Samuel Beckett – always a master of pithiness, summing up all human existence in six words:
Try. Fail. Try again. Fail better.
If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~Jay Leno~ The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~Henry Cate, VII~ We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~Aesop~ If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, …
The pessimist complains about the wind;
The optimist expects it to change;
The realist adjusts the sails
— William A. Ward