Quotes and Conundrums

"In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence."

Laurence J. Peter

"We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend."

Robert Louis Stevenson

"You have to stop listening in categories. The music is either good or it's bad."

Duke Ellington

"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other."

Douglas Everett

"Silence is never so impenetrable as when the whisper of steel on paper strives to pierce it."

Beryl Markham

"Brevity is the soul of lingerie."

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

"Not a day passes over the earth but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words, and suffer noble sorrows. Of these obscure heroes, philosophers, and martyrs the greater part will never be known..."

Charles Reade

"One is not old until regrets take the place of dreams."

John Barrymore

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