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Pete's Quote Files: S

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Quotes by people associated with the letter 'S'




    The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war. Pretty impressive. Also pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there. Corkscrews. Bottle openers. 'Come on, buddy, let's go. You get past me, the guy in back of me, he's got a spoon. Back off. I've got the toe clippers right here.'
      -Jerry Seinfeld


    That's a valiant flea that dares eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.
      -William Shakespeare


    Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
      -George Bernard Shaw


    Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
      -George Bernard Shaw


    Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
      -George Bernard Shaw


    Make money and the whole world will conspire to call you a gentleman.
      -George Bernard Shaw


    If only there were evil people somewhere, insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
      -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


    I am not an Athenian or a Greek, I am a citizen of the world.
      -Socrates


    One death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
      -Joseph Stalin


    Even logic must give way to the laws of physics
      -Spock, Star Trek VI


    I had a linguistics professor who said that it's man's ability to use language that makes him the dominant species on the planet. That may be. But I think there's one other thing that separates us from animals. We aren't afraid of vacuum cleaners.
      -Jeff Stilson


    The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they are okay, then it's you.
      -Rita Mae Brown


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