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The trouble with trying to get away from it all nowadays is that most of it is portable.
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!
When I began this letter I thought I had something to say; but I believe the truth was I had nothing to say.
I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.
Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterward.
All good writing is swimming underwater and holding your breath.
(1896—1940), quoted in Sheilah Graham's Beloved Infidel
Cut out all those exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.
Our minds can shape the way a thing will be because we act according to our expectations.
Conscience, fed up with money, disinclines remorse.