Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Quote by Samuel Butler
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People care more about being thought to have taste than about being good, clever, or amiable.
An apology for the devil it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case God has written all the books.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs.
Logic is like the sword--those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious.
He that is down can fall no lower.
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do.
Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes. Family is forever.
When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic.
If money titles meant anything, I'd play more tournaments. The only thing that means a lot to me is winning. If I have more wins than anybody else and win more majors than anybody else in the same year, then it's been a good year.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Frankly, if you do politics, you should not be thinking about your dignity.
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
I got a lot of things that society had promised would make me whole and fulfilled - all the things that the culture tells you from preschool on will quiet the throbbing anxiety inside you - stature, the respect of colleagues, maybe even a kind of low-grade fame.
Perhaps religious conscience upsets the designs of those who feel that the highest wisdom and authority comes from government. But from the beginning, this nation trusted in God, not man. Religious liberty is the first freedom in our Constitution.