Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them:...
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
The woman cries before the wedding; the man afterward.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all,...
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men -...
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does...
Writing or printing is like shooting with a rifle; you may hit your reader's mind,...
There are a good many real miseries in life that we cannot help smiling at,...
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound
To brag little - to show well - to crow gently, if in luck -...
The bigot is like the pupil of the eye, the more light you put upon...
When in doubt, do it.
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
Love prefers twilight to daylight.
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.