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I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
I was sure we would never see the adoption of the Euro. Countries giving up their currencies for a common tender was, it seemed to me, completely out of tune with currency being a carrier of people's cultural identity, celebrating national heroes and events, as it had been for hundreds of years.
And one thing I'd like to point out is that the system worked.
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
Beneath this slab
John Brown is stowed
He watched the ads
And not the road.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, And that's what parents were created for.
Experience! Wise men do not need it.
Experience! Idiots do not heed it.
Far from being the thief of time, procrastination is the king of it.
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
One would be in less danger
From the wiles of the stranger
If one's own kin and kith
Were more fun to be with.
You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely!
You don't need to interpret the tea leaves stuck in a cup to understand that people who work sitting down get paid more than those people who work standing up.
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.
Generally, large companies are so inwardly directed that staff memorandums about growing bureaucracy get more attention than the dwindling competitive advantage of being big in the first place. David, who has a life, needn't use a slingshot. Goliath, who doesn't, is too busy reading office memos.
The best way to guarantee a steady stream of new ideas is to make sure that each person in your organization is as different as possible from the others. Under these conditions, and only these conditions, will people maintain varied perspectives and demonstrate their knowledge in different ways.
Pride should consist in doing your job in the best possible manner.
The ambition of the greatest men of our generation has been to wipe every tear from every eye. That may be beyond us, but so long as there are tears and suffering, so long our work will not be over.
A credit card is a money tool, not a supplement to money. The failure to make this distinction has 'supplemented' many a poor soul right into bankruptcy.
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
Peace cannot be imposed, it must be negotiated.
Faith is not a conclusion from premisses, but the result of an act of the will, following on the conviction that to believe is a duty.
If we are intended for great ends, we are called to great hazards.
We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
When a woman is wearing shorts her charms are enlarged without being enhanced.
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this -devoted and obedient.This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The truly faithless one is the one who makes love to only a fraction of you. And denies the rest.
We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
There are interesting failures. There are prestige failures, and there are financial failures, but this is the sort of failure that gives failures a bad name.
Defeat doesn't finish a man - quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
The most dangerous man in America.
The press is the enemy.
You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.
Middle age is when, wherever you go on holiday, you pack a sweater.
Never apologize, mister. It's a sign of weakness.
The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change. The army knows no seasons.