Quotes: sometimes

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  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
    Evan Esar
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    A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
  • John H. Patterson
    John H. Patterson
    American businessman, industrialist and salesperson 1844-1922
    John H. Patterson
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    An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
    Lewis Carroll
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    ''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.
  • Russell Lynes
    Russell Lynes
    American editor, criticus 1910-
    Russell Lynes
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    A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have sometimes made a hero of the same man who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
  • Saki
    Saki
    British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro 1870-1916
    Saki
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    A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
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