A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
A man of great common sense and good taste – meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
An index is a great leveller.
Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
Beauty is all very well at first sight but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.