Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
Man cannot be uplifted he must be seduced into virtue.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you But if you really make them think, they'll hate you.
A hypocrite is a person whobut who isn't
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors. I would rather start a family than finish one. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.
An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.