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About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment."

Josh Billings

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite

Edward Albee

Man always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much-the wheel, New York, wars and so on-while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man-for precisely the same reason

Douglas Noel Adams

What persuades men and women to mistake each other from time to time for gods or vermin is ideology. One can understand well enough how human beings may struggle and murder for good material reasons -- reasons connected, for instance, with their physical survival. It is much harder to grasp how they may come to do so in the name of something as apparently abstract as ideas. Yet ideas are what men and women live by, and will occasionally die for.

Terry Eagleton

The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.

Martina Navratilova

Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul

Spencer W. Kimball

Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reading is good but the garden is the best teacher.

Christine Allison

Reading is good but the garden is the best teacher.

Christine Allison

The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world

Vita Sackville-West

Questions. Great. W-we can answer questions. Good. I need to know a little bit more about the Slayer, and about the both of you. Your relationship, whatever you can tell me. O-o-our relationship? We're friends. Good friends. Girlfriends, actually. Yes, we're girlfriends. We're in love. W-we're lovers. We're lesbian, gay-type lovers. I meant your relationship with the Slayer.

Amber Nicole Benson

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

All good song-writers have no more than half a dozen good tunes in their systems, and if they have that many, they are liberally blessed.

Irving Berlin

But I think the spirit of man is a good adversary

Tennessee Williams

A good Christian does not care for miracles very much, because a miracle is God looking after His own affairs, and we prefer looking after them for Him.

Georges Bernanos

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