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When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.
– Gertrude Stein
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not Guilty."
– Theodore Roosevelt
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'
– Theodore Roosevelt
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it.
– Bernard Bailey
When they kept you out it was because you were black when they let you in, it is because you are black. That's progress
– Marilyn French
When they took the 4th Amendment, I was quiet because I didn't deal drugs. When they took the 6th Amendment, I was quiet because I am innocent. When they took the 2nd Amendment, I was quiet because I don't own a gun. Now they have taken the 1st Amendment, and I can only be quiet.
– Lyle Myhur
When things are at their worst I find something always happens.
– W. Somerset Maugham
When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.
– Malcolm Forbes
When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
When this girl at the museum asked me who I liked better, Monet or Manet, I said, 'I like mayonnaise.' She just stared at me, so I said it again, louder. Then she left. I guess she went to try to find some mayonnaise for me.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
– Miguel de Cervantes
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius lift up thy head
– William Blake
When thou utterest not a word thou hast laid thy hand upon it; when thou hast uttered it, it hath laid its hand on thee.
– Sa?di
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
– Author Unknown
When times are good, be happy, but when time are bad consider; God has made the one as well as the other.
– Bible, Ecclesaistes 7:14
When trying to teach someone a boundary, they learn less from the enforcement of the boundary and more from the way the boundary was established.
– Bryant McGill
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
– William Jr. Wrigley
When two persons are together, two of them must no whisper to each other, without letting the third hear; because it would hurt him.
– Prophet Mohammad, Bukhari & Muslim
When two quarrel, both are to blame.
– Dutch Proverb
When unhappy, one doubts everything when happy, one doubts nothing.
– Joseph Roux
When violence enters the house, law and justice flee through the window.
– Vikrant Parsai
When visiting Paris one should throw their itinerary out the window and simply let Paris show you her beauty, her way.
– Robert Bonhomme
When vultures watching your civilization begin dropping dead, it is time to pause and wonder.
– David Brower
When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the "division" of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form.
– Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1950)

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