Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce believe that such a man as this one ever in flesh and blood walked upon this Earth.
Naggers always know what they are doing. They weigh up the risks, then they go on and on and on until they get what they want or until they get punched.
The established government has no more right to call itself the state than the smoke of London has to call itself the weather.
George Bernard Shaw
The long unmeasured pulse of time moves everything. There is nothing hidden that it cannot bring to light, nothing once known that may not become unknown.
[I]f the writer does his job right, what he basically does is remind the reader of how smart the reader is.
David Foster Wallace
A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny.
A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.
How one stands up to any sort of allegation in the heat of political battle reveals the strength and nature of your character. It's one of the reasons we have campaigns.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
A really well-made buttonhole is the only link between Art and Nature.
Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
I felt ashamed now that I tried to take my life.It is such a precious thing.I had no one to talk me out of my despair,and that was a mistake.You need to keep people close.You need to give them access to your heart.
Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
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