There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.
Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a law.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge.
The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America; it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive 'policies' and 'Plans' of the Russian experiment. Americans shirk the word 'socialism', but what else can one call it?
I had rather be called a journalist than an artist.
Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.