Alexander Woollcott

There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.

Christopher Isherwood

Only those who are capable of silliness can be called truly intelligent.

George Orwell

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity.

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Ernest Hemingway

The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.

George Berkeley

Truth is the cry of all, but the game of few.

Friedrich von Schiller

A beautiful soul has no other merit than its own existence.

Henry James

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.

The formula for achieving a successful relationship: You should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.

George Santayana

Miracles are propitious accidents, the natural causes of which are too complicated to be readily understood.


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