The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.
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Principles aren’t of much account anyway, except at election time. After that you hang them up to let them season.
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a personality which, by birth and quality, is pledged to the doctrines there set forth, and which exists to see and state things so, and not otherwise.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
We’re comic. We’re all comics. We live in a comic time. And the worse it gets the more comic we are.
October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.
The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.
Does he council you better who bids you, Money, by right means, if you can: but by any means, make money?
Who prays for Satan? Who, in 1,800 years, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself, and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.