All men will confess that without Christian civilization war must have remained a poor and trifling thing to the end of time.
These are sad days in literature. Homer is dead. Shakespeare is dead. And I myself am not feeling at all well.
His hair was short and parted accurately in the middle, and he had all the look of an American person who would be likely to begin his signature with an initial, and spell his middle name out.
I realize from the cradle up I have been like the rest of the race - never quite sane in the night.
I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.
There is a great difference in boats, of course. For a long time I was on a boat that was so slow we used to forget what year it was we left port in. But of course this was at rare intervals. Ferryboats used to lose valuable trips because their passengers grew old and died, waiting for us to get by.