Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.