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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
129
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
122
Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
117
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
154
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
127
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
135
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
95
The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
111
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
128
The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
105
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
128
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
132
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
184
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
121
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
112
Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
112
New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.
73
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
104
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.