There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I’m against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.
If nothing is to be done in the given situation, he must invent plausible reasons for doing nothing; and if something must be done, he must suggest the something. The unpardonable sin is to propose nothing, when action is imperative.
The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it?
I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.