1. 10

    Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.

  2. 9

    Measure three times before you cut once.

  3. 8

    The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

  4. 7

    It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.

  5. 6

    Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.

  6. 5

    Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.

  7. 4

    Only after the last tree has been cut down,only after the last river has ben poisoned,only after the last fish has been caught,only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.

  8. 3

    Cut your losses and let your profits run.

  9. 2

    Save a thief from the gallows and he will cut your throat.

  10. 1

    Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.