A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.