Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it, if they can not conquer.
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.
To make marijuana against the law is like saying god made a mistake.- Bill Hicks
Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.- Bertolt Brecht
Cambodia was not a mistake; it was a crime. The world is diminished by the experience.- William Shawcross
Whenever I think, I make a mistake.- Roger L. Stevens
Error is discipline through which we advance.- William Ellery Channing
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|Birth:||24th February, 1824|
|Death:||31st August, 1892|
|Profession:||Editor, Speaker, Writer|
George William Curtis was born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an American writer, editor, and public speaker. A Republican, he spoke in favor of African American equality and civil rights. He wrote for Putnam's Magazine which he helped George Palmer Putnam to found. He produced a number of volumes, composed of essays written for Putnam's and for Harper's Weekly, which came in rapid succession from his pen. In 1863 he became the political editor of Harper's Weekly, which was highly influential in shaping public opinion. His writing was always clear and direct, displaying fairness of mind and good temper. He wrote several books include: Nile Notes Of A Howadji, The Howadji in Syria, The Potiphar Papers, Prue and I, Trumps, Essays From The Easy Chair, and Literary And Social Essays.
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