Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Irish authors
"The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed"
"I've always enjoyed a woman's company more than men's. They're usually better looking"
"My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past"
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance"
"All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing"
"Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over"
"Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible"
"Those that vow the most are the least sincere"
"There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature"
"The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed"
"The glorious uncertainty of the law was a thing well known and complained of, by all ignorant people, but all learned gentleman considered it as its greatest excellency"
"I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it"
"I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me"
"My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!"
"Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked"
"Be just before you are generous"
"You know it is not my interest to pay the principal, or my principal to pay the interest"
"Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you"
"There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed; and I thought it my duty to do so"
"Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature"
"Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I'll take kingdoms back from thine"
"Death's a debt; his mandamus binds all alike- no bail, no demurrer"
"'Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion"
"The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed"
"He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts"
"Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day"
"To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief"
"There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy"
"Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword"
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