Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Call the bald man, Boy; make the sage thy toy; greet the youth with solemn face; praise the fat man for his grace.
I've been writing a lot of poetry recently. It helps me think and work things out.
Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
The tenderest spot in a man's make-up is sometimes the bald spot on top of his head.
Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built.
No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time.
In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced.
Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.
The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.
A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
When famous people come up to you it's a bit weird, but it's an honour, really, when they recognise you and want to chat to you for a bit.
No girl who is going to marry need bother to win a college degree; she just naturally becomes a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy after catering to an ordinary man for a few years.
If you're happy, if you're feeling good, then nothing else matters.
Robin Wright Penn
Woman! The peg on which the wit hangs his jest, the preacher his text, the cynic his grouch, and the sinner his justification!
One man's folly is often another man's wife.
To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
What a man calls his conscience is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
Marilyn vos Savant
Europe and the U.K. are yesterday's world. Tomorrow is in the United States.
R. W. ''Tiny'' Rowland
This filthy twentieth century. I hate its guts.
A. L. Rowse
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Unless you can find some sort of loyalty, you cannot find unity and peace in your active living.
Even when I'm sick and depressed, I love life.
Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
Life is but thought.
I think in life, the sense of humor and comedy always exists.
No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business.
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
I'm not a marriage expert, quite clearly.
Religion creates community, community creates altruism and altruism turns us away from self and towards the common good... There is something about the tenor of relationships within a religious community that makes it the best tutorial in citizenship and good neighborliness.
Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine.
I was a kid, and I wasn't even sure if I wanted to play the drums, you know? All I wanted to do was skateboard, but I was still learning and taking it in, so it was good.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves - at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others - at what they did or did not do.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes.
I don't even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box.
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