Quotes By Rote

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion... It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation - persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.

~ Alexander Graham Bell

The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subltly and feel nobly.
~ Aldous Huxley

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
~ Mark Twain

The ways by which you may get money almost without exception lead downward. - from Live Without Principle
~ Henry David Thoreau

Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose if you belittle yourself, you are believed if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved.
~ Michel de Montaigne

Successful ... politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies.
~ Walter Lippmann


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