We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The less you know, the more you believe.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life should be great rather than long.