There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
At the end of the day, Americans are not so keen on ideologues, people who have such fixed positions that they can’t see any virtue in the other side’s point of view.
That I be not as those are who spend the day in complaining of headache and the night in drinking the wine which gives the headache!
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century.
Animals praise a good day, a good hunt. They praise rain if they’re thirsty. That’s prayer. They don’t live an unconscious life, they simply have no language to talk about these things. But they are grateful for the good things that come along.
I’ve always found it best to have a routine. I go to my study at the same time every day and climb into my bay window. I may not be inspired every day, but on the days I am, I need to be in place to write. If I’m not particularly inspired, I’ll revise or do research or correspondence.
Baseball presents a living heritage, a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons past and the hope of next day, next week, next year.
Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.