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

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I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.

James Madison

I don't think I'm ever more 'aware' than I am right after I hit my thumb with a hammer.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

It may just be because I get homesick, but I have concluded Washington's cherry blossoms are just plain overrated.

Newt Gingrich

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

Mark Twain

The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building.

Niccolo Machiavelli »

Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.

Jean Jacques Rousseau »

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.

Aristotle »