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"You can only improve on saying nothing by saying nothing often."—Frank Tyger "I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head."—Theodore Roosevelt "Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit."—R. E. Shay "The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything."—Voltaire "Democracy is ever eager for rapid progress, and the only progress which can be rapid is progress downhill."—Sir James Jearis "A cold is both positive and negative; sometimes the eyes have it and sometimes the nose."—William Lyon Phelps "Speaking or writing without thinking is like shooting without aiming."—Arnold Glasow "The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them."—Frank McKinney Hubbard "When 1 rest, I rust."—Fritz Thyssen "Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order."—John Adams "Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage."—Disraeli "Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone."—T. Jones. "Busy souls have no time to be busybodies."—Austin O'Malley ERRATUM In "It Has Been Said" and collected by I. N. Dubin (21, 296, Winter 1978) on page 300, last line, for "include" read "incline." 446 T. H. Seldon ¦ It Has Been Said ...


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