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227 (yes Two Hundred and Twenty-Seven) of the best famous and not so famous quotes, articled in 14 Categories, filed from around the world.

Filed Under: A. A. Milne
Author  1882 - 1956

I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me.

Filed Under: Steve Allen
American Television Personality
1921 - 2000

This is The Tonight Show. I can't tell you too much about it, other than the fact that this program is going to go on forever. 1953 - The first broadcast of The Tonight Show

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Filed Under: Yogi Berra
U.S. Baseball Player  1925 - 2015

If the fans don't wanna come out to the ballpark, no one can stop 'em.

Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist  1812 - 1870

Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. Great Expectations

Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist
1812 - 1870

We need never be ashamed of our tears. Great Expectations

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Filed Under: Mae West
U.S. Movie Actress  1893 - 1980

I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.

Filed Under: A. A. Milne
Author  1882 - 1956

We can't all and some of us don't. That's all there is to it.

Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist
1812 - 1870

By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.

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Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist
1812 - 1870

Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.

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Filed Under: Erma Bombeck
U.S. Author  1927 - 1996

People are always asking couples whose marriage has endured at least a quarter of a century for their secret for success. Actually, it is no secret at all. I am a forgiving woman. Long ago, I forgave my husband for not being Paul Newman.

Filed Under: Laertius Diogenes
Biographer  180 AD - 240 AD

Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he, That when they speak truth they are not believed.

Filed Under: Mae West
U.S. Movie Actress
1893 - 1980

He who hesitates is a damned fool.

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Filed Under: Dorothy Parker
U.S. Author  1893 - 1967

Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses.

Filed Under: Edgar Bergen
U.S. Comedian  1903 - 1978

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.

Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist
1812 - 1870

By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.

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Filed Under: Mae West
U.S. Movie Actress  1893 - 1980

I used to be Snow White -- but I drifted.

Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist  1812 - 1870

Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Filed Under: Charles Dickens
English Novelist  1812 - 1870

It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. Bleak House

Filed Under: Dorothy Parker
U.S. Author
1893 - 1967

I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.

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Filed Under: Woody Allen
Director  1935 -

At the opera in Milan with my daughter and me, Needleman leaned out of his box and fell into the orchestra pit. Too proud to admit it was a mistake, he attended the opera every night for a month and repeated it each time.

Filed Under: Dorothy Parker
U.S. Author  1893 - 1967

She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B. Speaking of Katharine Hepburn

Filed Under: Mae West
U.S. Movie Actress
1893 - 1980

Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothaches.

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Filed Under: Woody Allen
Director  1935 -

How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size?

Filed Under: Yogi Berra
U.S. Baseball Player  1925 - 2015

Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical.