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
Famous quotes by Playwrights
"The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed"
"I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me"
"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend"
"If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice"
"There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother"
"The human mind is a dramatic structure in itself and our society is absolutely saturated with drama"
"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets"
"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"
"I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere"
"Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics"
"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"
"I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me"
"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"
"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"
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