Cheese milk's leap toward immortality.
One's first book, kiss, home run, is always the best.
We prefer to believe that the absence of inverted commas guarantees the originality of a thought, whereas it may be merely that the utterer has forgotten its source.
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
To feel at home, stay at home.
A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke-and that the joke is oneself.
For most men, life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.
When you reread a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.
Don't be afraid of poetry.
The kind of poetry to avoid in the pretty-pretty kind that pleased our grandmothers, the kind that Longfellow and Tennyson, good poets at their best, wrote at their worst.
Reading to small children is a specialty.