The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.

By : Mark Twain 0 Likes          


That was the first time I saw a horse start from a kneeling position!

By : Henny Youngman

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I don't understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us?

By : Sarah Michelle Gellar

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I am sorry to say that sometimes matters of very small importance waste a good deal of precious time, by the long and repeated speeches and chicanery of gentlemen who will not wholly throw off the lawyer even in Congress.

By : William Whipple

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I couldn't imagine what Fox thought they were doing, contemplating such a jagged protagonist for a prime-time drama. I only knew that I wanted the role very much.

By : Hugh Laurie

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Now I am a writer who can command fairly good payments from magazines with large circulations, I very often refuse to write for them and still write sometimes for small magazines for nothing.

By : George Woodcock

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Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.

By : Abraham Lincoln

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Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

By : Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Genghis Khan was a fascinating man and way ahead of his time.

By : Ian Botham

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The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.

By : Elijah Cummings

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Nature hath framed strange fellows in her time.

By : William Shakespeare

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On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself.

By : Georg Simmel

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For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.

By : Marshall McLuhan

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