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1.         Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.   Peter Drucker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.        John Churton Collins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.         Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.   Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.         If there had been a computer in 1872, it would have predicted that by now there would be so many horse-drawn carriages that the entire surface of the earth would be 10 ft deep in horse manure.  Karl Kapp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.         If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.         If one can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.  Stanley Kubrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.         If you play with fire, you’re likely to get burned.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.         If you don’t make any mistakes, you don’t make anything.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.         Money makes people funny.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.         If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it just may be duck.  Walter Reuther

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.         What you do speaks so loud I can’t hear what you say.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.         If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything, is ready, we shall never begin.  Ivan Turgenev

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.         If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can’t be done.  Peter Ustinov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.         If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.  Logan Pearsall Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.         If any part of your uncertainty is a conflict between your heart and your mind, follow your mind.  Ayn Rand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.         If you really want to advise me, do it on a Saturday afternoon, between one and four o’clock. And you’ve got twenty-five seconds to do it, between plays.  Not on Monday.  Coach Alex Agase (on Monday morning quarterbacking)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.         That which is deadly may have a sweet scent.  African proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.         Too many calls confuse the dog (proverb for keeping it simple!)  African proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.         If you get rich, be in a dark corner when you jump for joy.  African proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.         It rained on the mountaintop, but it was the valley below that got flooded.  African proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21.         Small matters breed important ones.  African proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22.         Thorns themselves will not harm you—you hurt yourself on the thorns.  African proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23.         The man who has eaten enough will never believe the hungry one.  Albanian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.         Make your bargain before you begin to plow.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25.         It is not the bullet that kills you, it is fate.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26.         Great care is no defense against fate.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.         Do not stand in a dangerous place trusting in miracles.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28.         Excuses are always mixed with lies.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.         Ask the experienced, rather than the learned.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30.         In the presence of Fate, the physician becomes a fool.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31.         He who lives in a glass house should not throw stones.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

32.         Examine what is said, not him who speaks.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33.         Throw him into the river and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.  Arabian proverb (on lucky people)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

34.         He who has been bitten by a snake is scared of a rope on the ground.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

35.         Don’t pour away your water on the strength of a mirage.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

36.         A good name is more valuable than precious ointment.  Ecclesiastes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37.         It is the pot that boils, but the dish that gets the credit.  Cameroon proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

38.         One foot cannot stand on two boats. Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

39.         You cannot cook two meals in the same pot.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40.         It is easier to get a chicken back in the egg than to undo a slander.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41.         The man who is not destined to die will be cured by medicine.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42.         When going to a restaurant, chose one that is filled with customers.  Chinese proverb (circumstantial evidence)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

43.         Though the emperor be rich, he cannot buy even one extra year.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

44.         He who trips and falls should not blame his foot. Chinese proverb (blame shifting)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45.         The fish you did not catch is always the big one.  Chinese proverb (attack speculative damages)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

46.         Be quick, but don’t hurry.  Pro football coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

47.         A true word needs no oath.  Turkish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48.         You can observe a lot by just watching.  Yogi Berra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

49.         The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50.         Each one sees what he carries in his heart. Goethe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

51.         To him that watches, everything is revealed. Italian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

52.         The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.  Hubert Humphrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

53.         Opinion is determined by feeling, not by intellect.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

54.         Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower (on economists)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

55.         He who lives by the crystal ball shall eat broken glass.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

56.         The same people who laugh at gypsy fortune tellers will believe anything an economist tells them.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

57.         We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.  Konrad Adenauer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

58.         Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? T.S Eliot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

59.         When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness!  Hesoid (8th century)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

60.         We have heard many beautiful words of encouragement.  But, I must tell you the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling. Let deeds follow words now.  Lech Walesa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

61.         The cattle business is a simple business; the only difficult part is keeping it simple.  Cattle rancher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

62.         The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago if they happened to be in the reach of predatory hands.  Havelock Ellis (on greed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

63.         The more a person extolls his own virtue, the quicker you count the silverware.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

64.         October is one of those peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks.  The others are July, January, April, September, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.  Mark Twain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

65.         Things have gotten to the point where everybody needs an attorney to help you trade pocket knives.  Kentucky store-owner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

66.         The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look good.  Michael Boskin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

67.         Victory has a thousand fathers; defeat is an orphan.  John F. Kennedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

68.         To err is human; to really foul up you need a computer.  Uncle Mike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

