Proverbs and Sayings

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
T. S. Eliot

This letter is long because I didn't have time to write a short one.
Pascal, Lettres provinciales, 1656


And I'll say it again. If I was an Afghan refugee in Kila Abdullah,
I would have done just what they did. I would have attacked
Robert Fisk. Or any other Westerner I could find.
Robert Fisk in Kila Abdullah after being beaten up by Afghan refugees
[The Independent - London - 10 December 2001]