Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Freedom lies in being bold.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.