We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days.
The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
I can only assume that your editorial writer tripped over the First Amendment and thought it was the office cat.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
The critic leaves at curtain fall To find, in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play at all For starting to review it.
When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy; today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.
The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man’s adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.
There’s no limit to how complicated things can get, on account of one thing always leading to another.
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
The world organization debates disarmament in one room and, in the next room, moves the knights and pawns that make national arms imperative.
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education – sometimes it’s sheer luck, like getting across the street.
It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.