Feature

Wit & Wisdom

From Elisabeth Marbury, Mark Twain, Bernard Meltzer, Miguel de Cervantes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Leonardo da Vinci, John Lithgow

“The richer your friends, the more they will cost you.”
Writer Elisabeth Marbury, quoted in the Associated Press

“Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.”
Mark Twain, quoted in the London Times

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past, but you sure do change the future.”
Radio host Bernard Meltzer, quoted in Beliefnet.com

“Diligence is the mother of good fortune.”
Miguel de Cervantes, quoted in United Press International

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoted in the Monterey County, Calif., Herald

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.”
Leonardo da Vinci, quoted in the Tallahassee Democrat

“Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.”
Actor John Lithgow, quoted in the Illawarra, Australia, Mercury

Recommended

Internal report blames Johnson, senior leadership for lockdown parties
Boris Johnson
partygate

Internal report blames Johnson, senior leadership for lockdown parties

Biden's promise to defend Taiwan
President Biden.
Picture of Harold MaassHarold Maass

Biden's promise to defend Taiwan

No time to evacuate as Russian forces close in on a pair of Ukrainian cities
Ukrainian tank in Sievierodonetsk
encirclement in luhansk

No time to evacuate as Russian forces close in on a pair of Ukrainian cities

Would the U.S. really defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion?
President Biden and Xi Jinping.
Briefing

Would the U.S. really defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion?

Most Popular

John Oliver has some complaints about Subway, the sandwich chain
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver has some complaints about Subway, the sandwich chain

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP

Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?
An airplane.
Briefing

Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?