People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.