Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.
I'm an actor. And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant.
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income which he then spends sending his son to college.
The tax collector must love poor people he's creating so many of them.
The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
It's hard for the modern generation to understand Thoreau, who lived beside a pond but didn't own water skis or a snorkel.
The wonderful world of home appliances now makes it possible to cook indoors with charcoal and outdoors with gas.
It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Muscles come and go; flab lasts
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.