Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
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"
"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end"
"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"
"Television is democracy at its ugliest"
"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets"
"Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures"
"We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing"
"Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life"
"Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones"
"Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life"
"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"
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