When I celebrated my bar mitzvah there was no cake. Today there is no such thing as a bar mitzvah in the United States without a special cake. It can be even more complicated and expensive than a wedding cake because bar-mitzvah cakes are often based on a particular theme.
I think a lot of people who feel as though they desperately want to be married oftentimes simply desperately want to have a wedding.
War is evil but it is often the lesser evil.
It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.
Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port but know he finds I fancy if Emperors hear the truth that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
There is nothing so powerful as truth and often nothing so strange.
People often ask why aren't you reading about what it is you're working on right now? And the truth is you only get three pages a night before your eyelids close.
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
Popular opinions on subjects not palpable to sense are often true but seldom or never the whole truth.
Nothing does reason more right than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie and even to murder with the truth.
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains however improbable must be the truth?
Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive.
The truth is I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it but truth is a point of view and so is changeable.
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
What is earnest is not always true on the contrary error is often more earnest than truth.
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
We often want one thing and pray for another not telling the truth even to the gods.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
I often say that shareholders should feel very responsible for how responsive corporations are to the public trust.
In my work you often get an abrupt shift in time a jolt. But the emotional logic will take the reader on. I hope. I trust. After all our memories do not work with any sequential logic.