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10 Remarkable Quotes of Ernest Hemingway

There’s no one thing that is true. They’re all true. What is moral is what you feel good after. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. Man is not made for defeat. Nobody knows what’s in him until he tries to pull it out. If there’s nothing or very little, the shock can kill a man. Courage is grace under pressure. Never mistake motion for action. Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones. All you have to do is write one true sentence. The…

10 Favourite Quotes of Sir John A. Macdonald

January 11th (Thursday) marks the birth date of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first Prime Minister and a Father of Confederation. Here are 10 of By George’s favourite quotes. Politics is a game requiring great coolness and an utter abnegation of prejudice and personal feeling. There were, unfortunately, no great principles on which parties were divided – politics became a mere struggle for office. Anybody may support me when I am right. What I want is someone that will support me when I am wrong. There may be obstructions, local differences may intervene, but it matters not — the wheel…

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FAV quotes on politics

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. – Winston Churchill Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one. – Dwight D. Eisenhower Politics is the art of controlling your environment. – Hunter Thompson Good government is good politics. – Richard J. Daley Power is dangerous unless you have humility. – Richard J. Daley A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn’t believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it. – John Major Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don’t…

New Year’s Toasts, Quotes and Verse

From the By George scribes at CG&A COMMUNICATIONS here’s to a happy and prosperous 2018! Cheers! Our bons mots to cheer in the New Year. NEW YEAR TOASTS – Here’s to a bright New Year and a fond farewell to the old; here’s to things that are yet to come and to the memories that we hold. – As we start the New Year, let’s get down on our knees to thank God we’re on our feet. – May all your troubles in the coming year be as short as your New Year’s resolutions. – May your troubles be less…

For Your Christmas and New Year’s Celebrations

From all of us at CG&A COMMUNICATIONS, we wish you the best through the holidays. Have a very Merry Christmas and we trust you will ring in a wonderful 2018! For our season’s greetings, we present ‘Toasts, Quotes and Verse for the holidays.’ Below you will find toasts, quotes, terrific sayings, and verse for both Christmas and New Year’s. We hope you can use this collection of sayings to make that holiday toast a memorable one, to use as inscriptions in those special cards, or to spice up your conversations at family and social gatherings. The best of the season!…

Humourous Christmas Quotes

Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you’re home. — Carol Nelson Christmas at my house is always at least six or seven times more pleasant than anywhere else. We start drinking early. And while everyone else is seeing only one Santa Claus, we’ll be seeing six or seven. — W. C. Fields Did you ever notice that life seems to follow certain patterns? Like I noticed that every year around this time, I hear Christmas music. — Tom Sims Why is Christmas just like a day at the office? You do all the work and…

The Christmas Tree – quotes for the season

The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect! – Charles N. Barnard Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. – Larry Wilde The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature. – Andy Rooney Gee, do they still make wooden Christmas trees? – Linus Tradition: sit with husband in a room lit only by tree lights and remember that our blessings outnumber the lights. – Betsy Cañas Garmon He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. – Roy…

10 FAV quotes on writing

Easy reading is damn hard writing.  — Nathaniel Hawthorne 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 The sovereign rule:  don’t say it, write it. — James Michener I think all writing is a disease. You can’t stop it. — William Carlos Williams I keep going over a sentence. I nag it, gnaw it, pat and flatter it. – Janet Flanner Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity. –…

12 quotes in the name of peace

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice. – Baruch Spinoza A people free to choose will always choose peace. – Ronald Reagan It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it. – Eleanor Roosevelt Peace begins with a smile. – Mother Teresa Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.…