Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
He that has acquired learning and nor practised what he has learnt, is like a man who ploughs but sows no seed.
We've spent a lot of blood and treasure here. We regard Iraq's success to be our success. And God forbid, Iraq's failure will also be ours.
"We don't know that yet. We don't know that yet, Wolf. We still have a country whose city is mostly without electricity. We have tumultuous occasions in the south where there is no clear governance. We have a major city without clear governance." -- Howard Dean's reply to CNN's Wolf Blitzer, when asked if Iraq was better off without Saddam Hussein, April 23, 2003.