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Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute.
Franklin Pierce Adams
There must be a day or two in a man's life when he is the precise age for something important.
Franklin Pierce Adams
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
Franklin Pierce Adams
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
Franklin Pierce Adams
Christmas is over and Business is Business.
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
Franklin Pierce Adams

Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
Franklin Pierce Adams
What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
Franklin Pierce Adams
Too much truth is uncouth.
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
Franklin Pierce Adams
You do not know what you can miss before you try.
Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
Franklin Pierce Adams
We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression; we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation of relations of peace and amity with all nations.
Franklin Pierce Adams
There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.
Franklin Pierce Adams