The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
George Bernard Shaw
I never asked to be a king: it was pushed on me. So if you are going to say 'Son of St Louis: gird on the sword of your ancestors, and lead us to victory' you may spare your breath to cool your porridge; for I cannot do it. I am not built that way; and there is an end of it.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
The idea of personal salvation is intensely repugnant to me when it is not absurd. Imagine Roosevelt, the big brute, preserving his personality in a future state and swaggering about as a celestial Rough Rider!
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Most people do not pray; they only beg.