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    As busy as a beaver

    Busy, working hard

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    Horse trade

    To bargain in a hard and skillful way

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    Rain cats and dogs

    To rain very hard; too wet to go outside

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    See a man about a dog

    To leave for some unmentioned purpose (often to go to the washroom)

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    A wolf in sheep's clothing

    Being double-faced; a person who pretends to be good but really is bad

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    Work like a dog

    To work very hard

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    Work like a horse

    To work very hard

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    Cut a fine figure

    To look good, to dress well

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    Emperor's new clothes

    Used when many people believe something that is not true, a situation in which people are afraid to criticize something because everyone else seems to think that it is good or important

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    Put on one`s thinking cap

    To think hard and long about something

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    Roll up one`s sleeves

    To get ready for a hard job, to prepare to work hard or seriously

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    Black and white

    Either good or bad, either one way or the other way, oversimplified

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    In the pink (of condition)

    In very good health

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    Look at the world through rose-colored glasses

    To see only the good things about something, to be too optimistic

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    Paint the town red

    To go out and party and have a good time

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    See the world through rose-colored glasses

    To see only the good things about something, to be too optimistic

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    Bite the hand that feeds one

    To harm someone who does good things for you

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    Not (my/her/our etc) cup of tea

    Someone is not good (does not enjoy or do well) at performing a specific task

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    Good egg

    A good person

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    Hard nut to crack

    A difficult person or thing or situation to deal with or get it working the way it should

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    Icing on the cake

    Something that makes a good situation or activity even better

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    Know which side one's bread is buttered

    To know what is good or advantageous for you

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    Life is a bowl of cherries

    Only good things happen in life

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    Live high off/on the hog

    To live well and eat good food

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    Meat and potatoes

    Basic simple and good food, simple tastes

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    Melt in one's mouth

    To taste very good

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    One man's meat is another man's poison

    Something that one person likes may be disliked by someone else

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    Salt of the earth

    Good/basic/honest/ordinary people

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    Square meal

    Solid meal; a good filling meal

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    What's good/sauce for the goose is good/sauce for the gander

    What is good for one person should be good for another person as well

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    Worth one's salt

    To be good at one's job, to be a good worker, to be worth one's wages

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    Poker face

    A face with no expression (this is done in the game of poker so that nobody knows if you have good cards or not)

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    To be cricket

    Playing fair with the rules of good conduct

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    Fighting chance

    A good possibility of success if you try hard

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    Hard to call

    Hard to decide or determine something (referees in sports sometimes have to make difficult decisions)

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    Have a good innings

    To enjoy a long period of positive action or opportunity

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    Off and running

    Making a good start, progressing well (horses are off and running when they start a race)

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    Off to a running start

    Starting something with a good fast beginning

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    In fine feather

    In good humor

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    A whale of (something)

    An exceptionally good or large something

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    Am I my brother's keeper?

    "am I responsible for how I treat my fellow man? this expression symbolizes the unwillingness of people to accept responsibility for the welfare of others or for their behavior (in this case brother means everyone) in the Bible when Cain murdered Abel, God asked Cain where his brother was and he answered, "Am I my brother's keeper?"

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    A blessing in disguise

    A blessing which is not obvious from the first impression; something that seems terrible but actually produces good results

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    One's brother's keeper

    "the responsiblity for how you treat your fellow man this symbolizes the unwillingness of people to accept responsibility for the welfare of others (in this case brother means everyone) in the Bible when Cain murdered Abel, God asked Cain where his brother was and he answered, "Am I my brother's keeper?"

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    Cast your bread upon the waters

    To do good without expecting that you will get something back in the immediate future

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    For the devil of it

    Just for fun, because it is a little bit evil but why not do it anyway, for no good reason

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    For the heck of it

    Just for fun, because it is a little bit evil but why not do it anyway, for no good reason

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    For the hell of it

    Just for fun, because it is a little bit evil but why not do it anyway, for no good reason

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    A calculated risk

    Said when one is aware of taken risk but probability of success is higher than failure; an action that may fail but has a good chance to succeed

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    Company man

    A person who always works hard for his company and supports the company policies

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    Deliver the goods

    To succeed in doing a good job of something

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    Get a break

    To get an opportunity or good deal

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    A hard sell

    A way of selling something that is very aggressive and uses much pressure

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    Have good contacts

    To know people who can help you get a job or do some kind of business

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    Make a go of (something)

    To produce good results, to succeed at something

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    Pay off

    To succeed, to yield good results

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    Put one's nose to the grindstone

    To work diligently or hard

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    Drive a hard bargain

    To bargain hard and try to make an agreement to one's advantage

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    Get to first base

    To make a good start, to succeed

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    Go for broke

    To risk everything on one big effort, to try as hard as possible

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    Hard-nosed

    To be very strict, to be stubborn, to be uncompromising

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    Reach first base

    To make a good start, to succeed

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    Bona fide

    In good faith, without any element of dishonesty or fraud (bona fide is from Latin)

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    In good faith

    With good and honest intentions

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    Show good faith

    To demonstrate good intentions or good will

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    Bite the hand that feeds (someone)

    To harm someone who does good things for you

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    Cross one`s fingers

    To cross two fingers of one hand to hope or wish for good luck

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    Hard on (someone's) heels

    To be following someone very closely

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    In good hands

    In the safe and able care of someone

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    Keep one's finger's crossed

    To wish for good luck

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    Old hand at (doing something)

    Someone who is experienced and very good at doing something

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    The right hand does not know what the left hand is doing

    There is not good communication in an organization so one part of the organization does not know what the other part is doing

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    Work one`s fingers to the bone

    To work very hard

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    Wring (someone's) hand

    To hold someone's hand tightly when you greet or say good-bye to him or her

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    Break one`s back (to do something)

