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"The necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance."
US patriot, brewer
(died near his birthday)
"The rain it raineth on the just
And also on the unjust fella;
But chiefly on the just, because
The unjust steals the just's umbrella."
US Senator (NC)
"Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer."
"Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last."
Remy de Gourmont
"The glittering structure of her cultivation sits on her novels like a rather showy icing that detracts from the cake beneath."
, on Edith Wharton
"It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout."
"That little white ball won't move until you hit it, and there's nothing you can do after it has gone."
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
US golf great
"I have gone to war too. I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving."
"I can write a song a day."
"I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get."
"Remember to never split an infinitive. The passive voice should never be used. Do not put statements in the negative form. Verbs has to agree with their subjects. Proofread carefully to see if you words out. If you reread your work, you can find on"
US writer, grammarian