Theres no point in burying the hatchet if youre going to put up a marker on the site.
Enemies as well as lovers come to resemble each other over a period of time.
When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady.
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress.
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there.
Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.
Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
The art of living consists in knowing which impulses to obey and which must be made to obey.
The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.
Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.
The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.