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I want to share something with you: The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, Boss! Number 3: It was like that when I got here.

Matt Groening

I know we're not saints or virgins or lunatics; we know all the lust and lavatory jokes, and most of the dirty people; we can catch buses and count our change and cross the roads and talk real sentences. But our innocence goes awfully deep, and our discreditable secret is that we don't know anything at all, and our horrid inner secret is that we don't care that we don't.

Dylan Thomas

He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.

Samuel Johnson

Sen. Kerry is the man who has voted against mandatory sentences for gang activity and for people who sell drugs to children.

Bill Weld

A governor has the power to stay executions or commute sentences on a case-by-case basis, not to issue a blanket moratorium. We have put in place the safeguards necessary to protect innocent men and women from being executed.

Bill Brady

Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them.

David Reisman

The ones who are serving life sentences are victims.

Linda Foley

Any revolutionary agitation exacts enormous sacrifices, not so much in terms of prison sentences and years of incarceration which have been raining down by the hundreds of years annually, as in terms of the manifold personal sacrifices sustained by.

Peter Kropotkin

It's a deal you don't pass up when you're facing two five-to-life sentences.

Jim Park

Generally speaking, when you have minority males killing minority males involved in the drug trade ? while convictions result and life sentences result ? juries do not generally impose the death penalty.

Kevin Mcnally

I look at it this way. He (Payton) is going to have to sit there for however long he lives, and think about what he did every day. To me, that's a good punishment. Three life sentences. He's never going to get a chance to hurt or kill an old woman, a little girl, a young woman again.

Lucy Stewart

What they decided to do was tell judges to do whatever you want as long as you make the sentences higher. Go ahead and give people multiple sentences and make them run consecutively. Go ahead and give people the maximum. But that's not what Senate Bill 2 was about. They seem to have taken away any ability for the courts of appeals to review a sentence.

Jeffrey Gamso

Short sentences drawn from long experiences.

Miguel de Cervantes

It's going to help jurors reach a just verdict, ... These are sentences you could talk to somebody about, and they probably will understand what it means.

Mark Chambers

I know Ray's style. I've known it since we were little. I give him a lick on the guitar and he knows what's coming. There is that sibling harmony. That same-heartbeat kind of thing. He knows what I want to say. It is like finishing each other's sentences.

Robert Vega

The seven-year prison sentence is not that great, but it's not out of the ballpark for sentences in Mississippi.

Larry Knight

What we're doing is we're adding about three sentences to the state statue on scenic byways.

Jerry Elder

If that was true, we wouldn't see any death sentences coming out of Texas — unanimous jury required. We wouldn't see any death sentences coming out of California, out of Virginia, out of Georgia, where unanimous juries are required.

Larry Spalding

During rehearsals, to keep things lively, I'd sometimes make up something a little dirty - or very dirty. A lot of us have improv backgrounds, and everyone would crack up. People would say, 'I wish we had taped this.' I think the sentences are the kind of thing that lends itself to the dark side of humor.

Jay Reiss

Equations are the devil's sentences.

Stephen Colbert