Quotes on writing


The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money -- then make money with money -- then make lots of money with lots of money.

~ Paul Erdman

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade

~ Benjamin Franklin

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes. It can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. For a nuclear disaster, spread by winds and waters and fear, could well engulf the great and the small, the rich and the poor, the committed and the uncommitted alike. Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The strongest bulwark of authority is uniformity the least divergence from it is the greatest crime.

~ Emma Goldman

The ends must justify the means.

~ Matthew Prior

What is the first business of one who practices philosophy To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.

~ Epictetus

As ill-luck would have it.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Work 'em hard, play 'em hard, feed 'em up to the nines and send 'em to bed so tired that they are asleep before their heads are on the pillow.

~ Frank L. Boyden

The Padres, after winning the first game of the doubleheader, are ahead here in the top of the fifth and hoping for a split.

~ Jerry Coleman

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