A man's idee in a card game is war- crool, devastatin' and pitiless. A lady's idee iv it is a combynation iv larceny, embezzlement an' burglary.
I'm a vague, conjunctured personality, more made up of opinions and academic prepossessions than of human traits and red corpuscles.
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
Discipline does not mean suppression and control, nor is it adjustment to a pattern or ideology. It means a mind that sees 'what is' and learns from 'what was'.
There are two kinds of people in the world: those who come into a room and say, "Here I am!" and those who come in and say, "Oh, there you are."
Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
Since my little daughter is only half Jewish, would it be alright if she went into the pool only up to her waist?
The king reigns, but does not govern.
One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made; I tried to be an herbalist, whereas I should keep to the butcher's trade.
Acorns were good till bread was found.
Beat your child once a day. If you don't know why, he does.
If folks can learn to be racist, then they can learn to be antiracist. If being sexist ain't genetic, then, dad gum, people can learn about gender equality.
In nature, there is less death and destruction than death and transmutation.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, "I have lived." Tomorrow the heavenly Father may either involve the world in dark clouds, or cheer it with clear sunshine; he will not, however, render ineffectual the things which have already taken place.
Downsizing means you're about to become the guest of honor at a going-away party.
I wanted to marry her when I saw the moonlight shining on the barrel of her father's shotgun.
I will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.