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

S. Paige


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."

Sabbath Black


Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

Sade Marquis


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Sagan Carl


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

Sagan Carl


I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


Let me take you a button-hole lower.

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


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.'

Saint-Exupery Antoine de


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Saki Tre


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Salinger J. D.


I hate quotations.

Salvor Hardin


The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

Samuel Beckett


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

Samuel Butler


AWAKE! FEAR! FIRE! FOES! AWAKE! FEAR! FIRE! FOES! AWAKE! AWAKE!

Samuel Johnson


We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

Samuels Jim


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Samuels Jim


When neither their poverty nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

Sandburg Carl


... A solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity.

Sandburg Carl


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Sandburg Carl


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Sandra Gotlieb


... 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

Santayana George


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

Santayana George


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Santayana George


Housework can kill you if done right.

Santayana George


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

Sartre Jean Paul


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

Sartre Jean-Paul


Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

Sartre Jean-Paul


Well begun is half done.

Satie Erik


Ten years of rejection slips is nature's way of telling you to stop writing.

Sayle Alexie


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

Sayre Wallace


Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Schaeberle R.


Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Schenk R.E.


There is an old time toast which is golden for its beauty. "When you ascend the hill of prosperity may you not meet a friend."

Schiller Friedrich


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Schlafly Phyllis


"Is it just me, or does anyone else read `bible humpers' every time someone writes `bible thumpers?'

Schmidt


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Schmidt Dr. Harrison H.


The Least Successful Collector Betsy Baker played a central role in the history of collecting. She was employed as a servant in the house of John Warburton (1682-1759) who had amassed a fine collection of 58 first edition plays, including most of t

Schopenhauer


It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Schopenhauer


"She said, `I know you ... you cannot sing'. I said, `That's nothing, you should hear me play piano.'"

Schrodinger Edwim


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

Schultz C.


It is better to live rich than to die rich.

Schulz


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Schulz


Thieves respect property; they merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

Schulz C.


There are people who find it odd to eat four or five Chinese meals in a row; in China, I often remind them, there are a billion or so people who find nothing odd about it.

Schulz Charles


English literature's performing flea.

Schwambach Stephen R.


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Schweitzer A.


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

Schweitzer Albert


The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.

Schweitzer Albert


When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.

Scott


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Scott Gene


Flame on!

Secundus Gaius Plinius


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

Seeger Pete


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Seldon Nick


"Life is too important to take seriously."

Sendak Maurice


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

Seneca


Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Seneca


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


No two persons ever read the same book.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


Two heads are better than one.

Seneca Lucius Annaeus


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Serling Rod


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

Sevareid Eric


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?

Sevig Mme De


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Shake William


Man is the measure of all things.

Shake William


The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Shake William


Faith is under the left nipple.

Shake William


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

Shake William


If atheism is to be used to express the state of mind in which God is identified with the unknowable, and theology is pronounced to be a collection of meaningless words about unintelligible chimeras, then I have no doubt, and I think few people doubt

Shake William


If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

Shake William


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Shake William


Veni, vidi, vici. [I came, I saw, I conquered].

Shake William


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Shake William


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

Shake William


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.

Shakes William


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

Shakes William


... difference of opinion is advantagious in religion. The several sects perform the office of a common censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity,

Shakesp William


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Shakesp William


No is no negative in a woman's mouth.

Shakesp William


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Shakespea Wm.


Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Shakespear


You mentioned your name as if I should recognize it, but beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a freemason, and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you.

Shakespear William


Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.

Shakespear William


There's no justice in this world.

Shakespear William


There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.

Shakespear William


Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped.

Shakespear William


I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.

Shakespeare


What an artist dies with me!

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Shakespeare


Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice. In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it "Christmas" and went to

Shakespeare William


Mum's the word.

Shakespeare Wm.


God helps them that help themselves.

Shakespeare Wm.


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.

Shakespeare


The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


"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

Shakespeare


Never buy from a rich salesman.

Shakespeare


The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.

Shakespeare


TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

Shakespeare


Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Shakespeare


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Shakespeare


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.

Shakespeare


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

Shakespeare


"You've got to have a gimmick if your band sucks."

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


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Shakespeare


Satire is tragedy plus time.

Shakespeare William


Politics makes strange bedfellows, and journalism makes strange politics.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


The only cultural advantage LA has over NY is that you can make a right turn on a red light.

Shakespeare William


Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Shakespeare William


Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

Shakespeare William


Love the sea? I dote upon it

Shakespeare William


Being a miner, as soon as you're too old and tired and sick and stupid to do your job properly, you have to go, where the very opposite applies with the judges.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.

Shakespeare William


The man who runs may fight again.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


Forgive and forget.

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare William


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

Shakespeare Wm.


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

Shan Wayne


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

Shannon Wayne


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

Shaw G. B.


Most general statements are false, including this one.

Shaw G. B.


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Shaw G.B.


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.

Shaw G.B.


Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


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

Shaw G.B.


The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it.

Shaw G.B.


A is for Apple.

Shaw G.B.


The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Shaw G.B.


Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Shaw George Bernard


If God is One, what is bad?

Shaw George Bernard


Hollywood is where if you don't have happiness you send out for it.

Shaw George Bernard


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Shaw George Bernard


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

Shaw George Bernard


We should have a Vollyballocracy. We elect a six-pack of presidents. Each one serves until they screw up, at which point they rotate.

Shaw George Bernard


All Gods were immortal.

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw G. B.


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

Shaw George Bernard


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.

Shaw Pygmali


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

Shawn Wally


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

Shay R.E.


Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

Shelton Richard


Go away, I'm all right.

Shepard Paul


Something's rotten in the state of Denmark.

Sheridan


If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Sherlock Holmes


The coast was clear.

Sherlock Holmes


They spell it "da Vinci" and pronounce it "da Vinchy". Foreigners always spell better than they pronounce.

Sherlock Holmes


If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to do something else.

Shields Brooke


If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Shirley


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

Shirley Hazzard


Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Shirley Jackson


In the plot, people came to the land; the land loved them; they worked and struggled and had lots of children. There was a Frenchman who talked funny and a greenhorn from England who was a fancy-pants but when it came to the crunch he was all courag

Shoaff Edgar A.


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

Shoales Ian


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Sidney


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Sidney Greenstreet


In every country and every age, the priest has been hostile to Liberty.

Sidney Paternoster


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

Sidney Smith


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.

Siegel Corky


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

Siegel


Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.

Silve James Cabell


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Simon Paul


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Simpson Bart


Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

Sinbad


The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

Sinbad


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Sinclair John


Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Stepanakert, capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous region, rioted over much needed spelling reform in the Soviet Union.

Sinclair Lewis


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.

Skinner B.F.


Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to fill the available briefcases.

Sky Patrick


God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Skywalker Luke


The more the merrier.

Skywalker Luke


To be or not to be.

Skywalker Luke


"The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them."

Skywalker Luke


It's not Camelot, but it's not Cleveland, either.

Sloan John


It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse-races.

Smith Alexander


Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Smith Alvy Ray


The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.

Smith Evelyn E.


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Smith H. Allen


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

Smith J. Winter


Try not to have a good time ... This is supposed to be educational.

Smith Jonathan Michael


You tread upon my patience.

Smith Malcolm


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

Smith Mike


Doctors and lawyers must go to school for years and years, often with little sleep and with great sacrifice to their first wives.

Smith Nancy Banks


No-one would remember the Good Samaritan if he had only had good intentions. He had money as well.

Smith Red


The only promotion rules I can think of are that a sense of shame is to be avoided at all costs and there is never any reason for a hustler to be less cunning than more virtuous men. Oh yes ... whenever you think you've got something really great, a

Smith Sydney


The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

Smith Allen


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

Smith Allen


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.

Smith v. Moran


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

Smith v. Moran


The introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state, for styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions. ... The new style, gradually gaining a lodgement, quitely ins

Smith v. Moran


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

Smithsonian Maga


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Smolla Rodney


"Rights" is a fictional abstraction. No one has "Rights", neither machines nor flesh-and-blood. Persons... have opportunities, not rights, which they use or do not use.

Smollet Tobias


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

Sneyd Doug


A game can by God repent or we'll punish it. That's how they did it in Salem in the seventeenth century, and that's how we'll do it now.

Snoopy


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Snoopy


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Snow C. P.


The Angels want to wear my red shoes.

Snow Carrie


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Soaper Senator


Alas, how love can trifle with itself!

Soc Michael Levin


"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."

Socrates


On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.

Socrates


America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.

Socrates


Save the Whales

Solo Han


If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when the're reading to themselves.

Solo Han


The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Solo Han


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.

