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The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
The children will not leave unless I do. I shall not leave unless their father does, and the King will not leave the country in any circumstances whatever.
Topic: Queen
Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.
Topic: Lies
The demands of unbounded individualism need to be weighed in the light of inherent social constraints which can only change their form but cannot be eliminated without eliminating civilization.
Topic: Society
Etiquette is behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.
Topic: Manners
Author: Will Cuppy
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age--I missed it coming and going.
Topic: Respect
Author: J B Priestly
Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves.
Topic: Motivation
Author: Herman Cain
In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.
Topic: Advice
Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
Topic: Chastity
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Topic: Religion
Author: Thomas Szasz
God hath sworn to lift on high Who sinks himself by true humility.
Topic: Humility
Author: John Keble
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. -James Baldwin.
Topic: Education
The Lofty Gate of the Royal Tent.
Topic: Turkey
France is an absolute monarchy, tempered by ballads.
Topic: France
Author: Unknown
Blest hour! It was a luxury--to be!
Topic: Luxury
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
Author: Unknown
No one knows what he can do till he tries.
Topic: Effort
Author: Syrus
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
Topic: Manners
A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished.
Topic: Quotes
Author: The Talmud
Only a newspaper! Quick read, quick lost, Who sums the treasure that it carries hence? Torn, trampled under feet, who counts thy cost, Star-eyed intelligence?
Topic: Journalism
Author: Mary Clemmer