There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The future ain't what it used to be.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.