Books are the liberated spirits of men.
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I take my only exercise acting as a pallbearer at the funerals of my friends who exercise regularly.
Man never creates, he only recombines the lines and colors of his own existance.
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain.
There's only one way to be a pilot, and that is to get this entire river by heart. You have to know it just like A B C.' That was a dismal revelation to me; for my memory was never loaded with anything but blank cartridges.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
In both instances [a car coming out of the Himalayas and tobogganning] the sensation was pleasurable--intensely so; it was a sudden and immense exaltation, a mixed ecstasy of deadly fright and unimaginable joy. I believe that this combination makes the perfection of human delight.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
What God lacks is convictions- stability of character. He ought to be a Presbyterian or a Catholic or something- not try to be everything.
Many public-school children seem to know only two dates—1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule they don't know what happened on either occasion.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
There is no use in your walking five miles to fish when you can depend on being just as unsuccessful near home.
Memories which someday will become all beautiful when the last annoyance that encumbers them shall have faded out of our minds.
Shall I be car-ri-ed toe the skies, on flow'ry beds of ease, Whilst others fight to win the prize, and sail thro' blood-y.