Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Effective action is always unjust.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.