69.         A fault-finder complains even that the bride is too beautiful.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

70.         A great doctor is accompanied by a great angel.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

71.         A half-truth is a whole lie. Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

72.         As you make your own bed, so you shall sleep in it.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

73.         Honor is much dearer than money.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

74.         I trust you, but send cash!  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

75.         If God lived on earth, all his windows would be broken.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

76.         If one is fated to drown, he will drown in a spoonful of water.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

77.         If the bride can’t dance, she finds fault with the musicians.  (The girl who can’t dance says the band can’t play )  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

78.         A wise man can never be offended.  Zen teaching

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

79.         If it wasn’t documented, it didn’t happen.  Medical saying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

80.         Hire slow and fire fast.  Terry Aidman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

81.         One can’t fill a torn sack.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

82.         May you have a lawsuit in which you know you are in the right. Gypsy curse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

83.         When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. Acholi proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

84.         Death don't see no difference 'tween the big house and the cabin.  African American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

85.         Occasionally a man with a right smart education can't find his knife when it gets in the wrong pocket.  African American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

86.         A friend bought with a feather can be lost with a straw. American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

87.         A single fact is worth a truckload of argument.  (An ounce of proof is worth a ton of claims.)  American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

88.         That restaurant is so crowded, no one goes there anymore.  Yogi Berra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

89.         The mediocrity of his thinking is concealed by the majesty of his language.  Aneurin Bevan (on Churchill)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90.         To the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name knowledge.  Ambrose Bierce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

91.         Insurance: an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction he is beating the man who keeps the table.  Ambrose Bierce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

92.         Some folks are so contrary that if they fell in the river, they would insist on floating upstream.  Josh Billings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

93.         Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.  Josh Billings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

94.         When you hear hoof beats, you don’t think of zebras.  Old medical saying (on diagnosis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

95.         He’s got a serious case of the “yeah-buts”.  Kentucky lawyer (on excuses)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

96.         Better safe than sorry.  English proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

97.         Be prepared.  Boy Scout Motto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

98.         We must respect the other fellow’s opinion, but only in the sense that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.  H.L. Mencken (modified)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

99.         His talk’s so sweet you could pour his words on a waffle.  Georgia trial lawyer (on smooth talking plaintiff’s lawyers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100.     A satisfied man is happy even if he is poor; a dissatisfied man is sad even if he is rich.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

101.     A picture is worth ten thousand words.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

102.     The world is full of cactus but we don’t have to sit on it.  Will Foley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

103.     Necessity never made a good bargain.  Benjamin Franklin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

104.     Every horse thinks his own pack the heaviest.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

105.     Character is what God and the angels think of us; reputation is what men and women think of us.  Horace Mann

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

106.     If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.  Dwight Moody

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

107.     Listen to a man’s words and look at the pupil of his eye. How can a man conceal his character?  Mencius

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

108.     Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.  Harry Emerson Fosdick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

109.     The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

110.     God heals and the doctor takes the fee.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

111.     The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. William James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

112.     Don’t promise anything when you are full of joy; don’t answer letters when you are full of anger.  Chinese proverb (on emotional decision-making)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

113.     A chain is as strong as its weakest link.  Danish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

114.     Quick and well seldom go together.  Danish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

115.     Don’t put the cart before the horse.  English proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

116.     The law is three days older than the earth.  Estonian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

117.     You often meet your destiny on the road you take to avoid it.  French proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

118.     Life is an onion that you peel crying.  French proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

119.     Everyone blames his memory, but never his judgment.  French proverb (hindsight)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

120.     The one with the running nose always wants to blow someone else’s.  French proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

121.     Do not blame the sun for the darkness of the night.  Georgian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

122.     Charity looks at the need and not the cause.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

123.     To claim is not to prove.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

124.     A little too much is much too much.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

125.     Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach. Southern saying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

126.     A good name is a second inheritance.  Southern saying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

127.     Memory is a crazed woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food.  Austin O’malley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

128.     A promise is an IOU. Robert Half

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

129.     Our memories are card indexes consulted and then put back in disorder, by authorities whom we do not control.  Cyril Connelly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

130.     Life…is painting a picture, not doing a sum. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

131.     Eleven don’t make a dozen. Southern saying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

132.       If passion drives, let reason hold the reins. Benjamin Franklin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

133.     The plural of anecdote is not data. Frank Kotsonis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

134.     Time is anger’s medicine. German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

135.     Vice often rides triumphantly in the coach of virtue. German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

