Literature has nothing to do with usefulness; the most useful place in any house is the toilet.

Cyril Connolly

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice.

Instead of listening to what is being said to them, many people are already listening to what they are going to say.

The trouble with most people is that they listen with their mouths.

A linquist is anyone who can make himself misunderstood in more than one language.

There's a line on the ocean where you lose a day when you cross it; there's a line on the highway where you can do much better.

It never occurs to politicians that Abraham Lincoln is worth imitating as well as quoting.

Be hopeful of a person whose limitations are not yet known; maybe he won't reach them.

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