Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate
The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double logarithmic diagram.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke straps our vice.
If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
I have lived temperately . . . I double the doctors recommendation
of a glass and a half of wine a day and even treble it with a friend.
You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Here we have a game that combines the charm of a Pentagon briefing with the excitement of double-entry bookkeeping. (on Dungeons and Dragons).
Open debate and full discourse on the topic of torture is a double-edged sword.
Rumor doth double, like the voice and echo, The numbers of the feared.
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
Double-thought: as you believe things that should be self-contradictory. This is generally the result of some kind of propaganda.
Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing - and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while, shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? Itís quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isnít at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember thatís where you will find success.
Great honours are great burdens, but on whom They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads. His cares must still be double to his joys, In any dignity.
Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double
Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
Double or nothing down the last hole?