136.     If you let the weeds grow for a year, it will take seven to clear them.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

137.     Green wood gives more smoke than heat.  Southern Saying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

138.     God gives us milk but no jug.  African Proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

139.     In great action, men show themselves as they ought to be, in small action as they are. American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

140.     It is better to ask twice then to go wrong once. American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

141.     No ear is so deaf as one which wishes not to hear. American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

142.     No matter how you slice it, it's still baloney.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

143.     One seldom meets a lonely lie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

144.     The less we know, the more we suspect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

145.     The only sure thing about luck is that it's sure to change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

146.     And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it made enlargements, too.  (on hearsay) Alexander Pope

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

147.     Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn’t have to do it himself.  A.H. Weiler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

148.     Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.  Henry David Thoreau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

149.     It’s hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.  HL Mencken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

150.     Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.  Syrus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

151.     Better no spoon than no soup.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

152.     It is good to swim by a boat.  German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

153.     Time is anger’s medicine. German proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

155.     Only a fool tests the depth of a river with both feet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

156.     The fly sat upon the axle of the chariot wheel and said, "What a lot of dust I raise!" Greek proverb (on cause and effect)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

157.     Do not lean on a worm eaten staff. Greek proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

158.     Too far east is west.  Irish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

159.     When in doubt, find out. American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

160.     You can't lose what you haven't got. American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

161.     You need more than dancing shoes to be a dancer.  American proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

162.     He who foretells the future lies, even if he tells the truth.  Arabian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

163.     "There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing" Aristotle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

164.     Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful.  George Orwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

165.     There arent enough crutches in the world for all his lame excuses.  Anon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

166.     My lawyers didn’t explain what a suspended license meant. Paris Hilton, after being arrested for driving with a suspended license.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

167.       Let us keep our mouths shut and our pens dry until we know the facts.   A.J. Carlson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

168.      Fairness is what justice really is.    Potter Stewart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

169.   Fairness is not about statistical equality.    John Bercow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

170.    The guest will judge better of a feast than the cook.      Aristotle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

171.    A blind Justice is merely an impartial Justice. True Justice would have eyes in the back of her head and a pair of mismatched shoes.      Eli Ashpence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

180.    I looked up fairness in the dictionary and it was not there.       William Giraldi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

181.     If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.     Woody Allen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

182.    If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.      Mark Twain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

183.    A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.     Mark Twain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

185.     Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.     Aldous Huxley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

186.  Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.      Mark Twain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

187.    The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.     Flannery O'Connor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

188.   It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.      George Washington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

189.      Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.     George R.R. Martin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

190.       There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.      Søren Kierkegaard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

191.    Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.        Niels Bohr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

192.   Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable.      Albert Camus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

193.    The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.  Aristotle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

194.     One lie has the power to tarnish a thousand truths.    Al David

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

195.   That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.    Christopher Hitchens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

196.   I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.    Abraham Maslow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

197.    I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.    Richard P. Feynman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

198.       If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.     Lawrence Ferlinghetti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

199.       Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.    Wendell Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

200.      Sometimes the questions are complicated, but the answers are simple.      Dr. Seuss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

201.    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.  Aristotle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

202.    I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.  Nietzsche

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

203.    There are seven days in a week.  Someday is not one of them.  Rita Chand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

204.    Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.  Barry Switzer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

205.    Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are ‘it might have been.’      Vonnegut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

206.    It is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth.    Alexis de Tocqueville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

207.    The faintest ink is more powerful than the strongest memory.  Chinese proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

208.    Look after the pennies, and the pounds will look after themselves.  English proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

209.    Sometimes a small key opens big doors.  Kurdish Proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

210.    Study from new books but from old teachers.  Kurdish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

211.    Once burned by milk you will blow on cold water.  Russian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

212.    Not everyone who has a cowl on is a monk.    Russian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

213.    The proof of the pudding is in the eating.   Italian proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

214.  Words should be weighed, not counted.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

215.    It's the carpenter's fault: if he hadn't built the bed, I wouldn't have sinned.  Yiddish proverb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

216.    The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.    Will Rogers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

217.   The difference between truth and fiction is that fiction has to make sense.    Tom Clancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

218.    If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.  Wayne Dyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

219.    Law cannot reach where enforcement will not follow.    Jack Vance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

220.   A thousand details add up to one impression.  John McPhee