At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.
Category: Age And Aging
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
Category: Death And Dying
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
You can only be free if I am free.
You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.
He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. [On Calvin Coolidge]
History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.
Category: History And Historians
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.
There is no such thing as justice, in or out of court.
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
The trouble with law is lawyers.
Category: Law And Lawyers
The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Category: Parents And Parenting
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.
With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
Category: Trade Unions