In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Nothing is black or white.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The future ain't what it used to be.