Behind every successful man there are usually a lot of unsuccessful years.
Teach a child to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway.
Words: so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Stoop and you'll be stepped on; stand tall and you'll be shot at.
The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of "Women's Rights." It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
No good deed goes unpunished.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.
People wish to be settled. It is only as far as they are unsettled that there is any hope for them.
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.