Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
Quote by Josh Billings
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As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Men mourn for what they have lost women for what they ain't got.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
I knew at an early age I wanted to act. Acting was always easy for me. I don't believe in predestination, but I do believe that once you get where ever it is you are going, that is where you were going to be.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
People living deeply have no fear of death.
I woke up full of hate and fear the day before the most recent peace march in San Francisco. This was disappointing: I'd hoped to wake up feeling somewhere between Virginia Woolf and Wavy Gravy.
I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
My sisters have been baptized and my dad is a deacon at his church now. Sadly my mother passed away but what I can say is that the Jehovah Witnesses took very good care of her up until she died.