Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
Scream at God if that’s the only thing that will get results.
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
There’s no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
Most people perform essentially meaningless work. When they retire that truth is borne upon them.
When I came back to Dublin I was court marshaled in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence
All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.
God forgive us—but most of us grew up to be the sort of men our mothers warned us against.
No man can discover his own talents.
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
Nothing hurts more than the friendly letter that one never got around to writing.
If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self.
People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly
A baseball park is the one place where a man’s wife doesn’t mind his getting excited over somebody else’s curves
True, you can’t take it with you, but then, that’s not the place where it comes in handy.
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
Topics: Success & Failure, Success, Accomplishment, Success is not everything
Men will always delight in a woman whose voice is lined with velvet.
I am a daylight atheist.
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