There are three kinds of lies lies, damned lies, and statistics.
A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind.
Home is not where you live but where they understand you.
Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
As we were driving, we saw a sign that said 'Watch For Rocks.' Marta said it should read 'Watch For PRETTY Rocks.' I told her she should write in her suggestion to the highway department, but she started saying it was a joke---just to get out of writing a simple letter And I thought I was lazy
Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.
'We must do something' is the unanimous refrain. 'You begin' is the deadening refrain.
It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end.
There's one good kind of writer -- a dead one.
He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world.
Mike Look, we're gonna spend half the night driving around the Hills looking for this one party and you're going to say it sucks and we're all gonna leave and then we're gonna go look for this other party. But all the parties and all the bars, they all suck. I spend half the night talking to some girl who's looking around the room to see if there's somebody else who's more important she should be talking to. And it's like I'm supposed to be all happy 'cause she's wearing a backpack, you know
If you don't make your dreams a reality, reality will take away your dreams.
A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack.
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.