Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails.

F. L. Lucas

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Leon Edel The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
Marilyn Monroe Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Norman Cousins The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
Winston Churchill Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
Benjamin Franklin Applause waits on success.
Earl Warren To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone.
George Burns Everything that goes up must come down. But there comes a time when not everything that's down can come up.
Alphonsus Liguori Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
Abba Eban I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.
Scott Stapp I always believed in God and Christ, but I was in rebellion - trying to make my relationship with God fit into my life instead of making my life fit in with him. I was stubborn.
Charles Eastman The clan is nothing more than a larger family, with its patriarchal chief as the natural head, and the union of several clans by intermarriage and voluntary connection constitutes the tribe.
John James Audubon Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.
Conan O’Brien Officials at the White House are saying that President Bush hasn't changed his schedule much since the war started. The main difference, they say, is that he's started watching the news and taping Sponge Bob.
Cesare Pavese It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Jay Leno Today, one year after their divorce, Pamela and Tommy Lee announced they're getting back together. You know what that means? There's still hope for Ike and Tina Turner.
Dennis Potter Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe.
Tom Peters Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.
Peer Steinbruck Europe is difficult to coordinate, and our main deficit may not even lie in this area of finance and economics, but in foreign and security policy. We have a leadership problem because we are still 27 different members who have still not decided on how to work with each other based on what we used t...
David Hockney I went to art school actually when I was sixteen years old.
Lord Chesterfield The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.

F. L. Lucas

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