The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.
Do you have a favorite Mark Twain quote?
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“There are lies, damn lies, and statistics” ~ Mark Twain
Thanks, Gary. That’s a good one.
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