Quotes by W, Willard Wirtz

Commencement speakers have a good deal in common with grandfather clocks Standing usually some six feet tall, typically ponderous in construction, more traditional than functional, their distinction is largely their noisy communication of essentially commonplace information.

W, Willard Wirtz

Other Great Authors

The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.

Paul Johannes Tillich

The man who does not learn is dark, like one walking in the night.

Chinese Proverb

A man does not sin by commission only, but often by omission.

Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine

Son, always tell the truth. Then you'll never have to remember what you said the last time.

Sam Rayburn

A friend is someone who knows you as you are, understands where you've been, accepts what you've become and still gently invites you to grow.


Genius might be described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds.

Samuel Butler »

Dick, frankly you do not have the war plan... which makes me quite happy.

Donald Rumsfeld, 1st briefing after shock and awe started »

You feel a little older in the morning. By noon I feel about 55.

Robert Joseph Bob Dole »