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The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives.
– Calvin Trillin
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
– Jean Kerr
The aviation prizes, such as the Orteig Prize, built the aviation industry into what it is today. The competitors for the aviation prizes captured our imagination and instilled a sense of adventure in all of us which allowed aviation to grow as an industry with the support of the public. The X PRIZE, like the Orteig Prize before it, offers the spark needed to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit necessary to build this new industry and make us a true space-faring civilization.
– Norman LaFave
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
– John Maynard Keynes
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
– John Maynard Keynes
The avoidance of taxes is the only pursuit that carries any reward.
– John Maynard Keynes
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.
– Paul Johannes Tillich
The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.
– Karl von Clausewitz
The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.
– Tom Stoppard
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
– Saadi
The bad news is time flies like an arrow and the good news is the bow is in your hands.
– Vikrant Parsai
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
– Michael Althsuler
The ballot is stronger than bullets.
– Joseph Schumpeter
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
– Abraham Lincoln
The barb in the arrow of childhood suffering is this its intense loneliness, its intense ignorance.
– Akhenaton
The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, Thus far and no farther.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
The basic difference between an ordinary person and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary person takes everything as a blessing or a curse.
– Carlos Castaneda
The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
– Charlie Chaplin
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.
– Henry Louis Mencken
The basic notion underlying USENET is the flame.
– Chuq Von Rospach
The basic problem is that our civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
– Andre Malraux
The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest.
– Barbara M. White
The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.
– Eric Hoffer
the Basil Spence Syndrome. When Coventry Cathedral was going up and in the public eye, he went through a lean period when he wasn't offered any jobs at all because people thought he wouldn't have time for anything else.
– Philip Powell
The basis for optimism is sheer terror.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

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