All warfare is based on deception.
Success is like war and like charity in religion, it covers a multitude of sins.
Sir Charles Napier
The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
Men of polite learning and a liberal education.
French design hardly exists, except as artificial modernism.
We are more often frightened than hurt and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.
Seneca (Seneca the Elder)
American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
William Makepeace Thackeray
On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment -- half- time.
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
The productivity now at universities is terrible. Tenure is a terrible idea. It keeps them around forever and they don't have to work hard.
Men who accomplish great things in the industrial world are the ones who have faith in the money producing power of ideas.
Copyrighted © 2019 — Quotation.io. All rights reserved.
Made with by Overfeat