A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.
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Samuel Johnson Quotes
Golf is a game in which you claim the privileges of age, and retain the playthings of childhood.
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.
The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
You teach your daugthers the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
A cucumber should be well-sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out.
Hope is necessary in every condition.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
I have found you an argument: but I am not obliged to find you an understanding.
In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy.
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix.
But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.
You're basically the sum of all the experiences you've ever had, and they're sort of shaken up in you and reproduced in the things you create, and that includes seeing movies.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.