The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
Short words are the best and old words when short are best of all.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you!
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
I have never developed indigestion from eating my words.
Eating words has never given me indigestion.
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
Writing is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.
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