If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.

Bill Gates

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

Mark Twain

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

You only lose what you cling to.


The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.

Mary Bethune

I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.

Johnny Carson

I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

Alexander the Great

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.

Oscar Wilde

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther.

Thomas Carlyle

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Oscar Wilde

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.

Isaac Asimov

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Oscar Wilde

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

Herman Melville

One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.

George W. Bush

Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.

John F. Kennedy