Found 144 quotes starting with LA:

LA needs the cleansing of a great disaster or founding of a barricaded commune.
– Peter Plagens
La politique est l'art d'empcher les gens de se mler de ce qui les regarde. (Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
– Paul Valery
Labels: I will only help someone when they want support to help themselves, I will not help someone that turns their back on morals and thinks about only themselves. Help requires only yourself: I will no longer drag someone screaming and shouting. Because I know its the right thing that you should be doing. Your failures aren't mine, but my positiveness was to share to benefit everyone. Wearable Society
– Michelle Main
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
– Ulysses S. Grant
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
– Abraham Lincoln
Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a work of man.
– Mary McCarthy
labor not after riches first, and think thou afterwards wilt enjoy them. He who neglecteth the present moment, throweth away all that he hath. As the arrow passeth through the heart, while the warrior knew not that it was
– Akhenaten
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
– George Washington
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
– George Washington
Labour like a man, and be ready in doing kindnesses. He is a good-for-nothing fellow who eateth by the toil of another?s hand.
– Sa?di
Lacey shrugged bashfully. "Do you think I'm superficial?" "Well, yeah." I thought of myself standing outside Becca's bedroom, hoping she'd take off her shirt. "But so am I," I added. "So is everyone."
– John Green
Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.
– Josephine Tey
Lack of knowledge is dangerous
– Pauline Musariri
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
– Ken Hakuta
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
– George Bernard Shaw
Lack of regulation is as bad as over-regulation. Although I believe governments should not regulate free market choices, I also believe they should regulate to protect investors against conflict of interests and negligence by investment bankers. Regulations should also ensure full transparency and disclosures and should effectively penalize violators.
– Med Jones
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
– Flower A. Newhouse
Lack one lacks both, and the unseen is proved by the seen, Till that becomes unseen and receives proof in its turn.
– Walt Whitman
Lactomangulation, n.:
Manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk carton so badly that one has to resort to using the "illegal" side.

– Rich Hall, "Sniglets"
Ladies and gentlemen, today we're here to honor electricity, the charge that charges everything from those electrons snapping in our brain to our father the sun. What's the sun It's kind of like a brain. Electromagnetic field, solar flares sparking back and forth from those nerve cells. We're all one, folks, giant blobs of electricity, all of us. Positive & negative, electromagnetic fields just circling each other. Positive, negative, north, south, male and female. Looking for that electric moment. Magnet to magnet, opposites attract.
– Robin Green
Ladies and Gentlemen, we got him!
(said after capture of Saddam)

– George W. Bush, BBC/CNN
Ladies and gentlemen.. You're not in Kansas anymore!
– James Cameron
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
– William Shakespeare
Lady you bereft me of all words,
Only my blood speaks to you in my veins,
And there is such confusion in my powers.

– William Shakespeare
Lake is jealous of mountain; mountain is jealous of lake!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Lakes, rivers, streams...all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
– Muhammed Ali, in a television interview
Lament not Fortune?s mutability, And seize her fickle favours ere they flee; If others never mourned departed bliss, How should a turn of Fortune come to thee?
– Omar Khayyam
Land and Freedom!
– Emiliano Zapata
Language achieves soul only when it's applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.
– Vanna Bonta
Language achieves soul only when it’s applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.
– Vanna Bonta
Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.
– George Steiner
Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides.
– Alcaeus
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
– Franz Xavier Kroetz
Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
– Mark Twain
Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
– Claude Lévi-Strauss
Language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting, evolving reality, and the teacher should spontaneously reflect its vibrant and protean qualities.
– John A. Rassias
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.
– Roland Barthes
Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
– Roland Barthes
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
– Noah Webster
Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.
– Samuel Johnson
Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. Because, in other words, the powerful don't play; they mean to keep that power, and those who are the powerless (you and me) better shape up --mimic/ape/suck --in the very image of the powerful, or the powerful will destroy you --you and our children.
– June Jordan
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Language is the dress of thought.
– Samuel Johnson
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden.
– Karl Kraus
Language is the picture and counterpart of thought.
– Mark Hopkins, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations
Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
– Charles Scribner, Jr.
Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.
– Ben Jonson
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
– George Orwell
Language study is a route to maturity. Indeed, in language study as in life, if a person is the same today as he was yesterday, it would be an act of mercy to pronounce him dead and to place him in a coffin, rather than in a classroom.
– John A. Rassias
Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, and then abstract. They advance from particular images to general terms. Hence the vocabulary of an enlightened society is philosophical, that of a half-civilized people is poetical.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
– John Ruskin
Large-scale problems do not require large-scale solutions; they require small-scale solutions within a large-scale framework.
– David Fleming
Lasciate ogni speranza voi ch'entrate. (Abandon all hope, all ye who enter here)
– Alighieri Dante
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
– Senator William Grayson
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
– Tommy Cooper
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
– Steven Wright
Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you'
– Steven Wright
Last night's homer was Willie Stargell's 399th career home run, leaving him one shy of 500.
– Jerry Coleman
Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed.
– W. C. Fields
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.
– Steven Wright
Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
– Douglas MacArthur
Lat Love me faithfullySee how I am faithfulWith all my heartAnd all my soulI am with youThough I am far away.
– Anonymous
Lat., Now I know what love is.
– Virgil
Late have I loved thee oh beauty so ancient yet so new
– Saint Augustine
Lately... Americans have begun to understand that trouble does not start somewhere on the other side of town. It seems to originate inside the absolute middle of the homemade cherry pie. In our history, the state has failed to respond to the weak. You could be white, male, Presbyterian and heterosexual besides, but if you get fired or if you get sick tomorrow, you might as well be Black, for all the state will want to hear from you.
– June Jordan
Lately..... all a girl desires from a guy is a GOOD SOUL(Standard of Ur Living)!!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.
– Paul Valéry
Latet anguis in herba. (There's a snake hidden in the grass)
– Virgil
Latin A sword never kills anybody it is a tool in the killer's hand.
– Seneca
Laugh and the world laughs with you Weep, and you weep alone For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
– Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and the world laughs at you.
– J. M. Linsner
Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you get all wet.
– Unknown
Laugh and the world laughs with you;
Weep and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
but has trouble enough of its own.

