Comedy is when you slip on a banana peel; tragedy is when I slip on a banana peel.
They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad to realize that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.
Virtue is insufficient temptation.
What experience and history teach is that people and governments have never learned anything from history.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.
A nation should be just as full of conflict as it can contain.
Explore as we may in the vast regions of self-esteem, undiscovered territories remain there still.
It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who's been swimming naked.
Every revolutionary idea evokes three stages of reaction: (1) It's completely impossible (2) It's possible but it's not worth doing (3) I said it was a good idea all along.