The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
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You may have noticed that the less I know about a subject the more confidence I have, and the more new light I throw on it.
We are all alike, on the inside.
Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.
Ill risk forty dollars that he can outjump an frog in Calaveras county.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
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Theory is splendid but until put into practice, it is valueless.
James Cash Penney