Quotes by W. Allingham

Politeness costs nothing. Nothing, that is, to him that shows it but if often costs the world very dear.

W. Allingham

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The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Alan Saporta

There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.

Christine Lavin

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.

Edgar Watson Howe

There are three great friends an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.

Benjamin Franklin

A theory has only the alternative of being wrong. A model has a third possibility - it might be right but irrelevant.

Manfred Eigen

Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.

Michael Crichton, Caltech Michelin Lecture, January 17, 2003 »

You try to give away what you want yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold »