"Trying to get a fast ball past Hank Aaron is like trying to get the sun past a rooster."
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"Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow."
"The basis of optimism is sheer terror."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
"Nothing will work unless you do."
"You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure."
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."
"When I'm talking to a large audience, I imagine that I'm talking to a single person."
"Every crowd has a silver lining."
"I never let them cough. They wouldn't dare."
"It's easier to find a new audience than to write a new speech."
"We respond to a drama to that extent to which it corresponds to our dream life."
"I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away."
"I'm not here for your amusement. You're here for mine."
"It's the admirer and the watcher who provoke us to all the inanities we commit."
"Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners."
"Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences."
"To have great poets, there must be great audiences too."
"Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish."
"Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory."
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