In great moments life seems neither right nor wrong, but something greater: it seems inevitable.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighbourhood after dark.
No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
Man would be "otherwise." That's the essence of the specifically human.
I do not believe that any peacock envies another peacock his tail, because every peacock is persuaded that his own tail is the finest in the world. The consequence of this is that peacocks are peaceable birds.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in a female eye is more for the cash than the carrier.
If there is no wind, row.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason - there's a reason.
He rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.
Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Love is an ocean of emotions, entirely surrounded by expenses.
The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.