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Life is the childhood of our immortality.

W Smile


There must be more to life than having everything.

W. Leo Rosten on


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

Wa Cleon Thucydides


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

Wa Wanda


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

Wade Harry V.


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

Wagner Jane


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.

Wagner Lichty &


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

Wagner Michael J.


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Walinsky Adam


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Walker Stanley


You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Wallace George


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

Wallace George


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Wallach. Carole


Practice yourself what you preach.

Wanda


Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

War Oliver


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

Ward A.


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

Ward Artemus


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

Ward Jay


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

Warhol Andy


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Warhol Andy


My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Warhol Andy


Look ere ye leap.

Warner Jack


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

Washington Booker T.


The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Washington George


It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.

Washlesky


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

Watts Alan


There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Wau Evelyn


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

Way Glaser and


Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Wayfarer


The ideal voice for radio may be defined as showing no substance, no sex, no owner, and a message of importance for every housewife.

Weaver Ken


The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

Webber Dean


A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Webster Daniel


Two heads are better than one.

Weil Joseph


You can observe a lot just by watching.

Weiler A.H.


He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Weinberg Darrin


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

Weiner


"You would do well not to imagine profundity," he said. "Anything that seems of momentous occasion should be dwelt upon as though it were of slight note. Conversely, trivialities must be attended to with the greatest of care. Because death is moment

Wellington The Duke of


Too much of everything is just enough.

Wellington Duke


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Wells Carolyn


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

Wells H.G.


The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

Wells H.G.


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.

Wells H.G.


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

Wells H.G.


A sinking ship gathers no moss.

Wells H.G.


Look, we trade every day out there with hustlers, deal-makers, shysters, con-men. That's the way businesses get started. That's the way this country was built.

Wells J. Wellington


Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long.

Wells J. Wellington


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.

Wells H.G.


Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

West Mae


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

West Mae


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

West Rebecca


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.

Whalen Philip


The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Wheeler Harvey


The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

White E. B.


Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

White E.B.


Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

White E.B.


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.

White Paul


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

White T.H.


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

White T.H.


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

White William Allen


Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.

White William Allen


Better late than never.

White Katherine


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Whitehead A.N.


What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Whitehead Alfred North


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

Whitehead Alfred North


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

Whitehorn Katharine


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Who Dr.


What fools these mortals be.

Whorfin Lord John


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Wicker Tom


Business will be either better or worse.

Wicker Tom


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Wicker Tom


There is no sin but ignorance.

Wier Bob


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Wiggam Alfred E.


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Wilde Oscar


The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Wilde Oscar


The best you get is an even break.

Wilde Oscar


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Wilde Oscar


Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Wilde Oscar


A good scapegoat is hard to find. A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

Wilde Oscar


What one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

Wilde Oscar


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Wilde Oscar


The tree in which the sap is stagnant remains fruitless.

Wilde Oscar


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Wilde Oscar


I know on which side my bread is buttered.

Wilde Oscar


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Wilde Oscar


Life is like a 10 speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Wilde Oscar


The optimum committee has no members.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


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.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


We're all in this alone.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Wilde Oscar


Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Wilde Oscar


Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Wilde Oscar


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Wilde Oscar


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


A man is known by the company he organizes.

Wilde Oscar


Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

Wilder Billy


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

Wilder Billy


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

Will George


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

Will George


None love the bearer of bad news.

Willard F. Libby


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

William


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

William Gibson


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

William S. Paley


The eye is a menace to clear sight, the ear is a menace to subtle hearing, the mind is a menace to wisdom, every organ of the senses is a menace to its own capacity. ... Fuss, the god of the Southern Ocean, and Fret, the god of the Northern Ocean, h

William Shakespeare


Everything is possible. Pass the word.

William Shakespeare


I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

William Shakespeare


Why be a man when you can be a success?

William Shakespeare


Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

William Shakespeare


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Williams H.H.


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

Williams Robin


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Williams Tennessee


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

Williams Robin


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Williamson Ren'e de Visme


To do two things at once is to do neither.

Williamson Nicol


It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Williamson Dr. Paul


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

Willie Sutton


Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Wills Derek


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

Wilson Earl


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.

Wilson Earl


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

Wilson Edmund


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

Wilson Woodrow


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.

Wilson Robert


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

Win Sir


Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

Winch Marty


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Winchell Walter


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Windsor-Heights


Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Winkle R.V.


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

Winston


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

Winston


Standards are different for all things, so the standard set by man is by no means the only 'certain' standard. If you mistake what is relative for something certain, you have strayed far from the ultimate truth.

Winters George


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Winters Shelley


The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Wittgenstein


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Wittgenstein


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Wittgenstein.


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

Wo Sir Henry


Out of sight is out of mind.

Wodehouse Sean O'Casey on P.G.


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

Wolfe Nero


A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Wolfe Nero


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

Wolfe Thomas


Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Wolfe Gene


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

Wolfe Nero


Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Wood Grant


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

Woody Allen


May you live in uninteresting times.

Woody Allen


Men are superior to women.

Woody Allen


We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

Wordsworth


If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Wright Frank Lloyd


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

Wright Frank Lloyd


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Wright Frank Lloyd


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Wurster Hall





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