I am not impressed by the Ivy League establishments. Of course they graduate the best -- it's all they'll take, leaving to others the problem of educating the country. They will give you an education the way the banks will give you money -- provided you can prove to their satisfaction that you don't need it.
Category: Colleges And Universities
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff -- it is a palliative rather than a remedy.
The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. Bit the combination is locked up in the safe.
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
Category: Food And Eating
When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones.
We must love one another, yes, yes, that's all true enough, but nothing says we have to like each other. It may be the very recognition of all men as our brothers that accounts for the sibling rivalry, and even enmity, we have toward so many of them.
Category: Human Fellowship
Life is a zoo in a jungle.
Category: Life And Living
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds -- they mature slowly.
The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.
There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.
Category: Parents And Parenting
Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked.
The rich aren't like us; they pay less taxes.
It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
Anyone informed that the universe is expanding and contracting in pulsations of eighty billion years has a right to ask, ''What's in it for me?''