We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great.
Hate is ravening vulture beaks descending on a place of skulls.
The only way round is through.
Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat.
If you don’t know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia.
It’s the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race.