A closed mouth gathers no feet.

If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it. - Charles F. Kettering

Dons Axiom: when all else fails, read the instructions.

When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum.

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
- Winston Churchill

Cheer up, the worst is yet to come.

When in darkness or in doubt, Run in circles, scream and shout.

Always draw your curves then plot the readings.

When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
- Mark Twain

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
- E. W. Howe

Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened.
- Arnold Bennett

There is no sense arguing with people so stupid they don't know you have the better of them.

A truly wise man never plays leapfrog with Unicorn.

You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.

Things will get worse before they get better.

Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.
- Aaron Burr

We shouldn't put off till tomorrow what we can do today, because if we enjoy it today, we can do it again tomorrow.

The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone he can blame it on.

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

No man was ever beaten by being knocked down. A man is beaten because he doesn't get up.

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

I'm not completely worthless. I can always serve as a bad example.

One of the most difficult things in the world is to know how to do something correctly, and to watch without comment, somebody else do it incorrectly.

A lot of people spend half their time wishing for things they could have if they didn't spend half their time wishing.

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
- Edgar W. Howe

A man is not old till regrets take the place of dreams.
- John Barrymore

Swallowing angry words is much easier than having to eat them.

The wind of anger blows out the light of intelligence.

The person who gets on a high horse is riding for a fall.

Attitudes are a lot like mirrors. Some can make you look and feel so much better than others.

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.

Sometimes it's holding on that makes you strong. Sometimes it's letting go.

Exhilaration is that feeling you get after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what's wrong with it.

There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.

Three words sum up what you can count on in life. It goes on.

One of the most useful things you can learn is to yawn with your mouth closed, or in such a way that people think you are smiling at them.

To be a success socially, you must learn to look interested when you are bored.

The secret of power is the knowledge that others are more cowardly than you are.
- Ludwig Boerne

If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive.
- Dale Carnegie

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interrested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interrested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a big ship.
- Benjamin Franklin

Don't worry over what other people are thinking about you. They're too busy worrying over what you are thinking about them.
- Anon.

Beware how you take away hope from any human being.
- Oliver Wendel Holmes

Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break.
- Jane Wells

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
- John F. Kennedy

Choose your friends carefully. Your enemies will choose you.
- Yassir Arafat

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
- Dale Carnegie

Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
- Lord Chesterfield

Keep up appearances whatever you do.
- Charles Dickens

Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut.
- Daniel Greenberg

Decide promptly, but never give your reasons. Your decisions may be right, but your reasons are sure to be wrong.
- Lord Mansfield

When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first.
- Josiah Quincy

Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
- Theodore Roosevelt

If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
- Henny Youngman

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