There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.
Franklin Pierce Adams (1881 - 1960)
Contributed by: Zaady
Having imagination, it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that, if you were unimaginative, would take you only a minute. Or you might not write the paragraph at all.
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
I am easily influenced. Compared with me a weather vane is Gibraltar.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.
Source: Nods and Becks (1944)
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