When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always be worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.
Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)
Contributed by: Zaady
Trying to impress others does - usually in quite the opposite way.
One often reads about the art of conversation-how it's dying or what's needed to make it flourish, or how rare good ones are. But wouldn't you agree that the infinitely more valuable rara avis [rare bird] is a good listener.
Living and dreaming are two different things - but you can't do one without the other.
Making mistakes is human ... repeating 'em is too.
Meaningful truths are never newly discovered; they're just uncovered anew.
Knowing when to keep your mouth shut is invariably more important than opening it at the right time.
. . . the most difficult thing asked by our young is not our earnings but our ears.
A bore is someone who persists in holding his own views after we have enlightened him with ours.
Few businessmen are capable of being in politics - they don't understand the democratic process-they have neither the tolerance nor the depth it takes - democracy isn't a business.
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