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Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

S. Paige


You are a wish to be here wishing yourself.

Sabbath Black


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

Sade Marquis


A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Sagan Carl


"Somewhere", said Father Vittorini, "did Blake not speak of the Machineries of Joy? That is, did not God promote environments, then intimidate these Natures by provoking the existence of flesh, toy men and women, such as are we all? And thus happi

Sagan Carl


"If a camel flies, no one laughs if it doesn't get very far."

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


We are giving instruction to FBI agents in the various Chinese dialects ... to handle present and likely future contingencies.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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

Saki Tre


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Salinger J. D.


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

Salvor Hardin


You can't start worrying about what's going to happen. You get spastic enough worrying about what's happening now.

Samuel Beckett


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Samuel Butler


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

Samuel Johnson


It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are.

Samuels Jim


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

Samuels Jim


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

Sandburg Carl


You don't move to Edina, you achieve Edina.

Sandburg Carl


... 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

Sandburg Carl


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Sandra Gotlieb


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

Santayana George


A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


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

Sartre Jean Paul


I understand why you're confused. You're thinking too much.

Sartre Jean-Paul


The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

Sartre Jean-Paul


War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.

Satie Erik


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

Sayle Alexie


One good turn deserves another.

Sayre Wallace


If there really was a Jewish conspiracy to run the world, my rabbi would have let me in on it by now. I contribute enough to the shule.

Schaeberle R.


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Schenk R.E.


The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Schiller Friedrich


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

Schlafly Phyllis


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.

Schmidt


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

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Schopenhauer


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Schopenhauer


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

Schrodinger Edwim


You've always made the mistake of being yourself.

Schultz C.


A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Schulz


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Schulz


The best you get is an even break.

Schulz C.


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.

Schulz Charles


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets truth.

Schwambach Stephen R.


He hath eaten me out of house and home.

Schweitzer A.


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

Schweitzer Albert


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Schweitzer Albert


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Scott


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Scott Gene


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Secundus Gaius Plinius


"First World" nations are the ones where people drive Japanese cars; "Second World" nations are where First World residents go on vacation; and "Third World" nations are the ones where people still dive out of trees to prove their manhood.

Seeger Pete


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

Seldon Nick


Go away, I'm all right.

Sendak Maurice


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Seneca


You know very well that whether you are on page one or page thirty depends on whether [the press] fear you. It is just as simple as that.

Seneca


You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


You don't have to explain something you never said.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon. Which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.

Serling Rod


Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Sevareid Eric


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Sevig Mme De


That's no moon...

Shake William


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

Shake William


Watch your mouth, kid, or you'll find yourself floating home.

Shake William


The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Shake William


Dustin Farnum: Why, yesterday, I had the audience glued to their seats! Oliver Herford: Wonderful! Wonderful! Clever of you to think of it!

Shake William


There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all of his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his

Shake William


The ripest fruit falls first.

Shake William


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Shake 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.

Shake William


I'm going to raise an issue and stick it in your ear.

Shake William


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

Shake William


Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics.

Shakes William


Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations. He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an open market. If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarri

Shakes William


When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to

Shakesp William


Facts are the enemy of truth.

Shakesp William


A classic is something that everyone wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

Shakesp William


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

Shakespea Wm.


"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."

Shakespear


"Ubi non accusator, ibi non judex." (Where there is no police, there is no speed limit.)

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


I am a deeply superficial person.

Shakespear William


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Shakespear William


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

Shakespear William


"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."

Shakespeare


I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Shakespeare


For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.

Shakespeare


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Shakespeare


There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Shakespeare


Look ere ye leap.

Shakespeare


A is for Apple.

Shakespeare William


All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shakespeare Wm.


Darth Vader! Only you would be so bold!

Shakespeare


There appears to be irrefutable evidence that the mere fact of overcrowding induces violence.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


I'm never through with a girl until I've had her three ways.

Shakespeare


[Sir Stafford Cripps] has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.

Shakespeare


The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England, live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food. Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America, live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food. The wo

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers.

Shakespeare William


Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.

Shakespeare William


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Shakespeare William


When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.

Shakespeare William


When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Shakespeare William


Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax.

Shakespeare William


If the Nazis had television with satellite technology, we'd all be goose-stepping. Americans are just as suggestible.

Shakespeare William


America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Shakespeare William


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 William


There's small choice in rotten apples.

Shakespeare William


Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. By Order of the Author

Shakespeare William


You got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.

