Quotes by Alfred E. Wiggam

A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time.

Alfred E. Wiggam

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Everything may happen. (Omnio fieri possent.)

Seneca, Epistuloe ad Lucilium, Epis. LXX, 9

How frequently are the honesty and integrity of a man disposed of by a smile or a shrug. How many good and generous actions have been sunk into oblivion by a distrustful look, or stamped with the imputation of bad motives, by a mysterious and seasonable whisper!

Sterne

Jack Me I'm dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest. Honestly. It's the honest ones you want to watch out for, because you can never predict when they're going to do something incredibly... stupid.

Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl

If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.

Oprah Winfrey

Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to the garage makes you a car.

Laurence J. Peter

Well, I thought my razor was dull until I heard his speech.

Julius Henry Marx »

The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.

George Frost Kennan »