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Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another. (Quote by - G. K. Chesterton)

Praise the sea; on shore remain. (Quote by - John Florio)

When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. (Quote by - Clifton Fadiman)

Cowards can never be moral. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell. (Quote by - Harry S. Truman)

More light! (Quote by - Goethe)

The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day. (Quote by - Norman Douglas)

You will be able to appreciate the influence of such an Engine on the future progress of science. I live in a country which is incapable of estimating it. (Quote by - Charles Babbage)

Who has not hopedTo outrage an enemy's dignity?Who has not been sweptBy the wish to hurt?And who has not thought that the impersonal worldDeserves no better than to be destroyedBy one fabulous sign of his displeasure? - The Face of Violence. (Quote by - J. Bronowski)

The words walked right out of my mouth. (Quote by - James Brady)

Their [the waiters'] eyes sparkled and their pencils flew as she proceeded to eviscerate my wallet - pâté, Whitstable oysters, a sole, filet mignon, and a favorite salad of the Nizam of Hyderabad made of shredded five-pound notes. (Quote by - S. J. Perelman)

Television: a medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well-done. (Quote by - Ernie Kovacs)

The world began without man, and it will complete itself without him. (Quote by - Claude Levi-strauss)

I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any. (Quote by - Emma Albani)

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

The man who has nothing to do is always the busiest. (Quote by - French Proverb)

No one can remember more than three points. (Quote by - Philip Crosby)

Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul. (Quote by - Montaigne)

There are things that are so serious that you can only joke about them. (Quote by - Heisenberg)

They were doing a full back shot of me in a swimsuit and I thought, Oh my God, I have to be so brave. See, every woman hates herself from behind. (Quote by - George Armstrong Custer)

We had the sky up there, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss whether they were made or just happened. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action. (Quote by - Frank Herbert)

A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success. (Quote by - Alec Waugh)

In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order. (Quote by - Idi Amin Dada)

If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating. (Quote by - Leigh Hunt)


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