Shakespeare William


Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Shakespeare William


It's not a sin not to be Irish, but it is a great shame.

Shakespeare William


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Shakespeare William


"Avoid revolution or expect to get shot. Mother and I will grieve, but we will gladly buy a dinner for the National Guardsman who shot you."

Shakespeare William


The Least Successful Police Dogs America has a very strong candidate in "La Dur", a fearsome looking schnauzer hound, who was retired from the Orlando police force in Florida in 1978. He consistently refused to do anything which might ruffle or of

Shakespeare William


When you are in the middle of a story it isn't a story at all, but only a confusion; a dark roaring, a blindness, a wreckage of shattered glass and splintered wood, like a house in a whirlwind, or else a boat crushed by the icebergs or swept over the

Shakespeare Wm.


To add insult to injury.

Shan Wayne


Small is beautiful.

Shannon Wayne


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Shaw G. B.


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Shaw G.B.


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Shaw G.B.


In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


Art is anything you can get away with.

Shaw George Bernard


If you give Congress a chance to vote on both sides of an issue, it will always do it.

Shaw George Bernard


... so long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrranize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sl

Shaw George Bernard


There is no proverb that is not true.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Shaw George Bernard


Business will be either better or worse.

Shaw George Bernard


What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.

Shaw George Bernard


By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw G. B.


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw Pygmali


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Shawn Wally


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

Shay R.E.


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Shelton Richard


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Shepard Paul


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Sheridan


The bay-trees in our country are all wither'd And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven; The pale-faced moon looks bloody on the earth And lean-look'd prophets whisper fearful change. These signs forerun the death or fall of kings.

Sherlock Holmes


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.

Sherlock Holmes


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Sherlock Holmes


The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense

Shields Brooke


I regret to say that we of the F.B.I. are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.

Shirley


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

Shirley Hazzard


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Shirley Jackson


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

Shoaff Edgar A.


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

Shoales Ian


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

Sidney


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

Sidney Greenstreet


It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons, insist of the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather than be the instrument of h

Sidney Paternoster


"Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence"

Sidney Smith


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

Siegel Corky


The two party system ... is a triumph of the dialectic. It showed that two could be one and one could be two and had probably been fabricated by Hegel for the American market on a subcontract from General Dynamics.

Siegel


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Silve James Cabell


My father was a saint, I'm not.

Simon Paul


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.

Simpson Bart


"We maintain that the very foundation of our way of life is what we call free enterprise," said Cash McCall, "but when one of our citizens show enough free enterprise to pile up a little of that profit, we do our best to make him feel that he ought t

Sinbad


If I had a plantation in Georgia and a home in Hell, I'd sell the plantation and go home.

Sinbad


XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

Sinclair John


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

Sinclair Lewis


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

Skinner B.F.


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

Sky Patrick


Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Skywalker Luke


Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business. For the experience of age, in things that fall within the compass of it, directeth them; but in new things, a

Skywalker Luke


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

Skywalker Luke


Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

Skywalker Luke


For the first time we have a weapon that nobody has used for thirty years. This gives me great hope for the human race.

Sloan John


Americans' greatest fear is that America will turn out to have been a phenomenon, not a civilization.

Smith Alexander


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 Alvy Ray


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.

Smith Evelyn E.


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

Smith H. Allen


The Priest's grey nimbus in a niche where he dressed discreetly. I will not sleep here tonight. Home also I cannot go. A voice, sweetened and sustained, called to him from the sea. Turning the curve he waved his hand. A sleek brown head, a seal's,

Smith J. Winter


If the ends don't justify the means, then what does?

Smith Jonathan Michael


I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.

Smith Malcolm


Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.

Smith Mike


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

Smith Nancy Banks


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

Smith Red


"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Smith Sydney


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

Smith Allen


A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.

Smith Allen


Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Smith v. Moran


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Smith v. Moran


Theology is an attempt to explain a subject by men who do not understand it. The intent is not to tell the truth but to satisfy the questioner.

Smith v. Moran


A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Smithsonian Maga


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?

Smolla Rodney


The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Smollet Tobias


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

Sneyd Doug


I do not patronize poor, ill educated, or disenfranchised people by exempting them from the same critical examination I feel free to direct toward the rest of society, however much I might champion the same minority or disadvantaged group in the foru

Snoopy


Heaven and earth were created all together in the same instant, on October 23rd, 4004 B.C. at nine o'clock in the morning.

Snoopy


I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach. Oh, tell me that I may s

Snow C. P.


Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

Snow Carrie


As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalize and legitimize these distinctions.

Soaper Senator


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

Soc Michael Levin


He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Socrates


Ninety percent of everything is crap.

Socrates


Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Socrates


"A Mormon is a man that has the bad taste and the religion to do what a good many other people are restrained from doing by conscientious scruples and the police."

Solo Han


They use different words for things in America. For instance they say elevator and we say lift. They say drapes and we say curtains. They say president and we say brain damaged git.

Solo Han


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

Solo Han


If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

Solo Han


Thank God I've always avoided persecuting my enemies.

Solo Han


Well, don't worry about it... It's nothing.

Solo Han


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?

Solo Han


Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is what you get when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Solo Han


Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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,

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Somoza Anastasio


The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me.

Sondheim Stephen


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Sontag Susan


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Sontag Susan


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

Sontag Susan


Some performers on television appear to be horrible people, but when you finally get to know them in person, they turn out to be even worse.

Sophocles


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.

Sophocles


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

Soul Messiah


A statesman is a politician who's been dead 10 or 15 years.

Soul Messiah


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

Southern Terry


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Southern Terry


God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.

Southern Terry


When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Spartacus


I'll burn my books.

Speer Albert


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

Spider Robinson


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

Spinoza


If you are shooting under 80 you are neglecting your business; over 80 you are neglecting your golf.

Spr Robert D.


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

Spurgeon Charles


Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Stalin Joseph


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Stalin Joseph


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

Stalin Joseph


Set the cart before the horse.

Stalin Joseph


What!? Me worry?

Stallman R.


Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Stamp Sir Josiah


Political speeches are like steer horns. A point here, a point there, and a lot of bull inbetween.

Stand


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Stanislaw J. Lem


I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Congs.

Stanislaw J. Lem


The big cities of America are becoming Third World countries.

Stanislaw Lem


Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanley Kelley


Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

Starfighter The Last


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Stasheff Christopher


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

Steinbeck John


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

Steinem Gloria


All other things being equal, a bald man cannot be elected President of the United States.

Stekel Wilhelm


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

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


Crucifixes are sexy because there's a naked man on them.

Stephen Coonts


The horizon of many people is a circle with a radius of zero. They call this their point of view.

Stephen Pile


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

Stephen Pile


Those who have had no share in the good fortunes of the mighty Often have a share in their misfortunes.

Stern Jerome


Under every stone lurks a politician.

Stevenson Adlai


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Stevenson Adlai


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.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


Out of sight is out of mind.

Stevenson Adlai


A myth is a religion in which no-one any longer believes.

Stevenson Adlai


Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.

Stevenson Robert Louis


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Stevenson Robert Louis


Another day, another dollar.

Stevenson Robert Louis


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Stevenson Robert Louis


British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

Stimson Henry


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

Stinnett Caskie


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

Stolberg Benjamin


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

Stone I.F.


So many men, so many opinions; every one his own way.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


A place for everything and everything in its place.

Stone Robert


When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.

Stone W. Clement


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Stoppard Tom


The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.

Stoppard Tom


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Storm Johnny


The law will never make men free; it is men who have got to make the law free.

Strachey Lionel


God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

Strange de Jim


He jests at scars who never felt a wound.

Strangers Lovers and Other


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

Stravinsky


You never gain something but that you lose something.

Sturgeon Theodore


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

Summer Graham


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Sunday Billy


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

Superchicken


Delores breezed along the surface of her life like a flat stone forever skipping along smooth water, rippling reality sporadically but oblivious to it consistently, until she finally lost momentum, sank, and due to an overdose of flouride as a child

Surtees R.S.


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

Susan Brownmiller


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Swan Paradi


It's not easy, being green.

Swayze John Cameron


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

Swift Jonathan


Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work ... I did not, when a slave, understand the deep meanings of those rude, and apparently incoherent songs. I was myself within the circle, so that I neither saw nor heard as those without might

Swift Jonathan


Yevtushenko has... an ego that can crack crystal at a distance of twenty feet.

Swift Jonathan


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

Sylvan Kayvan


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.

Syrus Publilius


Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Men are superior to women.

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


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Syrus Publilius


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.

Syrus Publilius


As well look for a needle in a bottle of hay.

Syrus Publilius


Where you stand depends on where you sit.

Syrus Publilius


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Syrus Publius


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

Szasz Thomas


It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.

Szasz Thomas


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

saying Folk


Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

saying Yiddish


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.

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