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Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion.
There are no shortcuts in evolution.
Louis D. Brandeis
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock.
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.
P. G. Wodehouse
There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size.
No agency is better than its account executives.
The ultimate test of a finished account executive is his ability to write a sound marketing plan.
I have learned to respect ideas, wherever they come from. Often they come from clients. Account executives often have big creative ideas, regardless of what some writers think.
If an ad campaign is built around a weak idea - or as is so often the case, no idea at all - I don't give a damn how good the execution is, it's going to fail.
When executing advertising, it's best to think of yourself as an uninvited guest in the living room of a prospect who has the magical power to make you disappear instantly.
I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination.
I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
James Russell Lowell
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
C. S. Lewis
Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
William Ellery Channing
Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt.
It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.
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