Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.
I am an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way.
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
It is too maddening. I’ve got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard, three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick, I’ll have to speak three times, and then I’ll be sick coming home. Still, who would not be sick for England?
Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Solitude is the place of purification.