The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Families break up when people take hints you don't intend and miss hints you do intend.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there,They have to take you in.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
Nothing flatters me more than to have it assumed that I could write prose-unless it be to have it assumed that I once pitched a baseball with distinction.
There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.
Courage is the human virtue that counts most--courage to act on limited knowledge and insufficient evidence. That's all any of us have
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.