The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. Dorothy Nevill
A lie told often enough becomes the truth. Lenin
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together … Carl Zwanzig
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things. William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616), “King Henry V”, Act 5 scene 1
Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Sir Winston Churchill
Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt… We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job. Sir Winston Churchill, Radio speech, 1941
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it. Sir Winston Churchill, speech in the House of Commons, July 14, 1940
If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life. Benjamin Franklin
Never confuse motion with action. Benjamin Franklin
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices. Benjamin Franklin
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government. Benjamin Franklin
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin