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“It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.”
“I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good”
“A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose.”
Samuel McChord Crothers
“If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him”
“Every crowd has a silver lining.”
“Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was able to look at the bight side rather than the dark side all the time. Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am.”
“The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.”
W. Clement Stone
“Write till your ink be dry, and with your tearsMoist it again, and frame some feeling lineThat may discover such integrity.”
“If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?”
“I had grown tired of standing in the lean and lonely front line facing the greatest enemy that ever confronted man-public opinion”
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