The English language is rather like a monster accordion, stretchable at the whim of the editor, compressible ad lib.
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Robert William Burchfield (January 27, 1923 - July 5, 2004) was a scholar, writer, and lexicographer.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch ...
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
If you can keep your head when all about you / Are losing theirs—and blaming it on you.
When your opponent is drowning, throw the son of a bitch an anvil.
… people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
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