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“You can’t help a chick peck out of the shell.”
— Author unknown (Julia Bromley)

‘Complicit’ is Dictionary.com’s word of the year: It is an adjective meaning “choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having complicity”

“I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend if you have one”
— George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

“Cannot possibly attend the first night, will attend second … if there is one.”
— Winston Churchill, in response

“He is a self-made man and worships his creator.”
— John Bright

“His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.”
— Mae West

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.”
— Oscar Wilde

“The future will belong to those who have passion and are willing to work hard to make our country better.”
— Paul Wellstone

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

“Freedom of speech and expression; freedom of worship; freedom from want; and freedom from fear—everywhere in the world.”
— President Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Give a girl the right pair of shoes, and she can conquer the world.”
— Marilyn Monroe