Cat a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even ... without any hope of doing it well.
There is no time like the pleasant.
I sometimes think the Pussy-Willows greyAre Angel Kittens who have lost their way,And every Bulrush on the river bankA Cat-Tail from some lovely Cat astray.
When I grow up I mean to beA Lion large and fierce to see.I'll mew so loud that Cook in fright Will give me all the cream in sight.And anyone who dares to say'Poor Puss' to me will rue the day.Then having swallowed him I'll creepInto the Guest Room Bed to sleep.
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
A man is known by the silence he keeps.
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.