How empty is theory in the presence of fact!
("A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
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It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a single sentence, is worthy to rank as a prize composition just by itself... Anybody can have ideas--the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
Names are not always what they seem. The common Welsh name BZJXXLLWCP is pronounced Jackson.
The master minds of all nations, in all ages, have sprung in affluent multitude from the mass of the nation, and from the mass of the nation only -- not from its privileged classes.
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