the only graceful way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you cant ignore it, top it; if you cant top it, laugh at it; if you cant laugh at it, its probably deserved
The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon.
The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
A truly appreciative child will break, lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful gift within a matter of minutes.
The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history.
A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide.
Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal.
Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.
If you can't ignore an insult, top it; if you can't top it, laugh it off; and if you can't laugh it off, it's probably deserved.
It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity.