Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as "suits."

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.

One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.

The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.

Doris Lessing

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in 70 or 80 years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all.

Darby Conley

Sometimes its good to contrast what you like with something else. It makes you appreciate it even more.

Charles Kingsley

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

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