Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.
Ability is a poor man's wealth.
Every one's got it in him, if he'll only make up his mind and stick at it. None of us is born with a stop-valve on his powers or with a set limit to his capacities, There's no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us.
Charles M. Schwab
People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.
People often ask me how I make things funny. I don't make things funny.
Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
Science is the systematic classification of experience.
George Henry Lewes
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.
I and the public know What all schoolchildren learn,Those to whom evil is doneDo evil in return.
W. H. Auden, 1Sep39
I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything, but that's me and I can do it to me. I think it's cruel to do it to somebody else.
JACKYour duty as a gentleman calls you back. ALGERNONMy duty as a gentleman has never interfered with my pleasures in the smallest degree.
Everybody in America is going to have to sacrifice to help us rebuild the Gulf Coast. Every government program, every individual, we are all going to have to sacrifice.
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