The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent, and is modest about it.
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James Agate (1877-1947) was a British writer famous for his witticisms. He reached prominence as a critic for the Sunday Times from 1923 until his death.
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.
There are more quarrels smothered by just shutting your mouth, and holding it shut, than by all the wisdom in the world.
All men are mortal, and therefore all men are losers; our profoundest loyalty goes out to the failed.
In a game, just losing is almost as satisfying as just winning. . . . In life the loser's score is always zero.
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