Quotable quotes 1. We are born with our eyes closed and our mouths open, and we spend our whole lives trying to reverse the mistake of nature. Dale Turner 2. There are two kinds of people, the ones who need to be told and the ones who figure it out themselves. Tom Clancy 3. Lots of people know a good thing the minute the other fellow sees it first. Job Hedges 4. Paper work is the embalming fluid of bureaucracy, maintaining an appearance of life where none exists. Robert Meltzer 5. Solitude is a good place to visit but a poor place to stay. Josh Billings 6. Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly. Lauren Bacall 7. Art is the demonstration that the ordinary is extraordinary. Amedee Ozenfant 8. If you risk nothing, then you risk everything. Geena Davis 9. Nothing lasts forever – not even your troubles. Amold Glasow 10. One never realizes how much and how little he knows until he starts talking. Louis L’Amour 11. Your worst humiliation is only someone else’s momentary entertainment. Karen Crockett 12. The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. Denis Waitley. 13. Some people change their ways when they see the light, others when they feel the heat. Caroline Schoeder 14. There are no limits on our future if we don’t put limits on our people. Jack Kemp 15. You don’t need to take a person’s advice to make him feel good – just ask for it. Laurence Peter 16. Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week. William Dean Howells 17. There is a close correlation between getting up in the morning and getting up in the world. Ron Dentinger 18. Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods. Japanese Proverb 19. Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics it’s everything. Peggy Noonan 20. Male friends do not always face each other; they stand side by side, facing the world. Carolyn Neilbrun .