The only way round is through.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.
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.
Malt does more than Milton can to justify God’s ways to man.
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.
My background did not start with the East Side; it started with Greenwich Village, which is West Side.
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.