A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
Two such as you with such a master speed cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed that life is only life forevermore together wing to wing and oar to oar.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular.