Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
Quote by Christopher Morley
The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.
It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit...
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does
If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so.
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of...
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one...
Life is a foreign language: all men mispronounce it.
Truth is the strong compost in which beauty may sometimes germinate
Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump.
The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your...
The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
Only the sinner has the right to preach.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up
When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper...
A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we...