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American actress 1892-1980
A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
C. P. Snow
English novelist 1905-1980
A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you reSource: The Two Cultures (1959)
American cartoonist 1958-
Calvin: Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Hobbes: Probably so we can think twice.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
American cartoonist 1958-
Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice.
''I'm so insane, I voted for Eisenhower.'' ''Oh yeah, well I'm so insane, I voted for Eisenhower TWICE!''
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A metaphysician is one who, when you remark that twice two makes four, demands to know what you mean by twice, what by two, what by makes, and what by four. For asking such questions metaphysicians are supported in oriental luxury in the universities, and respected as educated and intelligent men.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
American statesman 1757-1804
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
American producer 1884-1974
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.Source: Bertrand Russells best: silhouettes in satire
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
As someone who flew two space capsules and twice landed in the ocean, I can attest from personal experience how much logistics work is needed to get you home.
British writer, criticus 1917-1993
Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace.
Canadian-born American former ice hockey player 1964-
Because I don't look like I'm skating around as hard as Bobby Bassen doesn't mean my mind isn't working twice as hard as Bobby's mind. Just because I can't fight like Kelly Chase doesn't mean standing in front of the net getting cross-checked and slashed isn't toughness as well.
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