Solo Han


In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore ... in the Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million three hundred thousand miles long ... se

Solo Han


You're all clear now, kid. Now blow this thing so we can all go home.

Solo Han


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Solo Han


The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobb

Solo Han


Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr I.


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.

Somoza Anastasio


"Nuclear war would really set back cable."

Sondheim Stephen


Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Sontag Susan


I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behin

Sontag Susan


The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

Sontag Susan


The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Sophocles


Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Sophocles


If Beethoven's Seventh Symphony is not by some means abridged, it will soon fall into disuse.

Soul Messiah


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Soul Messiah


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

Southern Terry


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Southern Terry


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

Southern Terry


It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Spartacus


At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Speer Albert


Not all who own a harp are harpers.

Spider Robinson


"What are you watching?" "I don't know." "Well, what's happening?" "I'm not sure... I think the guy in the hat did something terrible." "Why are you watching it?" "You're so analytical. Sometimes you just have to let art flow over you."

Spinoza


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

Spr Robert D.


Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Spurgeon Charles


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

Stalin Joseph


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Stalin Joseph


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Stalin Joseph


"MOKE DAT YIGARETTE"

Stalin Joseph


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

Stallman R.


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.

Stamp Sir Josiah


Art is a jealous mistress.

Stand


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Stanislaw J. Lem


Mandrell: "You know what I think?" Doctor: "Ah, ah that's a catch question. With a brain your size you don't think, right?"

Stanislaw J. Lem


The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.

Stanislaw Lem


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

Stanislaw Lem


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Stanley Kelley


You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

Starfighter The Last


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske

Stasheff Christopher


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

Steinbeck John


When I first arrived in this country I had only fifteen cents in my pocket and a willingness to compromise.

Steinem Gloria


My advice to you, my violent friend, is to seek out gold and sit on it.

Stekel Wilhelm


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

Stendhal


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

Stephen Leslie


In the olden days in England, you could be hung for stealing a sheep or a loaf of bread. However, if a sheep stole a loaf of bread and gave it to you, you would only be tried for receiving, a crime punishable by forty lashes with the cat or the dog,

Stephen Coonts


When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Stephen Pile


Confucius say too much.

Stephen Pile


What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?

Stern Jerome


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Stevenson Adlai


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Stevenson Adlai


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

Stevenson Adlai


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Stevenson Adlai


The best you get is an even break.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stevenson Robert Louis


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Stevenson Robert Louis


A man who cannot seduce men cannot save them either.

Stevenson Robert Louis


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

Stimson Henry


A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Stinnett Caskie


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

Stolberg Benjamin


But you shall not escape my iambics.

Stone I.F.


Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Stone Judge Harold T.


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

Stone Judge Harold T.


It is a wise father that knows his own child.

Stone Robert


Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Stone W. Clement


The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Stoppard Tom


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

Stoppard Tom


... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

Storm Johnny


Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

Strachey Lionel


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

Strange de Jim


You don't have to think too hard when you talk to teachers.

Strangers Lovers and Other


We ... make the modern error of dignifying the Individual. We do everything we can to butter him up. We give him a name, assure him that he has certain inalienable rights, educate him, let him pass on his name to his brats and when he dies we give

Stravinsky


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

Sturgeon Theodore


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

Summer Graham


Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

Sunday Billy


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

Superchicken


To know Edina is to reject it.

Surtees R.S.


I had another dream the other day about music critics. They were small and rodent-like with padlocked ears, as if they had stepped out of a painting by Goya.

Susan Brownmiller


Swan Paradi


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

Swayze John Cameron


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Swift Jonathan


Likewise, the national appetizer, brine-cured herring with raw onions, wins few friends, Germans excepted.

Swift Jonathan


If it doesn't smell yet, it's pretty fresh.

Swift Jonathan


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Sylvan Kayvan


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Rembrandt is not to be compared in the painting of character with our extraordinarily gifted English artist, Mr. Rippingille.

Syrus Publilius


Politics, like religion, hold up the torches of matrydom to the reformers of error.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


"Remember, if it's being done correctly, here or abroad, it's ___not the U.S. Army doing it!"

Syrus Publilius


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publilius


Under every stone lurks a politician.

Syrus Publilius


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

Syrus Publius


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Szasz Thomas


There is no act of treachery or mean-ness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.

Szasz Thomas


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

saying Folk


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

saying Yiddish


One big pile is better than two little piles.

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