    To do all one possibly can, to work very hard to do something

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    Break one`s neck (to do something)

    To do all one possibly can, to work very hard to do something

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    Bust a gut (to do something)

    To work very hard to do something, to strain oneself to do something

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    By the sweat of one's brow

    By one's hard work or effort

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    Catch one's breath

    To return to normal breathing after breathing very hard

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    Fall into one's lap

    To come to you by chance and good luck and without any effort on your part (used for an opportunity or chance)

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    Hard to stomach (someone or something)

    To be unable to accept something, to be unable to do something that you think is unpleasant or wrong

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    Have broad shoulders

    To have the ability to work hard and take on responsibilities and accept criticism (because you are strong with broad shoulders)

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    Huff and puff

    To breathe very hard

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    Out of breath

    Breathing fast and hard

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    Split one's sides (with laughter)

    To laugh so hard that one's sides almost split

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    Cry one's eyes out

    -to cry very hard

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    Hard of hearing

    Unable to hear well, partially deaf

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    Have a good eye for (something)

    To be able to judge something correctly, to have good taste in something

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    Have an eye for (something)

    To be able to judge something correctly, to have good taste in something

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    Have one`s nose to the grindstone

    To work hard or keep busy at something

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    Keep one`s nose to the grindstone

    To continue to work hard at something, to continue to keep busy at something

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    Bang one`s head against a wall

    To not succeed at something after trying very hard, to waste one's time trying to do something that is hopeless

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    Beat one`s head against a wall

    To not succeed at something after trying very hard, to waste one's time trying to do something that is hopeless

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    Boggle one's mind

    To confuse someone, to overwhelm someone, to be hard to imagine

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    Brain teaser

    A problem for which it is hard to find the answer

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    By the sweat of one`s brow

    By hard work

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    Get it into one's head to (do something)

    To decide to do something even though there may not be a good reason to do it

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    Have a brainstorm

    To suddenly have a very good idea

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    Have a good head for (something)

    To have the mental ability for something, to find it easy to learn something

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    Have a good head on one's shoulders

    To be sensible and intelligent

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    Have a good mind to (do something)

    To be tempted to do something, to be almost ready to do something

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    Have one's head screwed on right/straight

    To be sensible and make good decisions

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    Have rocks in one`s head

    To be stupid or silly or crazy, to not have good judgement

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    To be in a positive frame of mind

    To be in a good mood; feel joy

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    Knock (someone's) block off

    To strike someone hard in the head

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    Not just a pretty face

    To be intelligent and capable and not just good-looking or pretty

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    Put hair on one's chest

    To be good for someone (something that you eat or drink)

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    Rack one`s brain

    To try hard to think of something or remember something

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    Save face

    To save one's good reputation or dignity when something has happened to hurt him or her

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    Up to one's chin in (something)

    To be very busy with something, to be working hard at something, to have much or many of something

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    Do (someone's) heart good

    To make someone feel good, to make someone healthy

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    Heart is in the right place

    To be kindhearted or sympathetic, to have good intentions (even if the results may be bad)

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    Break a leg!

    Good luck! (an expression that is used in theater performances)

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    Go toe-to-toe with (someone)

    To try hard to beat someone in a fight/competition/argument

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    Kick up one's heels

    To have a good time, to celebrate

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    Put one's best foot forward

    To try and make a good impression, to act one's best

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    Bite one's tongue

    To try hard not to say something that you want to say

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    Melt in one`s mouth

    To taste very good, to be very tender (for meat)

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    Tooth and nail

    Fiercely, as hard as possible (when fighting)

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    Get along with (someone)

    To like each other; to have a good relationship with someone; to understand each other

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    Good together

    To be able to get along well with each other

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    A for effort

    The recognition that someone has tried hard to do something even though he or she may not be successful

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    Catch up to (someone or something)

    To move fast or work hard to reach someone or something that is ahead of you

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    Hit the books

    To begin to study hard

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    Old boy network

    The situation where people (usually men) who went to the same school help each other get good jobs

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    School of hard knocks

    The ordinary experience of learning from work and daily life

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    Look like a million dollars

    Look very good

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    One good turn deserves another

    If someone helps you then you should help them in return

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    One heck/hell of a (someone or something)

    The emphasis that someone or something is very good or very bad at something

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    One's lucky number comes up

    Someone is lucky or has good fortune

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    Come down hard on (someone)

    To scold or punish someone severely, to attack someone vigorously

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    Burn (oneself) out

    To become very tired and almost sick from doing something for a long time or from working too hard

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    In good shape/condition

    In good physical condition, functioning or working well

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    In the pink

    In very good health

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    Look the picture of health

    To be in good health, to look very healthy

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    Nurse (someone) back to health

    To give someone care to restore him or her to good health

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    Out of condition

    Not in good physical condition

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    Out of shape

    Not in good physical condition

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    Clarence Darrow

    I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

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    Henry Miller

    I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

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    Orson Scott Card

    I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.

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    Miguel Indurain

    I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.

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    Steven Wright

    I intend to live forever. So far, so good.

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    R. Buckminster Fuller

    I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.

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    Gerald R. Ford

    I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes

    I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions - adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.

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    Andre Breton

    I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.

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    Janet Reno

    I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.

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    Oscar Wilde

    I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

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    Tom Brady

    I could talk food all day. I love good food.

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    Candice Bergen

    I didn't have a financial need, and I wasn't very gifted at relationships. I probably was more like what we think of boys as being: hard to pin down and wary of commitment.

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    Ruth Warrick

    I do like to shock and surprise people. When it's all in good fun, of course.

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt

    I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It's so good.

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    Zhuangzi

    I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.

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    George S. Patton

    I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

    I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good.

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    Christine Lahti

    I don't want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I'm not interested.

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    Spalding Gray

    I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now. I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.

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    Mike Piazza

    I feel pretty good. My body actually looks like an old banana, but it's fine.

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    Frank Sinatra

    I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.

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    Jules Renard

    I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

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    William Ernest Hocking

    I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work.

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    Hedy Lamarr

    I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much.

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    Michael Fish

    I am sure that if you plant the trees back again, it will do nothing but good.

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    E. B. White

    I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.

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    Edie Brickell

    I can make dressing - or stuffing. Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It's really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.

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    Victor Borge

    Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.

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    Robert Mondavi

    I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.

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    Earl Warren

    I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.

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    Lord Byron

    I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.

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    Dwight L. Moody

    God never made a promise that was too good to be true.

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    Arthur Young

    God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.

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    Ayn Rand

    God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

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    Dan Gable

    Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

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    Mark Twain

    Golf is a good walk spoiled.

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    Stephen Gardiner

    Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.

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    Harry Seidler

    Good design doesn't date.

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    Thomas J. Watson

    Good design is good business.

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    Debbi Fields

    Good enough never is.

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    Mark Twain

    Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

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    Fred Brooks

    Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.

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    Rita Mae Brown

    Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.

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    John D. Rockefeller

    Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

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    Paul Hawken

    Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.

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    Gail Godwin

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

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    Martha Beck

    Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury.

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    Tim Duncan

    Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.

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    Claire Danes

    Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.

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    Frank McCourt

    Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow.

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    Albert Schweitzer

    Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

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    Robert Green Ingersoll

    Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

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    Franz Schubert

    Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.

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    Sam Ewing

    Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.

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    Thomas Fuller

    He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

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    Jonathan Swift

    He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.

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    Mary Wilson Little

    He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.

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    Mae West

    He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.

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    Robert Redford

    Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.

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    William E. Gladstone

    Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.

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    Percy Bysshe Shelley

    History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.

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    Ryan Phillippe

    Home life's great, man. The kids are great, happy and healthy. I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice.

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    Oscar Wilde

    How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

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    Frank Herbert

    How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.

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    Voltaire

    How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.

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    Earl Warren

    Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.

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    Dave Barry

    Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.

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    Dan Quayle

    Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.

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    Jesse James Garrett

    Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.

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    George Cadbury

    But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings - then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.

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    Albert Camus

    But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

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    Aeschylus

    By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.

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    Mark Twain

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

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    Dennis Hastert

    Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty good likelihood their case - no matter what its merit - will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.

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    Aeschylus

    Call no man happy till he is dead.

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    Blaise Pascal

    Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?

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    Joseph Wood Krutch

    Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.

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    Graham Greene

    Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.

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    Billy Crystal

    Change is such hard work.

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    John Muir

    Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.

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    Howard Thurman

    Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.

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    Abu Bakr

    Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.

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    Anne Sexton

    Death's in the good-bye.

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    Evan Esar

    Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.

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    James Russell Lowell

    Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.

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    Grantland Rice

    Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.

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    Thomas J. Watson

    Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.

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    Bruce Froemming

    Dieting is murder on the road. Show me a man who travels and I'll show you one who eats.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.

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    Dionne Warwick

    Do you know that other than my father, I've never had a man take care of me?

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    John D. Rockefeller

    Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

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    John Osborne

    Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.

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    Joan Rivers

    Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.

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    Will Rogers

    Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.

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    Howard Aiken

    Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.

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    Euripides

    Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.

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    Salvador Dali

    Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.

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    William Gibson

    Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort.

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    Baltasar Gracian

    Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.

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    Joseph Conrad

    Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

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    Victor Hugo

    Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.

  •  
    Robert Collier

    Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.

  •  
    Jackson Pollock

    Every good painter paints what he is.

  •  
    Ayn Rand

    Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.

  •  
    William Wallace

    Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

  •  
    Josh Billings

    Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.

  •  
    Elbert Hubbard

    Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

  •  
    Camille Paglia

    Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

  •  
    Jean Paul

    Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.

  •  
    B. R. Ambedkar

    Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.

  •  
    Jerry Lewis

    Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.

  •  
    Thomas Merton

    Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

  •  
    Richard Cecil

    Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.

  •  
    Henry Ward Beecher

    Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

  •  
    Faith Hill

    Everybody wants you to do good things, but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married. Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.

  •  
    Heinrich Heine

    Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.

  •  
    Roseanne Barr

    Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?

  •  
    Mahalia Jackson

    Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.

  •  
    Theodore Roosevelt

    Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

  •  
    P. J. O'Rourke

    Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.

  •  
    Adam Sandler

    Feels good to try, but playing a father, I'm getting a little older. I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.

  •  
    John Ruskin

    Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.

  •  
    Sasha Cohen

    Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  •  
    Miguel de Cervantes

    For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.

  •  
    Doug Larson

    For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.

  •  
    Bo Bennett

    For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.

  •  
    Orison Swett Marden

    Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.

  •  
    J. Paul Getty

    Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.

  •  
    Margaret Walker

    Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

  •  
    Baltasar Gracian

    Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

  •  
    Tom Hanks

    From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.

  •  
    Publilius Syrus

    From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.

  •  
    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.

  •  
    Thomas Paine

    Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.

  •  
    Jim Carrey

    Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.

  •  
    Ruby Wax

    Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied.

  •  
    Sophia Bush

    Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.

  •  
    Mahatma Gandhi

    Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.

  •  
    Marilyn Monroe

    Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

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    All good things must come to an end

    Things that give us pleasure will end sooner or later

  •  
    A chain is only as strong as its weakest link

    A group of people can only be as strong as the least hard-working team member is

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    A change is as good as a rest

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    A dog is a man's best friend

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    A drowning man will clutch at a straw

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    A good beginning makes a good ending

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    A good man is hard to find

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    A little of what you fancy does you good

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    A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client

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    A miss is as good as a mile

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    A nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse

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    All good things come to he who waits

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    All publicity is good publicity

  •  
    Bad money drives out good

  •  
    Behind every great man there's a great woman

  •  
    Clothes make the man

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    Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise

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    Enough is as good as a feast

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    Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost

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    Every man has his price

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    For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost

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    Give a man a fish and you will feed him for a day...

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    Give a man enough rope and he will hang himself

  •  
    Good fences make good neighbours

  •  
    Good talk saves the food

  •  
    Good things come to those who wait

  •  
    Hard cases make bad law

  •  
    Hard work never did anyone any harm

  •  
    If you can't be good, be careful

  •  
    In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is king

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    It's an ill wind that blows no one any good

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    Man does not live by bread alone

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    Manners maketh man

  •  
    Saturday's child works hard for its living,

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    Is fair and wise and good and gay.

  •  
    Nine tailors make a man

  •  
    No man can serve two masters

  •  
    No man is an island

  •  
    No news is good news

  •  
    One man's meat is another man's poison

  •  
    Opportunity never knocks twice at any man's door

  •  
    See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck; see a pin and let it lie, bad luck you'll have all day

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    The best defence is a good offence

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    The boy is father to the man

  •  
    The child is the father of the man

  •  
    The good die young

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    The only good Indian is a dead Indian

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    The road to hell is paved with good intentions

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    The way to a man's heart is through his stomach

  •  
    There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle

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    Time and tide wait for no man

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    Worrying never did anyone any good

  •  
    You can have too much of a good thing

  •  
    Don't hold your breath

    Even if something good happened the result will take considerable time; do not wait to witness something soon

  •  
    Richard Chamberlain

    'Handsome' means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered - and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking, especially in this business.

  •  
    Ayn Rand

    A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.

  •  
    Woodrow Wilson

    A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.

  •  
    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

  •  
    Ayn Rand

    A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

  •  
    Edith Head

    A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.

  •  
    Robert Frost

    A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

  •  
    Colin Powell

    A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

  •  
    Stewart Alsop

    A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.

  •  
    Victor Hugo

    A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.

  •  
    Frank A. Clark

    A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.

  •  
    Orson Welles

    A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.

  •  
    Max Muller

    A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.

  •  
    Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

    A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.

  •  
    Frank Lloyd Wright

    A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.

  •  
    Plato

    A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

  •  
    Niklaus Wirth

    A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.

  •  
    Alfred Hitchcock

    A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.

  •  
    Thomas Fuller

    A good garden may have some weeds.

  •  
    Nelson Mandela

    A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

  •  
    Wayne Gretzky

    A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.

  •  
    John Lothrop Motley

    A good lawyer is a bad Christian.

  •  
    Arnold H. Glasgow

    A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.

  •  
    Michel de Montaigne

    A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

  •  
    Hedy Lamarr

    A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.

  •  
    Publilius Syrus

    A good reputation is more valuable than money.

  •  
    Yunus Emre

    A heart makes a good home for the friend.

  •  
    Horace

    A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

  •  
    Don Herold

    A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.

  •  
    Leonard Bernstein

    A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.

  •  
    Carter Glass

    A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.

  •  
    J. P. Morgan

    A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.

  •  
    Herb Caen

    A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.

  •  
    Leo Tolstoy

    A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.

  •  
    Logan P. Smith

    A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.

  •  
    Miguel de Unamuno

    A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.

  •  
    Laurence J. Peter

    A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know.

  •  
    Sophocles

    A man growing old becomes a child again.

  •  
    D. Elton Trueblood

    A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.

  •  
    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.

  •  
    Brendan Francis

    A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

  •  
    John Barrymore

    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

  •  
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.

  •  
    W. Somerset Maugham

    A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.

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    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    A man of courage is also full of faith.

  •  
    Michelangelo

    A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

  •  
    George Jean Nathan

    A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.

  •  
    Walt Disney

    A man should never neglect his family for business.

  •  
    James Allen

    A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

  •  
    Francis Bacon

    A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

  •  
    George Edward Moore

    A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

  •  
    Charles Darwin

    A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

  •  
    Barbra Streisand

    A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.

  •  
    Christopher Morley

    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

  •  
    Harold MacMillan

    A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.

  •  
    Max Lucado

    A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

  •  
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.

  •  
    Doyle Brunson

    A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.

  •  
    Charles Darwin

    A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

  •  
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.

  •  
    Alexander Chase

    A man's home is his wife's castle.

  •  
    James Otis

    A man's house is his castle.

  •  
    Mae West

    A man's kiss is his signature.

  •  
    Henry Ward Beecher

    A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.

  •  
    Albert Camus

    A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

  •  
    Wallace Stevens

    A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.

  •  
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

  •  
    Hugh Sidey

    A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.

  •  
    Joe Moore

    A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.

  •  
    Napoleon Bonaparte

    A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.

  •  
    David Brinkley

    A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

  •  
    Lana Turner

    A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.

  •  
    Paul Dudley White

    A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.

  •  
    Moliere

    A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.

  •  
    Jonathan Swift

    A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.

  •  
    Tom DeLay

    A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.

  •  
    Catherine Deneuve

    A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.

  •  
    Honore de Balzac

    A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

  •  
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

    A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.

  •  
    Oliver Herford

    A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.

  •  
    Sasha Cohen

    A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice.

  •  
    Kurt Vonnegut

    About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.

  •  
    Steve Ballmer

    Accessible design is good design.

  •  
    Albert Camus

    Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

  •  
    Jean Cocteau

    All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.

  •  
    Harry S. Truman

    All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

  •  
    Henry David Thoreau

    All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.

  •  
    Cato

    An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.

  •  
    Robert A. Heinlein

    An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.

  •  
    Alan K. Simpson

    An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.

  •  
    Oscar Wilde

    An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.

  •  
    Spiro T. Agnew

    An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.

  •  
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

  •  
    Ernest Hemingway

    An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

  •  
    William Shakespeare

    And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

  •  
    Andrew Carnegie

    And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

  •  
    Louis L'Amour

    Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him.

  •  
    Les Baxter

    Any good music must be an innovation.

  •  
    Charles Baudelaire

    Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry.

  •  
    Errol Flynn

    Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure.

  •  
    Albert Einstein

    Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

  •  
    Jo Brand

    Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.

  •  
    Bertrand Russell

    Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

  •  
    Abigail Adams

    Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.

  •  
    Adolf Loos

    Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.

  •  
    Andre Malraux

    Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate.

  •  
    Henry A. Kissinger

    Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.

  •  
    Amy Lowell

    Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.

  •  
    Josh Billings

    As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.

  •  
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.

  •  
    Irvin S. Cobb

    As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.

  •  
    Woody Allen

    As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

  •  
    William E. Simon

    Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.

  •  
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

  •  
    Ted Williams

    Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.

  •  
    Tacitus

    Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.

  •  
    Halle Berry

    I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.

  •  
    Sarah Michelle Gellar

    I like food. I like eating. And I don't want to deprive myself of good food.

  •  
    Grandma Moses

    I look back on my life like a good day's work, it was done and I am satisfied with it.

  •  
    Mahatma Gandhi

    I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.

  •  
    Barbara Bush

    I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.

  •  
    Brittany Snow

    I mean, I'm pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.

  •  
    Frances McDormand

    I never trusted good-looking boys.

  •  
    Virgil Thomson

    I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good.

  •  
    Catherine the Great

    I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade; and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his.

  •  
    Rachel Blanchard

    I think it's more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body.

  •  
    Josh Billings

    I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.

  •  
    Matthew Perry

    I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her.

  •  
    Johnny Vegas

    I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough.

  •  
    Margaret Thatcher

    I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.

  •  
    Sting

    I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.

  •  
    Rita Rudner

    I want to have children, but my friends scare me. One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours. I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours.

  •  
    Harrison Ford

    I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.

  •  
    Ethel Waters

    I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with, but you can't go back to them and be one of them again, no matter how hard you try.

  •  
    Jeane Kirkpatrick

    I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot.

  •  
    Roger Kahn

    I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press.

  •  
    Jennifer Aniston

    I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.

  •  
    Jill Clayburgh

    I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos.

  •  
    Francis Bacon

    I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

  •  
    Stanley Baldwin

    I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.

  •  
    Pablo Picasso

    I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

  •  
    Bette Davis

    I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.

  •  
    John Lithgow

    I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife.

  •  
    George Galloway

    I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.

  •  
    Sting

    I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.

  •  
    Oliver North

    I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.

  •  
    Barbra Streisand

    I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.

  •  
    Paris Hilton

    I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.

  •  
    Debbi Fields

    I've never felt like I was in the cookie business. I've always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.

  •  
    Mia Hamm

    I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.

  •  
    Vinoba Bhave

    If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.

  •  
    Henry David Thoreau

    If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

  •  
    Erma Bombeck

    If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.

  •  
    Robert Green Ingersoll

    If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.

  •  
    Francis Bacon

    If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.

  •  
    Robert Kennedy

    If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.

  •  
    Fred Woodworth

    If human beings are fundamentally good, no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad, any government, being composed of human beings, would be bad also.

  •  
    Shia LaBeouf

    If I have enough money to eat I'm good.

  •  
    Frank Lloyd Wright

    If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.

  •  
    Abraham Lincoln

    If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

  •  
    Michel de Montaigne

    If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

  •  
    Ian Botham

    If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?

  •  
    Harvey S. Firestone

    If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man's greatest asset.

  •  
    Ralph Merkle

    If you look at the human condition today, not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care, or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.

  •  
    Nelson Mandela

    If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.

  •  
    Jack Lemmon

    If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

  •  
    Robin Wright Penn

    If you're happy, if you're feeling good, then nothing else matters.

  •  
    John A. Simone, Sr.

    If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change.

  •  
    Addison Mizner

    Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.

  •  
    Francis Bacon

    Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

  •  
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    In art the best is good enough.

  •  
    Christopher Morley

    In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.

  •  
    Aldo Leopold

    In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.

  •  
    Charles Caleb Colton

    In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good, but very few men that are both great and good.

  •  
    William Wordsworth

    In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.

  •  
    Ernest Hemingway

    In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.

  •  
    Richard M. Nixon

    In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

  •  
    Knute Nelson

    In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.

  •  
    Edward Everett Hale

    In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.

  •  
    Ronald Reagan

    Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.

  •  
    Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

    It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms.

  •  
    Lester B. Pearson

    It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.

  •  
    Konrad Lorenz

    It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.

  •  
    David R. Brower

    It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.

  •  
    Bruce Beresford

    It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.

  •  
    H. L. Mencken

    It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.

  •  
    Epicurus

    It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

  •  
    Jacques Verges

    It is good for society to have this introspection.

  •  
    Michel de Montaigne

    It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.

  •  
    John W. Gardner

    It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.

  •  
    Voltaire

    It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.

  •  
    William Hazlitt

    It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.

  •  
    G. H. Hardy

    It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.

  •  
    Desiderius Erasmus

    It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.

  •  
    Alfred Adler

    It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.

  •  
    Helen Keller

    It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.

  •  
    Helen Rowland

    It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it's separating himself from all the others.

  •  
    C. S. Lewis

    It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

  •  
    Logan P. Smith

    It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.

  •  
    Epictetus

    It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

  •  
    Wernher von Braun

    It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.

  •  
    Robert Frost

    It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.

  •  
    William Faulkner

    It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.

  •  
    George M. Humphrey

    It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth.

  •  
    Dan Quayle

    It's a very good historical book about history.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.

  •  
    Patricia Heaton

    It's hard enough to work and raise a family when your kids are all healthy and relatively normal, but when you add on some kind of disability or disease, it can just be such a burden.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.

  •  
    Charles M. Schulz

    Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.

  •  
    Daniel Webster

    Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

  •  
    Aristophanes

    Let each man exercise the art he knows.

  •  
    Roger Babson

    Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.

  •  
    Henry St. John

    Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.

  •  
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.

  •  
    Josh Billings

    Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

  •  
    Horace

    Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

  •  
    Truman Capote

    Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.

  •  
    Katharine Hepburn

    Life is hard. After all, it kills you.

  •  
    David Gerrold

    Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.

  •  
    Vivien Leigh

    Life is too short to work so hard.

  •  
    Meg Whitman

    Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net.

  •  
    Marcus Aurelius

    Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.

  •  
    Donald Trump

    Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.

  •  
    H. L. Mencken

    Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

  •  
    Plato

    Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

  •  
    Ben Hecht

    Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.

  •  
    Erich Fromm

    Man always dies before he is fully born.

  •  
    Charlie Chaplin

    Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.

  •  
    Mahatma Gandhi

    Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.

  •  
    Henri Frederic Amiel

    Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.

  •  
    Miguel de Unamuno

    Man dies of cold, not of darkness.

  •  
    Groucho Marx

    Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.

  •  
    Gilbert K. Chesterton

    Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or, better still, feel a healthy indifference to it.

  •  
    Albert Schweitzer

    Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

  •  
    Percy Bysshe Shelley

    Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.

  •  
    Billy Graham

    Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.

  •  
    Akira Kurosawa

    Man is a genius when he is dreaming.

  •  
    Benjamin Disraeli

    Man is only great when he acts from passion.

  •  
    Bill Vaughan

    Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.

  •  
    Diogenes

    Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.

  •  
    Samuel Butler

    Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

  •  
    Sai Baba

    Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.

  •  
    Carl Jung

    Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

  •  
    Abdul Kalam

    Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

  •  
    Bern Williams

    Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

  •  
    Sai Baba

    Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.

  •  
    Mahatma Gandhi

    Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

  •  
    Denis Diderot

    Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.

  •  
    Erykah Badu

    Man, I don't want to have nothing to do with computers. I don't want the government in my business.

  •  
    Puff Daddy

    Man, I just feel blessed... I was in a situation where the only way I could come out of it was by putting my faith in God. No matter how good my lawyers were, no matter how much celebrity I had, everything was just stacked up against me.

  •  
    Blaise Pascal

    Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

  •  
    Saint Basil

    Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.

  •  
    Stephen Leacock

    Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.

  •  
    Frank A. Clark

    Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.

  •  
    Johann Georg Zimmermann

    Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want - the want of money.

  •  
    Jack Kingston

    Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.

  •  
    George Jessel

    Marriage is a mistake every man should make.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.

  •  
    St. Jerome

    Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.

  •  
    Anna Nicole Smith

    Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.

  •  
    Marianne Faithfull

    Maybe the most that you can expect from a relationship that goes bad is to come out of it with a few good songs.

  •  
    Oscar Wilde

    Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.

  •  
    Barbra Streisand

    Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.

  •  
    George Orwell

    Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.

  •  
    Don Marquis

    Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.

  •  
    Marlene Dietrich

    Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.

  •  
    Helen Hunt Jackson

    Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.

  •  
    Socrates

    My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.

  •  
    Aristotle

    My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

  •  
    Amy Sedaris

    My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him.

  •  
    Pete Rose

    My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.

  •  
    Roberto Benigni

    My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.

  •  
    Anthony Hopkins

    My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.

  •  
    Steve Wozniak

    My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.

  •  
    George Foreman

    My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.

  •  
    Denzel Washington

    My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.

  •  
    John H. Johnson

    My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.

  •  
    James Lafferty

    My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy.

  •  
    Warren Beatty

    My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.

  •  
    Margaret Smith

    My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?

  •  
    R. Buckminster Fuller

    Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.

  •  
    Abraham Lincoln

    Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

  •  
    Baltasar Gracian

    Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.

  •  
    Confucius

    Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.

  •  
    Elbert Hubbard

    Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.

  •  
    Charles Lamb

    New Year's Day is every man's birthday.

  •  
    W. H. Auden

    No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.

  •  
    George Jean Nathan

    No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

  •  
    William Feather

    No man is a failure who is enjoying life.

  •  
    Holbrook Jackson

    No man is ever old enough to know better.

  •  
    Abraham Lincoln

    No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

  •  
    Benjamin Disraeli

    No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.

  •  
    Margaret Turnbull

    No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair.

  •  
    Honore de Balzac

    No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.

  •  
    Harold MacMillan

    No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.

  •  
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    No man was ever wise by chance.

  •  
    Gilbert K. Chesterton

    No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.

  •  
    Katharine Whitehorn

    No nice men are good at getting taxis.

  •  
    Paul Coffey

    Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top.

  •  
    Socrates

    Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

  •  
    Booker T. Washington

    Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.

  •  
    Thomas J. Watson

    Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.

  •  
    Ernst Moritz Arndt

    Nothing that is really good and God-like dies.

  •  
    Abu Bakr

    O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.

  •  
    George Washington

    Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

  •  
    Ambrose Bierce

    Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

  •  
    Pope Paul VI

    Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.

  •  
    James Thurber

    Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.

  •  
    Confucius

    Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.

  •  
    Marlene Dietrich

    Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.

  •  
    David Borenstein

    One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.

  •  
    Bob Marley

    One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

  •  
    Elbert Hubbard

    One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

  •  
    Knute Rockne

    One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.

  •  
    Helen Rowland

    One man's folly is another man's wife.

  •  
    Robert A. Heinlein

    One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.

  •  
    Marlo Thomas

    One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.

  •  
    Benjamin Disraeli

    One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

  •  
    Joseph Joubert

    Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.

  •  
    Milton Friedman

    Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.

  •  
    Ann Landers

    Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

  •  
    Robert Louis Stevenson

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

  •  
    Louis D. Brandeis

    Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.

  •  
    Eric Hoffer

    Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.

  •  
    Horace

    Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.

  •  
    Ken Kesey

    People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.

  •  
    Zig Ziglar

    People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.

  •  
    Terence

    Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.

  •  
    Newt Gingrich

    Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

  •  
    Edward Steichen

    Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

  •  
    John Quincy Adams

    Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

  •  
    George A. Smith

    Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.

  •  
    Laetitia Casta

    Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That's what makes me feel good.

  •  
    Alexis Herman

    Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.

  •  
    Edmund Burke

    Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.

  •  
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

  •  
    Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.

  •  
    Grover Cleveland

    Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.

  •  
    Eileen Caddy

    Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.

  •  
    Toni Morrison

    She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.

  •  
    Vince Lombardi

    Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.

  •  
    Helen Keller

    So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.

  •  
    Ken Olsen

    Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.

  •  
    John Charles Polanyi

    Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover things that can be used for good.

  •  
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

    Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.

  •  
    Tammy Wynette

    Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

  •  
    Jean Arp

    Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.

  •  
    Arnold J. Toynbee

    Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.

  •  
    Tammy Wynette

    Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.

  •  
    Greer Garson

    Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.

  •  
    P. J. O'Rourke

    Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.

  •  
    Stephen Gardiner

    Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world.

  •  
    Victoria Principal

    Success doesn't mean that you are healthy, success doesn't mean that you're happy, success doesn't mean that you're rested. Success really doesn't mean that you look good, or feel good, or are good.

  •  
    Bill Maher

    Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me - I quit."

  •  
    John Ruskin

    Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.

  •  
    Andrew Carnegie

    Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

  •  
    John Muir

    Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.

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    Garrison Keillor

    Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.

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    James M. Barrie

    That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

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    Marcus Aurelius

    That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.

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    Joe Rogan

    That's my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.

  •  
    Bryant H. McGill

    The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.

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    Ross Perot

    The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.

  •  
    Barbara Sher

    The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.

  •  
    Arthur C. Clarke

    The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.

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    Elbert Hubbard

    The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.

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    William Blake

    The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

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    Carl Sagan

    The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.

  •  
    David Herbert Lawrence

    The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.

  •  
    William Wordsworth

    The child is father of the man.

  •  
    Erich Fromm

    The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.

  •  
    Kathleen Sebelius

    The essence of good government is trust.

  •  
    Kamisese Mara

    The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.

  •  
    Elbert Hubbard

    The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.

  •  
    Walter Lippmann

    The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.

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    Janet Reno

    The good lawyer is the great salesman.

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    The good man is the friend of all living things.

  •  
    Ted Nelson

    The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.

  •  
    P. J. O'Rourke

    The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you're rich.

  •  
    Alfred Lord Tennyson

    The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

  •  
    Wallace Stevens

    The imagination is man's power over nature.

  •  
    Ed Parker

    The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.

  •  
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.

  •  
    Dorothy Fields

    The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother.

  •  
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

  •  
    B. C. Forbes

    The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.

  •  
    Muhammad Ali

    The man who has no imagination has no wings.

  •  
    Henri Frederic Amiel

    The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings.

  •  
    Woodrow Wilson

    The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

  •  
    Henry Ford

    The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.

  •  
    John Kenneth Galbraith

    The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

  •  
    Confucius

    The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

  •  
    James A. Baldwin

    The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.

  •  
    Finley Peter Dunne

    The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.

  •  
    Harry Golden

    The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

  •  
    Ray Manzarek

    The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.

  •  
    Natalie Wood

    The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.

  •  
    William Temple

    The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

  •  
    Ernie Banks

    The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.

  •  
    Robert Penn Warren

    The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life.

  •  
    Jules Verne

    The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.

  •  
    John W. Gardner

    The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.

  •  
    Dale Carnegie

    The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.

  •  
    Confucius

    The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.

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    Confucius

    The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

  •  
    E. F. Schumacher

    The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.

  •  
    Bob Wells

    The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.

  •  
    Cyril Connolly

    The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.

  •  
    Bob Lemon

    The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.

  •  
    Orison Swett Marden

    The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.

  •  
    Harry Bertoia

    The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.

  •  
    Elayne Boosler

    The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.

  •  
    Andrew Jackson

    The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.

  •  
    W. H. Auden

    The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.

  •  
    Thomas Carlyle

    The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.

  •  
    John F. Kennedy

    The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.

  •  
    E. W. Howe

    The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.

  •  
    Oliver Wendell Holmes

    The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.

  •  
    Colin Powell

    There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

  •  
    J. Paul Getty

    There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.

  •  
    Edward W. Howe

    There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.

  •  
    Erich Fromm

    There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.

  •  
    Martin Luther

    There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.

  •  
    Thomas A. Edison

    There is no substitute for hard work.

  •  
    Charles Morgan

    There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.

  •  
    Oscar Wilde

    There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.

  •  
    Robert Wilson Lynd

    There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.

  •  
    Rosalynn Carter

    There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.

  •  
    Homer

    There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.

  •  
    Josh Billings

    There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.

  •  
    Robert Louis Stevenson

    There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.

  •  
    Bernard Baruch

    There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.

  •  
    Benjamin Franklin

    There was never a good war, or a bad peace.

  •  
    Thomas A. Edison

    There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.

  •  
    Steven Curtis Chapman

    There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.

  •  
    Charles Barkley

    These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it.

  •  
    Douglas MacArthur

    They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.

  •  
    Arthur Schopenhauer

    They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.

  •  
    William Butler Yeats

    Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.

  •  
    Anthony Quinn

    Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all. And I think I've been a good father to all of them.

  •  
    Neil Armstrong

    This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

  •  
    Henny Youngman

    This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno, he's Frank and in Chicago he's Ernest.

  •  
    Henny Youngman

    This man used to go to school with his dog. Then they were separated. His dog graduated!

  •  
    Jason Zebehazy

    Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.

  •  
    Blaise Pascal

    Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.

  •  
    Alexander Calder

    To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.

  •  
    Carl Sandburg

    To be a good loser is to learn how to win.

  •  
    Golda Meir

    To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.

  •  
    Buddha

    To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

  •  
    Gene Tunney

    To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.

  •  
    Baruch Spinoza

    To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.

  •  
    Francois Rabelais

    To good and true love fear is forever affixed.

  •  
    Aldous Huxley

    To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

  •  
    Buddha

    To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

  •  
    Martha Graham

    To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that.

  •  
    Leo Tolstoy

    To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.

  •  
    Margaret Thatcher

    To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

  •  
    Albert Einstein

    Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

  •  
    Sarah McLachlan

    Trying to force creativity is never good.

  •  
    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  •  
    Robert Byrne

    Until you walk a mile in another man's moccasins you can't imagine the smell.

  •  
    Bernard Baruch

    Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.

  •  
    Napoleon Hill

    War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.

  •  
    Betty Dodson

    We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it's a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.

  •  
    Joseph Roux

    We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.

  •  
    Voltaire

    We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.

  •  
    Yuan T. Lee

    We need to become good citizens in the global village, instead of competing. What are we competing for - to drive more cars, eat more steaks? That will destroy the world.

  •  
    Black Kettle

    We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace.

  •  
    Kin Hubbard

    We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.

  •  
    Helen Rowland

    Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her.

  •  
    Charles Dudley Warner

    What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.

  •  
    Benjamin Spock

    What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.

  •  
    Jamie Oliver

    What I've enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn - I love it!

  •  
    Jacques Yves Cousteau

    What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.

  •  
    Shinichi Suzuki

    What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

  •  
    Margaret Thatcher

    What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

  •  
    Arnold Palmer

    What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.

  •  
    Greg Norman

    What's a good tournament for him? Winning it. He's good enough.

  •  
    Meg Whitman

    What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations disaster that is the Net, in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.

  •  
    Jim Rohn

    Whatever good things we build end up building us.

  •  
    Daniel Webster

    Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.

  •  
    Enid Bagnold

    When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.

  •  
    Prince Philip

    When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.

  •  
    Sacha Guitry

    When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

  •  
    Don Marquis

    When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'

  •  
    Joseph Wood Krutch

    When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.

  •  
    Edmund Burke

    When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.

  •  
    John Greenleaf Whittier

    When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

  •  
    Sydney J. Harris

    When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

  •  
    Hugo Black

    When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn't play tennis. I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait until I reached 50 to start again.

  •  
    David Blunkett

    When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being close to St James Park which is also good for me because it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!

  •  
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    When one has not had a good father, one must create one.

  •  
    Dick Gregory

    When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.

  •  
    Gwendolyn Brooks

    When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.

  •  
    Hippocrates

    Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.

  •  
    Thomas Jefferson

    Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.

  •  
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    Whoever does not have a good father should procure one.

  •  
    Barbra Streisand

    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?

  •  
    Woody Allen

    Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.

  •  
    William Butler Yeats

    Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.

  •  
    Arthur Schopenhauer

    Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.

  •  
    M. F. K. Fisher

    Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.

  •  
    Diogenes

    Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.

  •  
    Andre Maurois

    Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.

  •  
    Gordon B. Hinckley

    Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.

  •  
    Joseph Conrad

    Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life.

  •  
    Hugh Grant

    Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you're quite battle-scarred.

  •  
    Anna Quindlen

    Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number.

  •  
    Pablo Picasso

    Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.

  •  
    Adam Hochschild

    Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.

  •  
    George Sand

    Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

  •  
    Byron Dorgan

    Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.

  •  
    Tom Brokaw

    You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.

  •  
    Thomas P. O'Neill

    You better take advantage of the good cigars. You don't get much else in that job.

  •  
    Milton Berle

    You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.

  •  
    Keith Sweat

    You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.

  •  
    Paul Theroux

    You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.

  •  
    Paul Prudhomme

    You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.

  •  
    John Morley

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

  •  
    Stevie Nicks

    You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.

  •  
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.

  •  
    Jim Bouton

    You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

  •  
    Ray Kroc

    You're only as good as the people you hire.

  •  
    Fran Lebowitz

    You're only as good as your last haircut.

  •  
    Benjamin Franklin

    Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

  •  
    A flash in the pan

    Someone who makes a good speech but does not keep his promises; something/someone making a promising impression at the outset but failing to deliver any realistic result

  •  
    To be a real brick

    To be reliable; to have a good opinion of being dependable; to perform well; to be trusted

  •  
    Carl Friedrich Gauss

    When a woman [Sophie Germain], because of her sex, or customs and prejudices, encounters infinitely more obstacles than man in familiarizing herself with their knotty problems, yet overcomes these fetters and penetrates that which is most hidden she doubtless has the most noble courage, extraordinary talent, and superior genius.

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    Gagging for

    To want something really hard

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    To be hard up

    Not having much money

  •  
    It is the thought that counts

    Good intentions are of a big value

  •  
    Charles M. Schulz

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

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    Handy as a door knob

    A handy man; someone who can fix or build anything

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    Cat's pajamas (pyjamas)

    Very good, great, wonderful, remarkable

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