His modesty amounts to deformity.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Genius is sorrow's child.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.