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We will not have peace by afterthought.
Norman Cousins

If you want peace, you must work for justice.
Pope Paul VI

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
Jeanette Rankin

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

If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?
Steven Wright

In war, truth is the first casualty.
Aeschylus

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Bob Dylan

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F Kennedy

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The trouble with law is lawyers.
Clarence Darrow

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

We need a president who's fluent in at least one language.
Buck Henry

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith

An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
Simon Cameron

You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.
Dorothy Parker

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Ronald Reagan

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
Margaret Thatcher

The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged to learn Latin.
Heinrich Heine

Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.
Robert A. Heinlein

A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.
Marty Allen

An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
Alfred A. Knopf

Every crowd has a silver lining.
P.T. Barnum

I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.
Tammy Faye Bakker

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
Bob Newhart

A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
Joey Adams

If you stay in Beverly Hills too long you become a Mercedes.
Robert Redford

You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty.
Cecil Baxter

Everyone rises to their level of incompetence.
Laurence J. Peter

The days of the digital watch are numbered.
Tom Stoppard

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle

I do not fear computers, I fear lack of them.
Isaac Asimov

I want to put a ding in the universe.
Steve Jobs

I'm Chevy Chase and you're not.
Chevy Chase

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
Emily Dickinson

A celebrity is anyone who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair.
Steve Martin

I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.
Jack Benny

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
Samuel Butler

Someday each of us will be famous for 15 minutes.
Andy Warhol

Few great men would have got past personnel.
Paul Goodman

People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it.
Howard Newton

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
Peter De Vries

No good deed goes unpunished.
Clare Booth Luce

People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
W Somerset Maugham

If you drink, don't drive. Don't even putt.
Dean Martin

I am a drinker with writing problems.
Brendan Behan

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Otto von Bismarck

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde

Fair speech may hide a foul heart.
JRR Tolkien

Never assume the obvious is true.
William Safire

Gentlemen prefer bonds.
Andrew Mellon

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