An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all.
Category: Books And Reading
A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know he sees it.
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
I know, indeed, of nothing more subtle satisfying and cheering than a knowledge of the real good will and appreciation of others. Such happiness does not come with money, nor does it flow from a fine physical state. It cannot be bought. But it is the keenest joy, after all; and the toiler's truest and best reward.
Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending.
It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom.