is not a mere poet's dream; it is a most depressing and humiliating reality.

Sophocles


The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.

Sophocles


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Soul Messiah


There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Soul Messiah


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Southern Terry


Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


A new taste had been acquired and a new appetite began to grow. The time had long since arrived to crush the technical intelligentsia, which had come to regard itself as too irreplaceable and had not gotten used to catching instructions on the wing.

Spartacus


You know you are getting old when you think you should drive the speed limit.

Speer Albert


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

Spider Robinson


Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

Spinoza


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,

Spr Robert D.


I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Spurgeon Charles


Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Stalin Joseph


All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Stalin Joseph


My father was a saint, I'm not.

Stalin Joseph


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

Stalin Joseph


Your wig steers the gig.

Stallman R.


You get what you pay for.

Stamp Sir Josiah


You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.

Stand


Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw J. Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said the Army unit was in a hous

Stanislaw Lem


You can't underestimate the power of fear.

Stanley Kelley


If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

Starfighter The Last


There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

Stasheff Christopher


Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Steinbeck John


The better part of valor is discretion.

Steinem Gloria


People need good lies. There are too many bad ones.

Stekel Wilhelm


I have a dream. I have a dream that one day, on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slaveowners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.

Stendhal


Walk softly and carry a big stick.

Stephen Leslie


Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will always say enough on that subject.

Stephen Coonts


I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any Church that I know of. My own mind is my own Church.

Stephen Pile


I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.

Stephen Pile


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.

Stern Jerome


If you mess with a thing long enough, it'll break.

Stevenson Adlai


To say you got a vote of confidence would be to say you needed a vote of confidence.

Stevenson Adlai


"Cable is not a luxury, since many areas have poor TV reception."

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."

Stevenson Robert Louis


You just wait, I'll sin till I blow up!

Stevenson Robert Louis


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Stevenson Robert Louis


I hate quotations.

Stevenson Robert Louis


REPORTER: Senator, are you for or against the MX missile system? SENATOR: Bob, the MX missile system reminds me of an old saying that the country folk in my state like to say. It goes like this: "You can carry a pig for six miles, but if you set i

Stimson Henry


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

Stinnett Caskie


The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.

Stolberg Benjamin


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Stone I.F.


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Stone Judge Harold T.


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Stone Judge Harold T.


Every country has the government it deserves.

Stone Robert


I accept chaos. I am not sure whether it accepts me. I know some people are terrified of the bomb. But then some people are terrified to be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.

Stone W. Clement


What we see depends on mainly what we look for.

Stoppard Tom


Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths good theatre.

Stoppard Tom


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Storm Johnny


I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out.

Strachey Lionel


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

Strange de Jim


It has been observed that one's nose is never so happy as when it is thrust into the affairs of another, from which some physiologists have drawn the inference that the nose is devoid of the sense of smell.

Strangers Lovers and Other


"I wonder", he said to himself, "what's in a book while it's closed. Oh, I know it's full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, there's a whole story with people I don't know yet

Stravinsky


I treasure this strange combination found in very few persons: a fierce desire for life as well as a lucid perception of the ultimate futility of the quest.

Sturgeon Theodore


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Summer Graham


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

Sunday Billy


If clear thinking created sparks, we could safely store dynamite in James Watt's office.

Superchicken


Fear and loathing, my man, fear and loathing.

Surtees R.S.


You see things; and you say "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"

Susan Brownmiller


We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

Swan Paradi


Gauls! We have nothing to fear; except perhaps that the sky may fall on our heads tomorrow. But as we all know, tomorrow never comes!!

Swayze John Cameron


In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.

Swift Jonathan


He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Swift Jonathan


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Swift Jonathan


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Sylvan Kayvan


Any president should have the right to shoot at least two people a year without explanation.

Syrus Publilius


We are anthill men upon an anthill world.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Real wealth can only increase.

Syrus Publilius


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


You roll my log, and I will roll yours.

Syrus Publilius


Leave no stone unturned.

Syrus Publilius


The most common given name in the world is Mohammad; the most common family name in the world is Chang. Can you imagine the enormous number of people in the world named Mohammad Chang?

Syrus Publilius


Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.

Syrus Publilius


Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Syrus Publius


The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented hell.

Szasz Thomas


You can't erase a dream, you can only wake me up.

Szasz Thomas


It may be better to be a live jackal than a dead lion, but it is better still to be a live lion. And usually easier.

saying Folk


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

saying Yiddish


Must I hold a candle to my shames?

sees it constantly





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