Thursday, January 21, 2016

Words to Live By by Mortimer B. Zuckerman

Loud speaker against sky

These sayings from the famous and the unknown alike helped me keep my sense of humor through the year.

- How to negotiate: Walk a mile in his shoes. So when the deal falls apart, you’ll be a mile away and you’ll have his shoes.

- I have the growing feeling that the older I get, the better I was.

- It is no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or the other.
– George H.W. Bush

- A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

- There is no greater pain than happiness remembered in times of misery.

- A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.

- All great questions must be raised by great voices, and the greatest voice is the voice of the people. – Robert Kennedy

- A speech is like God’s grace, it passes all understanding, and like God’s mercy it goes on forever.

- Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. – Edward Abbey

- Nothing is impossible for the person who doesn’t have to do it.

- He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. – Winston Churchill

- If there was any justice in the world, people would be able to fly over pigeons for a change.

- If Roosevelt were alive today, he’d turn over in his grave. – Samuel Goldwyn

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