The best Quotations


A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. he has until 5 p.m. to make this molehill into a mountain. an accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
- Fred A. Allen

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred A. Allen

A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. he has until 5 p.m. to make this molehill into a mountain. an accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
- Fred A. Allen

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred A. Allen

The government is unresponsive to the needs of the little man. under 5'7, it is impossible to get your congressman on the phone.
- Woody Allen

Her name was called lady helena herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl.
- Daisy Ashford

I refuse to admit that i am more than 52, even if that makes my children illegitimate.
- Nancy Astor

Our civilization survives in the complacency of cowardly or malignant minds - a sacrifice to the vanity of aging adolescents. in 1953, excess is always a comfort, and sometimes a career.
- Albert Camus

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. the world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
- Andrew Carnegie

I began revolution with 82 men. if i had [to] do it again, i do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. it does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
- Fidel Castro

The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
- Deepak Chopra

Remember when $25, 000 was a success? now it is a garbage collector.
- Frank Dane

I'd marry again if i found a man who had 15 million and would sign over half of it to me before the marriage and guarantee he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

You will, i am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Conrad hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. he gave me 5, 000 gideon bibles.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will.
- Paul Harvey

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

I am being frank about myself in this book. i tell of my first mistake on page 850.
- Henry Kissinger

Sex appeal is 50% what you've got and 50% what people think you've got.
- Sophia Loren

Someday you will read in the papers that moody is dead. don't you believe a word of it. at that moment i shall be more alive than i am now. i was born of the flesh in 1837, i was born of the spirit in 1855. that which is born of the flesh may die. that which is born of the spirit shall live forever.
- Dwight L. Moody

When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. i used to think getting old was about vanity - but actually it's about losing people you love. getting wrinkles is trivial.
- Joyce Carol Oates

Republicans believe every day is the fourth of july, but the democrats believe every day is april 15.
- Ronald Reagan

When you say you'll meet someone at 11:00 am, be there at 10:45. when you promise a check on the 30th, send it on the 28th. whatever you agree to do, do it a bit more. start with your employees, then extend it to everyone you deal with. news will soon get around that you are a person of your word.
- Charles Prestwich Scott

I'm 65 and i guess that puts me in with the geriatrics. but if there were fifteen months in every year, i'd only be 48. that's the trouble with us. we number everything. take women, for example. i think they deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of 28 and 40.
- James Thurber

If you want to get elected, shake hands with 25, 000 people between and november 7.
- Harry S. Truman


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Quotation More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us. - writer
Quotation The human mind treats a new idea the way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it. - writer
Quotation Considering the absence of legal coercion, the surprising thing is that men have for so long, and, on the whole, so reliably, adhered to what we might call the ''breadwinner ethic.'' - writer
Quotation If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company. - writer
Quotation To live without Hope is to Cease to live. - writer
Quotation Rarity gives a charm; so early fruits and winter roses are the most prized; and coyness sets off an extravagant mistress, while the door always open tempts no suitor. - writer