– Ella Wheeler
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.
– Elsa Maxwell
Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.
– Alan Alda
Laugh Hard, Inhale Slowly, Think Often, Love Alway's!
– Timothy Tisdale
Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
– Cullen Hightower
Laughing deeply is living deeply.
– Milan Kundera
Laughing faces do not means that there is absence of sorrows but it means the they have ability to deal wit sorrows.........
– Hamdulla tareen
Laughing is peculiar to man, but all men do not laugh for the same reason. There is the attic salt which springs from the charm in the words, from the flash of wit, from the spirited and brilliant sally. There is the low joke which arises from scurrility and idle conceit.
– Goldoni
Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot.
– Josh Billings
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
– Kurt Vonnegut
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion... I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
– Bob Newhart
Laughter helps my mind learn.
– Kevin Sparks Janeway
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
– Arnold Glasgow
Laughter is an instant vacation
– Milton Berle
Laughter is by definition healthy.
– Doris Lessing
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
– Allison Kearney
Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Laughter is inner jogging.
– Norman Cousins
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
– Oscar Wilde
Laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.
– Thomas Hobbes
Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
– Eugene Lam
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
– Victor Borge
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
– Karl Barth
Laughter is the first evidence of freedom.
– Rosario Castellanos
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
– Victor Borge
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
– Victor Hugo
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
– Charlie Chaplin
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
– Peter Ustinov
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life.
– Joseph Addison
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul.
– Joseph Addison
Laurie got offended that I used the word 'puke.' But to me, that's what her dinner tasted like.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Law does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain?st; Or, if it does, ?tis for our good, To give us freer latitude: For wholesome laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty.
– Butler
Law has no skin, reason has no nostrils.
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Law is mind without reason.
– Aristotle
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
– Wendell Phillips
Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos.
– Archbishop Ireland
Law is order, and good law is good order.
– Aristotle
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
– William Blackstone
Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
– Cicero
Lawer: one who protects us against robbery by taking away the temptation.
– H. L. Mencken
Lawers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles Lamb
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
– Albert Einstein
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
– Albert Einstein
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
– Harriet Martineau
Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.
– Francis Bacon
Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation.
– Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist 22
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von Bismark
Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von Bismarck
Laws are man-made! They can be faulty, they can be childish, they can be ridiculous, they can be silly and they can even be utterly devilish! Anything man made is open to all the possibilities except perfection!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil.
– Plato
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
– Mark Twain
Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
– Benjamin Franklin
Laws were made to be broken.
– Christopher North
Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free.
– Danish proverb
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
– Danish proverb
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
– Jeremy Bentham
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles Lamb
Lay aside dreams of greatness and embrace dreams of dependency
– The Omani shed
Lay aside the thirst for honor from others and seek to honor others instead
– The Omani shed
Lay down your cynicism, and believe in the transformational power of love.
– Bryant McGill
Lay on, Macduff, And damn'd be him that first cries, Hold, enough
– William Shakespeare
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
– Jules Renard
Laziness may appear attractive but work gives satisfaction.
– Anne Frank
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
– Anne Frank

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