Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Give up trying to make me give up
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Dare to risk public criticism.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
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.