In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
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.
A good liar must have a good memory.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
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.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.