Life is supposed to be a series of peaks and valleys. The secret is to keep the valleys from becoming Grand Canyons.
If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.
There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.
Unsolicited advice is the junk mail of life.
Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a Pirate.
An extravagance is something that your spirit thinks is a necessity.
Few things are as democratic as a snowstorm.
Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.
No symphony orchestra ever played music like a two-year-old girl laughing with a puppy.
Few things move as quietly as the future.
Laziness has many disguises. Soon "winter doldrums" will become "spring fever."
What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.
I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy.
A half-truth is usually less than half of that.
I like the word "indolence." It makes my laziness seem classy.
People who say, 'Let the chips fall where they may,' usually figure they will not be hit by a chip.
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
Tranquility is like quicksilver. The harder you grab for it, the less likely you will grasp it.
The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.
This is the end of the day, but soon there will be a new day.
We must escape our illusions of correctness to understand the actions and beliefs of others.
If we try and fail, we have temporary disappointments. But if we do not try at all, we have permanent regrets.
It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
You are mature when you know what is foolhardy and what is courage.
September tries its best to have us forget summer.
Americans are optimists. They hope they'll be wealthy someday - and they're positive they can get one more brushful of paint out of an empty can.
A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't.
Women have a favorite room, men a favorite chair.