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"
"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"
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