Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
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Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor.
At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology.
The power of visibility can never be underestimated.
The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
In thinking about religion and society in the 21st century, we should broaden the conversation about faith from doctrinal debates to the larger question of how it might inspire us to strengthen the bonds of belonging that redeem us from our solitude, helping us to construct together a gracious and generous social order.
Maria is the best reason to come home.