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Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.
—Edgar Watson Howe

I lived what most people call the good life. I was happy, but deep inside I always felt that, with the short amount of time we are given to live and

San Francisco is one of the few cities that has all the energy, all the wealth, all the courage and all the ability that is needed to undertake and carry this project to success.
—Joseph Strauss, Chief Engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge, on May 16, 1924


Note: The Golden Gate Bridge opened to vehicular traffic on May 28, 1937

New York now leads the world’s great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn’t make a sudden move.
—David Letterman

The U.S. Constitution is less than a quarter the length of the owner’s manual for a 1998 Toyota Camry, and yet it has managed to keep 300 million of the

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go but where they ought to be. —Rosalynn Carter

Do not be afraid of people who seem different from you. Different always turns out to be an illusion. —Mark Twain

Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
—William James

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
—Scott Adams

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