In every ancient religious and sacred text, faith is a verb; a thing to be demonstrated. It is in modern days that we have diluted faith from an act to a philosophy.
Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand.
My greatest fear is that the audience will beat me to the punch line.
If you stop telling people it's all sorted out after they're dead, they might try sorting it out while they're alive.
When an elderly woman was asked why she was standing in line to buy stamps from a teller when she could have used a stamp machine she replied: The machine won't ask me about my arthritis!
The sale begins when the customer says yes.
The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be.
The man who is a pessimist before forty-eight knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little
Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
Harold S. Geneen
Life begets life. Energy creates energy.It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
I have not failed, I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
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