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Just as our bread, mixed and baked, packaged and sold without benefit of accident or human frailty, is uniformly good and uniformly tasteless, so will our speech become one speech.
I know people who are so immersed in road maps that they never see the countryside they pass through, and others who, having traced a route, are held to it as though held by flanged wheels to rails.
Niagara Falls is very nice. I'm very glad I saw it, because from now on if I am asked whether I have seen Niagara Falls I can say yes, and be telling the truth for once.
The difficulty of course is that I like women. It is only wives I am in trouble with.
One can't be happy as I have been for very long. There's a law against it. I have worked hard and enjoyed my work and it is the punishment of man to hate his work. Sooner or later I will have work that I hate.
I learned that all of my manuscripts have been rejected three or four times since I last heard. It is a nice thing to know that so many people are reading my books. That is one way of getting an audience.
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
No one wants advice - only corroboration.
It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
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Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
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You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
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Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
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