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Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

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You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep a grateful journal. Every night,
list five things you are grateful for.
- Oprah Winfrey

 

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

I have these visions of myself being thirty,
thirty-five, forty having a family.
- Nastassja Kinski

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

I don't smoke, don't drink much, and go to the gym five times a week.
I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great.
I can run a marathon, you know.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;
wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an
unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine
and psychology in the world.
- Paul Dudley White

Poets have said that the reason to have children is
to give yourself immortality.
Immortality? Now that I have five children,
my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.
- Bill Cosby

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.
She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck,
but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
- Steven Wright

I grew up in a very religious family.
I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child.
Just how childlike golf players become is proven by
their frequent inability to count past five.
- John Updike

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

A child of five would understand this.
Send someone to fetch a child of five.
- Groucho Marx

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?
Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

We usually never got out of there before four or five o'clock in the morning.
Every morning.
So it was rough.
- Cab Calloway

Everyone has talent at twenty-five.
The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
- Edgar Degas

I even lived on campus to get the college experience.
I had five roommates and I still keep in touch with
them while I'm on the road.
- Tatyana Ali

The first writing I did was short short stories for
a newspaper syndicate for which I was paid five dollars a piece on publication.
- Theodore Sturgeon

My sister and I are opposites in many ways.
She is six feet tall, while I'm five feet four.
- Tracy Austin

A detective sees death in all the various forms at least five times a week.
- Evan Hunter

Of the first seven novels I wrote, numbers four and five were published.
Numbers one, two, three, six, and seven,
have never seen the light of day...
and rightly so.
- Sue Grafton

I've been reading horror since I was five years old.
- George Stephen

Seventy-five percent of MS sufferers are women.
- Teri Garr

We inherit plots.
There are only two or three in the world,
five or six at most.
We ride them like treadmills.
- Janette Turner Hospital

I don't think anyone connected with Five-O believed
the show would last as long as it did.
- James MacArthur

Colonel Parker asked Henry and me to come to Elvis'
suite and have breakfast.
There were at least five policemen stationed up there.
He was talking on the telephone.
- Minnie Pearl

I have been five minutes too late all my life-time!
- Hannah Cowley

My goal is two pages a day, five days a week.
I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it.
After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
- Kate DiCamillo

I can talk to anybody but when it comes to somebody that I like,
then I turn into like this five-year-old kindergartener in a sandbox.
- Jonathan Bennett

I'm a farm boy.
If we need five people to haul in hay,
we don't take one and just work them to death.
- Lincoln Davis

When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct
from the government and for that stipend we had an
obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years.
- Josef Albers

You can't get any movement larger than five people
without including at least one flippin idiot.
- Kim Stanley Robinson

I wore bulletproof vests, and my bodyguards had the
option of having bulletproof vests -
I bought five sets.
- Ernst Zundel

I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail,
got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.
- Tupac Shakur

I haven't seen one guy beat five people yet.
It needs to be done collectively.
- Eric Snow

My guitar only has five strings 'cause the top one
broke and I decided not to put it back on:
when I play chords I only play bar chords,
and the top one always used to cut me there.
- Brian Eno

How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven.
- Spike Milligan

Ninety-five percent of our wool is going to China.
- Jim Elliot

I was with one at a time with the other four watching.
It was a little uncomfortable, actually.
I wouldn't recommend five at once.
There's just not enough guy to go around.
- Charlie Sheen

The people of the Southern States now own near five
millions of these negroes,
and they are worth to them near three millions of dollars.
- John H. Reagan

When I was five.
That's when I started to love film.
- Dario Argento

I wanted to be in this business, and once I got into
the business I knew I enjoyed it,
and I liked it, and I wanted to continue,
but I never had a five year plan.
- Sam Donaldson

Well, when I did Underworld 2, I was in Vancouver for
five months and I was reminiscent to be back up there.
- Scott Speedman

I played the best role I've ever seen on TV or film in the last five years.
It was hugely gratifying.
- Sherry Stringfield

After four or five different wars, I grew weary of that work,
partly because in an open war, open to coverage,
as Vietnam was, it's not that difficult,
really.
- Morley Safer

For Closer, we've had five weeks.
You go into every single word because it's very,
very concentrated dialogue.
- Anna Friel

I took five years on the first volume,
five years on the second volume, and ten years on the third volume.
- Shelby Foote

The first time I got up in front of an audience was terror,
abject terror, which continued for another four or five years.
There still is, a little bit.
- Bob Newhart

Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot
make a complete use of the other five.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I felt invincible.
My strength was that of a giant.
God was certainly standing by me.
I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet.
- Carry Nation

Crows are incredibly smart.
They can be taught five things on the drop.
- Robbie Coltrane

The conception of two people living together for twenty-five
years without having a cross word suggests a lack of
spirit only to be admired in sheep.
- Alan Patrick Herbert

I maintain that two and two would continue to make four,
in spite of the whine of the amateur for three,
or the cry of the critic for five.
- James Whistler

The five separate fingers are five independent units.
Close them and the fist multiplies strength.
This is organization.
- James Cash Penney

During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO,
high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized
that health is central to sustainable development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Four or five frigates will do the business without any military force.
- Lord North

I am not a newcomer, you know, so I want to be judged
for what I did when I was prime minister last time
in Italy and president of the European Commission for more than five years.
- Romano Prodi

My point is that, over the years, I've taught five
thousand people acting and lately I have a lot of energy on these kids,
having the same break I had as a high school girl.
- Sally Kirkland


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