G. M. Trevelyan

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.

He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.

Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.

Henry David Thoreau

I believe that the mind can be permanently profaned by the habit of attending to trivial things so that all our thoughts shall be tinged with triviality.

Jane Austen

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

Arnold H. Glasow

Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage the shorter the trip.

Elbert Hubbard

One can bear grief, but it takes two to be glad.

Charles-Pinot Duclos

The best government is not that which renders men the happiest but that which renders the greatest number happy.


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