Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.
Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.
My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.
One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized.
Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.