Clare Booth Luce

There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.

When you make your peace with authority, you become authority.

It's all right to have a train of thoughts, if you have a terminal.

If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like his dream, we call him a crank.

Celia Green

The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.

I can't listen to that much Wagner; I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.

Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.

Ben Stein

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.

Speech is civilization itself. The word, even the most contradictory word, preserves contact. It is silence which isolates.

Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.


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