Think about it…

This is a complete collection of “foreign” quotes feeding the random “Think about it…” sidebar box. Russian expressions can be found in a separate post.

  • “One of the keys to happiness is bad memory.” — Rita Mae Brown
  • “It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.” — Italo Calvino
  • “Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.” — Gioacchino Rossini
  • “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” — Mark Twain
  • “Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience.” — Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon
  • “Love is a war: easy to begin, difficult to end, and never to forget.”
  • “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” — Confucius
  • “Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “Als wäre der Tod eine Sache der Zeit.” — Max Frisch
  • “La paresse est la mère de tous les vices.”
  • “Qui va lentement va sûrement.”
  • “Il y a loin du dire au faire.”
  • “I know I can't change you. But you can change yourself.” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “Rear view is deceptive.” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “You can't undo what you never did, but you can undo your not doing anything.” — Gray S. Oldman
  • “Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.”
  • “You'll never have a second chance to make a first impression.”
  • “Never try to outstubborn a cat.” — Lazarus Long (from "Time Enough for Love")
  • “One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.”
  • “I have made mistakes but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I have never made one.” — James Gordon Bennett
  • “All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.” — Samuel Butler
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