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

T.S. Eliot


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Tacitus


It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

Tacitus


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

Talleyrand Charles-Maurice De


I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Tao Te Ching


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Tarkin Governor


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?

Tarkington Booth


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Tarsus Paul of


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?

Taylor Elizabeth


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

Technology Aviation Week and Space


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Temple Shirley


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

Tennant Harry


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

Terry Pratchett


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

Terry Pratchett


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

Texa J. Frank Dobie


For certain people, after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

Thatcher Margaret


The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The employee is simply there o

The Outer Limits


It is the business of the future to be dangerous.

The Squirrels


Turn the other cheek.

Theophrastus


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Thomas Dylan


Knowledge is power.

Thomas Dylan


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Thomas J. Parnell


The state of innocence contains the germs of all future sin.

Thomas Marlo


Another day, another dollar.

Thomas Marlo


Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Thomas Norman


If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Thomas Carlyle


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Thomas Dave


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.

Thomas De Quincey


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Thomas De Quincey


The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Thomas De Quincey


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

Thomas Jefferson


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.

Thomas King


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

Thomas Macaulay


Events are not affected, they develop.

Thomas W. Lamont


Go away, I'm all right.

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


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

Thompson Dr. Hunter S.


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Thompson H.S.


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.

Thompson Hunter S.


If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Thompson Hunter S.


Don't guess

Thompson Ken


Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

Thore Henry David


A woman's a woman until the day she dies, but a man's only a man as long as he can.

Thoreau


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

Thoreau H.D.


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

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau Henry David


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Thoreau Henry David


The first requisite for immortality is death.

Thoreau Henry David


Odets, where is thy sting?

Thoreau Henry David


Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.

Thoreau Henry David


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau Henry David


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

Thoreau David Henry


If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Thurber James


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Thurber James


If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

Thurber James


Faith is under the left nipple.

Thurber James


For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Ti Chuck Shepherd


We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

Tikkanen Henrik


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.

Tiselius Arne


"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."

Titus Livius


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Tobaben


With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Tocqueville Alexis de


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

Todd Ruthven Campbell


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

Tokugawa Shogun


The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for not by our labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in his infinite wisdom has given control of property interests of the country, and upon the successful manag

Tolkien J. R. R.


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Tolkien J. R. R.


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Tolkien J. R. R.


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Tolkien J. R. R.


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.

Tolkien J.R.R.


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

Tolkien J.R.R.


We all live in a state of ambitious poverty.

Tolkien J.R.R.


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

Tolkien J.R.R.


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,

Tolstoy


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Tolstoy


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

Tolstoy


Tolstoy


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

Tolstoy Leo


I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Tomash Erwin


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

Tomlin Lily


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Tomlin Lily


Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Tomlin Lily


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

Tomlin Lily


Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.

Tomlin Lily


"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

Tomlin Lily


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Tomlin Lily


Plus ,ca change, plus c'est la m^eme chose. [The more things change, the more they remain the same.]

Tourbillon


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

Toynbee Arnold Joseph


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Tr Leon


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

Trend Motor


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

Trend Motor


The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Trend Motor


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

Trillin Calvin


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

Trilling Lionel


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Trotsky


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

Trudeau P.E.


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Truman Harry


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

Truman Harry


May you live in uninteresting times.

Truman Harry S.


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Truman Harry S.


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

Truman Harry S.


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

Truman Harry S.


All phone calls are obscene.

Truman President Harry S.


The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Tsu Lao


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Tsu Lao


Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Tsu Lao


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

Tsu Lao


God is Dead.

Tsu Lao


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Tsu Lao


It is better to have loved and lost

Tsu Lao


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

Tsu Lao


He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.

Tsu Lao


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Tsu Lao


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.

Tsu Lao


A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Tsu Lao


What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.

Tsu Lao


A wise person makes his own decisions, a weak one obeys public opinion.

Tsu Lao


Save the Whales

Tuc The mayor of


The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Turgenev


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Turner Ted


We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

Turner Ted


A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Tusser Thomas


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Tusser Thomas


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.

Twain Mark


"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."

Twain Mark


There are no answers, only cross-references.

Twain Mark


Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Twain Mark


Haste makes waste.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Twain Mark


The more the merrier.

Twain Mark


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Twain Mark


Man is the measure of all things.

Twain Mark


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Twain Mark


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Twain Mark


Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Twain Mark


When alerted to an intrusion by tinkling glass or otherwise, 1) Calm yourself 2) Identify the intruder 3) If hostile, kill him. Step number 3 is of particular importance. If you leave the guy alive out of misguided softheartedness, he will repay y

Twain Mark


If there is no wind, row.

Twain Mark


Confucius say too much.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

Twain Mark


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Twain Mark


Nothing succeeds like excess.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Let your conscience be your guide.

Twain Mark


What you don't know won't help you much either.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Twain Mark


We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.

Twain Mark


You get what you pay for.

Twain Mark


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Twain Mark


He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Twain Mark


You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

Twain Mark


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Twain Mark


To add insult to injury.

Twain Mark


Men will fuck mud.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Words have a longer life than deeds.

Twain Mark


Forgive and forget.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Lookie, lookie, here comes cookie...

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

Twain Mark


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


Piece of cake!

Twain Mark


Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


What we do not understand we do not possess.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together.

Twain Mark


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Twain Mark


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.

Twain Mark


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Twain Mark


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Nice guys finish last.

Twain Mark


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Twain Mark


Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


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

Twain Mark


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Twain Mark


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Twain Mark


Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Twain Mark


Small is beautiful.

Tweed Boss


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

Tyger Frank


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.

Tyroon Henry


The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Tzu Chuang


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Tzu Chuang


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.

them! it only encourages


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

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