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- M -
  1. Avoid pulpits, platforms, stages and pedestals. Keep to the hard ground. It is the only way you can judge your approximate status as a man.
      Antonio Machado


  2. You cnnot know what you do not feel.
      Marya Mannes


  3. If you can't be kind, at least be vague.
      Judith Manners


  4. Decide promptly, but never give your reasons. Your decisions may be right, but your reasons are sure to be wrong.
      Lord Mansfield


  5. Neither fear, nor wish for, your last day.
      Martial, (40-102 AD)

  6. Never slap a man in the face if he's chewing tobacco.
      Abe Martin


  7. Don't be so humble. You're not that great.
      Golda Meir


  8. Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
      Herman Melville


  9. Do not overestimate the decency of the human race.
      H.L. Mencken


  10. To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.
      Nancy Mitford


  11. Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down.
      Wilson Mizner


  12. My advice to you concerning applause is this: enjoy it but never quite believe it.
       Robert Montgomery


  13. There is only one rule for being a good talker -- learn to listen.
      Christopher Morley


  14. Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for your old age.
      Christopher Morley


  15. Either do as your neighbors do, or move away.
      Moroccan Proverb


  16. No one is the worse for knowing two languages.
      Oliver Mowatt


  17. Trust in God but tie your camel.
      Muhammad


  18. Don't take the will for the deed; get the deed!
      Ethel Watts Mumford


  19. In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, be sure to leave room for the mouse.
      H.H. Munro ("Saki")


  20. A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
      Joyce A. Myers



  21. - N -
  22. When you've got them by their wallets, their hearts and minds will follow.
      Fern Naito


  23. If called by a panther
    Don't anther.
      Ogden Nash


  24. Just go out there and do what you've got to do.
      Martina Navratalova


  25. Worship your heroes from afar. Contact withers them.
      Susanne Curchod Necker


  26. Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
      Richard M. Nixon


  27. Changing husbands is only changing problems.
      Kathleen Norris



  28. - O -
  29. Never play cards with a man named Doc, and never eat at a place called Mom's.
      John O'Hara


  30. The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.
      Aristotle Onassis


  31. Get a sun lamp to keep you looking as if you have just come back from somewhere expensive.
      Aristotle Onassis


  32. If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it.
      William Ornton


  33. Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
      Ovid, (43 BC - 18 AD)

  34. Never argue; repeat your assertion
      Robert Owen


  35. If you don't try to win you might as well hold the olympics in somebody's back yard.
      Jesse Owens



  36. - P -
  37. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. ANd don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
      Satchel Paige


  38. To keep your marriage brimming,
    With love in the loving cup,
    Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
    Whenever you're right, shut up.
      Dorothy Parker


  39. There is only one way to achieve happiness
    On this terrestrial ball
    And that is to have either a clear conscience
    Or none at all.
      Dorothy Parker


  40. Should they whisper false of you,
    Never trouble to deny;
    Should the words they say be true,
    Weep and storm and say they lie.
      Dorothy Parker


  41. Let time that makes you homely, make you sage.
      Thomas Parnell


  42. Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
       George S. Patton


  43. Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
      Norman Vincent Peale


  44. Never read a book to the end, nor even in sequence and without skipping.
      Fernando Pessõa


  45. Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
      Phædrus, Fables, (8 AD)


  46. If you want to have your own ideas, change them as often as you would a shirt.
      Francis Picabia


  47. Never eat anything at one sitting that you can't lift.
      Miss Piggy (Muppet character, by Jim Henson/Frank Oz)


  48. Boys should abstain from all use of wine until after their eighteenth year, for it is wrong to add fire to fire.
      Plato


  49. Always bring money along with your complaints.
      Plautus


  50. Always act in such a way as to secure the love of your neighbour.
      Pliny the Elder, (23-79 AD)

  51. To have a good enemy, choose a friend. He knows where to strike.
      Diane de Pointiers


  52. Let your face be bright during the time you live. That which goes into the storehouse must come out therefrom; and bread is to be shared.
      Ptah-Hotep


  53. Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.
      Joseph Pulitzer



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