There ought to be one day-- just one-- when there is open season on senators.

Howard Dietz

I don't like composers who think. It gets in the way of their plagiarism.

Charles Kuralt

It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.

To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

Herb Caen

Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.

The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.


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