There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.