Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Moonlight is sculpture.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.